Downtown Safety | The Augusta Chronicle

...highly visible team of officers in downtown Augusta. The new SMART Unit made up of community safety officers and sheriff's deputies officially hit the ... Don't Miss MULTIMEDIA Downtown Safety Timeline Your take on downtown safety

Deputy James D. Paugh | The Augusta Chronicle

...repeatedly warned Fort Gordon commanders of the dangers of a soldier who ended up shooting and killing a Richmond County sheriff?s deputy before killing ... Hundreds came out to Carolina Ale House on Tuesday night to celebrate the life of Richmond County...

Augusta convenience store robbed Tuesday

...an Augusta convenience store Tuesday evening, stealing at least $100. About 7:05 p.m., Richmond County sheriff's deputies were called to the Neighborhood Store at 2849 Lumpkin Road, according to an incident report. One of the victims...

Aiken man hit more than once by police gunfire, autopsy shows

...Carolina Law Enforcement Divi sion, and he wouldn't say where Gavin was hit. About 8:30 p.m., Aiken County sheriff's deputies were called to Gavin's home in the 1300 block of Pine Drive NW in reference to a "domestic situation" between...

Police arrest Augusta man after finding marijuana plant

An investigation into a shooting led to the arrest of an Augusta man for growing marijuana.Richmond County sheriff's deputies were searching a residence on Eighth Avenue for a weapon used in a self-inflicted shooting when they discovered...

Suspect detained after man shot in Augusta

Richmond County sheriff's deputies have detained a suspect and are searching for another in connection...Harrisburg community.At about 7:15 p.m., Richmond County sheriff's deputies were called to a home on the 1900 block of Ellis Street in...

Changes in Army Substance Abuse Program could have saved Deputy J.D. Paugh's life, doctor says

...proposed changes in the Army Substance Abuse Program's oversight could have saved the life of a Richmond County sheriff's deputy, a former Army psychiatrist said.Last month, after a comprehensive review, Secretary of the Army John McHugh...

Man charged in Georgia sheriff's death escapes jail transfer

...were transferring him to a different jail, authorities said.The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said about 100 sheriff's deputies and law officers were still hunting for Jim Edward Lowery on Tuesday evening, hours after he slipped away into...

Authorities still puzzled by body found in burned car in 1980

...answers from the law enforcement agencies working the case. According to Augusta Chronicle archives, Aiken County sheriff's deputies found a burned Oldsmobile on Oct. 7, 1980, in Bath. However, it wasn't until they attempted to move the vehicle...

Augusta Tech offers free driver's education course

...to maintain to keep the course balanced for its six trained instructors, which include Jefferson, two retired sheriff's deputies, two Augusta Tech public safety officers and a former employee with the Georgia Department of Driver Services...