Decision on new Harlem public safety chief expected soon

Harlem's lengthy search to fill its vacant director of public safety position is expected to end this week, city officials said.

Rants & Raves

...cellphone. It is a crime and should be prosecuted.CONGRATULATIONS TO Grovetown on the hiring of Gary Jones as public safety chief. Way to go. I hope this doesn't keep him from running for sheriff in the future. Columbia County needs a man...

Richmond County Sheriff's Office receives second shipment of Dodge Chargers

...eight or nine years right now. It's all money driven. That's why the next sales tax is so important for public safety."Chief Deputy Pat Clayton said the department would be "crippled" without another SPLOST package to supplement the...

Bayvale Elementary School pupil takes loaded .22-caliber pistol to school

...The student was released to his parents later that day.Alfonzo Williams, Richmond County's Board of Education Public Safety chief, said that the gun was owned by the student's father and that the child thought the gun was a "play weapon...

Columbia County arrests promoter

...no attempt to pay Shultz. Griffin at least paid part of the money Boggs said he's owed.Harlem Department of Public Safety Chief Gary Jones said no one has filed a complaint as yet, but there's talk about similar situations in Harlem...

Aiken police get narcotics dog from NFL quarterback grant

...Carolina Panthers on Sunday."We are honored to receive this grant from the Ben Roethlisberger Foundation," Aiken Public Safety Chief Charles Barranco said in a news release. "The grant will allow us to purchase another K-9 dog trained in narcotics...

Grovetown chief returns to work after suspension

Grovetown Department of Public Safety Chief Gary Owens returned to work Monday after two days of suspension for how he handled the escape of two inmates last month.City...

Two Aiken men indicted on gun-related charges

...offenders will help accomplish our mission and fulfill our commitment to keep Aiken a Safe Community," said Aiken Public Safety Chief Charles Barranco. "These two men, Quarles and Islar, chose to ignore our warning, turned away from the community's...

Speed limit increase aims to curb number of Harlem speeders

Harlem Department of Public Safety Chief Gary Jones is hoping to curb speeders on one stretch of city roadway by raising the speed limit.Jones wants to raise the speed...

Missing SC woman's remains found

...firing range in Laurens County are a 22-year-old woman missing from Clinton for more than seven years. Clinton Public Safety Chief Robin Morse says a crew cutting brush near shooting range found the remains Tuesday afternoon. The coroner's...