Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree announces downtown Augusta policing unit

Business owners are hopeful that a plan unveiled Thursday by Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree will change the perception of a dangerous downtown.Although he said he thinks Augusta's downtown is no different from other...

Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree announces sales tax support

Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree on Tuesday announced his support for the upcoming tax package at a news conference, saying the measure enhances public safety...

Richard Roundtree: 'I am not the man I was'

On Aug. 21, candidate Richard Roundtree won the Democratic nomination for the Richmond County sheriff's...interview, there were a few things I realized about him.Richard Roundtree is a guarded man. I guess he has to be, and like most of...

City Ink: Lee Anderson, Richard Roundtree aren't up for debates

What do Richard Roundtree and Lee Anderson have in common?Neither wants to debate his opponent...would get on the radio and say, 'Car to headquarters, check on Richard Roundtree and see how many chances he's had. And they call back and say...

Richard Roundtree could make history as Richmond County's first black sheriff

Richard Roundtree knows he would make history should he become Richmond County's first...the street will point him out and whisper."They say, 'That's Richard Roundtree; he's going to be sheriff,' " he said.

Richard Roundtree attributes runoff win to seeking out voters

...Ronnie Strength came up short ? and how the underdog came out on top.The winner, school system public safety Lt. Richard Roundtree, said his secret to success was no secret ? he and his campaign team tried to make personal contact with as many...

Richard Roundtree, Freddie Sanders vie for Richmond County sheriff

Name: Richard Roundtree, DemocratAge: 43Family: Children Rashad, 15, JaVarie, 7Political experience: NoneEducation: Bachelor's degree in criminal...

Scott Peebles, Richard Roundtree have different strategies in sheriff's runoff

...Capt. Scott Peebles will be happy if the same group of voters comes back to the polls. Schools Public Safety Lt. Richard Roundtree also wants his supporters to return ? and to bring their friends and neighbors.Roundtree said the key for his...

Richmond County Sheriff-elect Richard Roundtree hints at changes in administration

In the two days since he became the sheriff-elect of Richmond County, Richard Roundtree said, his phone hasn't stopped ringing with calls of congratulations and words of advice.E-mails have poured in and his...

New Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree seeks to increase community engagement

Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree charged off down Crawford Avenue, leaving his retinue behind...first house he came to and knocked."Hi, I'm Sheriff Richard Roundtree. How are you today?"The sheriff and about 20 deputies...