Georgia Division of Family and Child Services Director shares "blueprint" for future of child welfare

In what became biggest turnout so far on his statewide tour, Georgia Division of Family and Children Services Director Bobby Cagle shared his vision for the future of child welfare.

Kirby: Suggestions needed for local food guide

Do you have a local restaurant favorite? The state of Georgia wants to know. The tourism division of Georgia is asking for nominations for the best local dishes for the 2016 list of "100 Plates Locals Love."

Georgia DFCS director to host town hall meeting in Augusta

Georgia Division of Family and Children Services Director Bobby Cagle will host a town hall meeting at the Augusta-Richmond County Library on Tuesday to discuss his department's "Blueprint for Change."The meeting, scheduled for 5:30...

The Artside: Goode's oils, mixed media at USC Aiken

The artwork of Harriet Goode will be on display at the University of South Carolina Aiken Etherredge Center Art Gallery from Aug. 23 through Sept. 30.

Library director is fired

The Augusta-Richmond County Public Library Board of Trustees voted unanimously to terminate library director Darlene Price, according to board president Gwen Rountree.

Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System expected to discuss deficit at meeting

The Augusta-Richmond County Library System, which has had to reduce hours in recent months to cut costs, operates on a smaller budget now of $3.09 million than it did prior to moving into the new headquarters library in 2010.

Library joins system to help track family history

Local genealogists won't have to travel any farther than the Augusta-Richmond County Library to search millions of records from around the world.The library has joined FamilySearch, a nonprofit family history organization...

Initiatives aim to boost downtown retail sector

A couple of stakeholders in downtown's business community want to take the reins on turning what they see as untapped potential into reality.


Daniel Jackson and Patrick Judd have graduated from the University of Dallas. Merit List CAlandra L. Harris and Andrew L. Bridges have been named to the merit list at Piedmont Technical College for the fall 2014 semester.

Where you live: Superheroes on display

Justin Washington, 12, shows artwork of his superhero, Purple Zero during the Young Adult Superhero Expo at the Augusta-Richmond County Library.