3 Youth Development Center employees fired, 2 others transferred

...Department of Juvenile Justice fired three more employees and demoted and transferred two others at the Augusta Youth Development Center on Friday as the fallout continues from last month's death of an inmate at the facility.The director of communications...

Youth Development Center might be spared from cuts

AIKEN --- The Youth Development Center at Camp Long in Aiken might be safe from the next round of state Department of Juvenile Justice cuts.The department announced...

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Outdoor lessons teach offenders how to live

...glimpse of the W.W. Long Youth Development Center. "There were no bars...works." The teens at the Youth Development Center, the first facility of...augustachronicle.com. W.W. Long Youth Development Center The South Carolina Department...

Former Augusta juvenile inmate acquitted of assaulting guard

A jury deliberated about 15 minutes Wednesday before acquitting a former Augusta Youth Development Center inmate.The Richmond County Superior Court jury found Brandon S. Breedlove, 18, not guilty of obstruction of an officer and...

Audie Holmes

...Cure' of Ars Roman Catholic Church in Merrick, Long Island. Audie taught at Terrell Academy and the Augusta Youth Development Center. He was an Assistant Professor of History at Paine College from 2000 to 2014. He taught World, American...

Audit blames Juvenile Justice turnover on low pay, long hours

...together hold 138 juveniles or the one in Savannah with 99 children and teens. A 2012 beating death at the Augusta Youth Development Center brought to light the systemic problems within the agency.The high turnover rate costs taxpayers in extra hiring...

Man credits ministry for his turnaround

...and go into ministry. Leading Bible studies and working part-time as a volunteer coordinator at the Augusta Youth Development Center, he saw first-hand the problems the kids were dealing with."They were dealing with real problems that needed...

Boy testifies about accused baby-stroller shooter

...giving terse replies because he was eager to get off the witness stand and return home, or at least back to the Youth Development Center in Savannah where he is in custody.At one point, the judge said even he was confused by the questions.Dominique...

John Robinson Jr.

...a native of Augusta, GA, a Navy Veteran and served during the Vietnam Era; retired from the Richmond Co. Youth Development Center as an Engineer for Maintenance after 30 years and was a member of Fairview Baptist Church where he served as...

Injured YDC inmate released from hospital

The 15-year-old Augusta Youth Development Center inmate who was hospitalized Sunday after an assault from another youth has been released and is recovering from "cuts and bruises...