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A deadly year

...budget cut of $750,000 in 2011. Its proposed budget is roughly $56 million, which includes operations at both the Walton Way jail and Charles B. Webster Detention Center on Phinizy Road. Strength said the decrease will not affect the number of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2011-01-02/deadly-year
Crime & courts | Metro | Crime | Richmond County Crime | Crime & Courts
New sheriff's office building soon to start taking shape

...and an area for prisoner intake. Construction has not begun on that phase.Currently all inmates are booked at the Walton Way jail.What happens to the empty building is questionable. There have been discussions about demolishing it but nothing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2011-09-07/new-sheriffs-office-bu
Aiken shooting suspect transferred from hospital to jail

...hospital to the custody of the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.Stephon M. Carter, 19, was booked into the Walton Way jail Monday and immediately transferred to the medical wing of the Charles B. Webster Detention Facility on Phinizy Road...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-01-02/aiken-shooting-suspect
Rants & Raves

...164-bed med facility. That's bigger than most Georgia/S.C. county hospitals. Meanwhile, the not-so-old Walton Way jail is falling apart. When a building can't last 27 years, something about those architects and politicians looks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-04-11/rants-raves
Law department bill raises ire

...senior citizen programs: Criminal Investigation Division $8,504 Law Department $4,897 Animal Services $4,357 Walton Way jail $1,879 Tax commissioner $1,760 Phinizy jail $1,186 Police training $1,139 Airport administration $822...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/30/met_561347.shtml
Metro
No change in tax rate projected

...of the Richmond County Correctional Institution, which houses state prisoners, and back into the Phinizy Road and Walton Way jails. Another $723,000 was gained by lowering projected fuel costs from $3.50 per gallon to $2.50 per gallon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/11/13/met_483246.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Across the Area

...wound. The children were unharmed. Georgia Bureau of Investigations is handling the case.Eight inmates charged in Walton Way jail riotEight jail inmates accused of rioting in the Richmond County jail on Walton Way were indicted this week.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-03-24/across-area
Metro | Columbia County Crime
Officials urge sheriff's office move

...water pipe drenched three offices in the deteriorating Walton Way jail, the men who control Richmond County Sheriff Ronnie...week, reminding them that any money spent fixing the Walton Way jail will reduce the money that can go into the new administration...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2010-02-02/officials-urge-sheriff
Crime & courts | Government | Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission | Crime & Courts | Government
Here's how to allocate SPLOST

...proposed November special purpose local option sales tax should be spent. Everybody knows the horrible status of the Walton Way jail - the building, workplace and inmate problems. Where is the architect who designed that nightmare, and why hasn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/06/let_1015.shtml
Letters
Voters to decide on bonds

...for a judicial center at James Brown Boulevard and Walton Way, jail pods at Phinizy Road to replace the jail tower, and...city's judges force them to do something about the Walton Way jail. "This is one time we can be proactive instead of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/02/met_449123.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission