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...

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...

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...

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...

Juvenile Justice announces disciplinary actions at Augusta Youth Development Campus after escapes

A series of disciplinary measures were announced Friday after last weekend's escape of five inmates from the Augusta Youth Development Center.

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...

For the record

...under the provisions of the Designated Felony Act to serve a minimum of 18 months and a maximum of 24 months in a Youth Development Center and ordered to pay restitution to the victimEarl Demetrius Cobb , 17, of the 3500 block of Andover Drive, Hephzibah...

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Sandersville YDC business manager arrested

...County sheriff's deputies have arrested the administrative operations coordinator of the Sandersville regional youth development center in connection with the theft of state funds.Avery D. Niles, commissioner of the Georgia Department of Juvenile...

Retiree honored for work with mentally ill

...them."When a family matter brought him back to his hometown of Augusta, Vignati worked 18 years at Regional Youth Development Center, first as a counselor, then as the director.After that, Vignati initiated residential programs for children's...