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Theft of guns from Cabela’s

Theft of guns from Cabela’s

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is searching for unknown suspects who broke out the front glass window of Cabela’s and stole some firearms from the store just before 3 a.m. this morning. Deputies are asking for help from anyone who might have observed a vehicle parked along Interstate 20 early this morning before 3 a.m. […]

Meth Lab Discovered in Augusta

Meth Lab Discovered in Augusta

Lt. Allan Rollins of the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that deputies discovered a meth lab at 2408 Patrick Ave. in Augusta. Three individuals — Robert Winford Dukes, Scott Lee Weirich and Brian Shane Cherry — are facing charges in the incident. The following is the Rollins’ press release regarding this morning’s discovery: At approximately 1:44 am […]

Mayor Davis’ proposal is “heartbreaking”

Mayor Davis’ proposal is “heartbreaking”

It’s almost been a week since Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis held a news conference calling for state legislators to change the city’s 1995 consolidation bill to give the mayor significantly more authority, but the tremors from his announcement are still being felt across Richmond County. While Davis was all smiles prior to the Augusta Commission’s […]