Slideshow: Columbia County bookings April 7-14

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center April 7-14.

Kirby's Augusta

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Latest crime data map

A total of 156 crimes tracked by The Augusta Chronicle were reported to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office during the past week.  

Pedestrian killed on Mike Padgett Highway

A man was struck and killed Thursday night on Mike Padgett Highway. John Mark McPherson, 61, is the fifth pedestrian to be hit - and fourth to die - on Richmond County roads in the past ...
By Doug Stutsman

Now hear this, or maybe not

Success is the sum of small efforts - repeated day in and day out. - Robert Collier I am practicing for old age. Pollen, allergies, or some seasonal combination has left me with a stopped-up head ...
By Bill Kirby

Pedestrian killed on Mike Padgett Highway

A man was struck and killed Thursday night on Mike Padgett Highway. John Mark McPherson, 61, is the fifth pedestrian to be hit - and fourth to die - on Richmond County roads in the past eight days.
By Doug Stutsman

Soccer should stick in Atlanta

With a glamorous new stadium and a multi-ethnic population base, Arthur Blank, the owner of Atlanta's new MLS team, believes this team will have a chance to stick.
By Scott Michaux

Preetorius gets 24-year prison sentence for fraud scheme

The former Augusta area businesswoman who turned the American dream into a nightmare that has yet to end for many people was sentenced Wednesday to 24 years in prison.

Editorial: Mayhem in Motor City

It's a sad commentary that many law-abiding citizens in Detroit need to carry a gun to safely go about their daily business.

Augusta realtor adds 20 agents ahead of growth

One of Metro Augusta's largest real estate firms announced Wednesday that it has doubled the number of agents it has in the field, amid expectations of significant growth at Fort Gordon.

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