Richmond County

The Race for Marshal Heats Up

The Race for Marshal Heats Up

As the candidates running for marshal of Richmond County walk door to door speaking to hundreds of Augusta residents prior to the May 24 election, both Marshal Steve Smith and his challenger, Lt. Ramone Lamkin of the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, say they are constantly surprised by the number of people who don’t understand the […]

Fort Gordon’s Disastrous Drill

Fort Gordon’s Disastrous Drill

For years, the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence at Fort Gordon has been recognized as a leader in communications. It has been know to perform both regional and world-wide missions including extensive communications training and operations. But this week, there was a terrible breakdown in communication at Fort Gordon that caused panic and fear […]

Some Augustans Are Boiling Mad

Some Augustans Are Boiling Mad

Augustans better pray that Richmond County never faces a catastrophic emergency after 5 p.m. or this county might be in a world of hurt. To say this week’s “spike in turbidity” at Augusta Utilities Department’s Highland Avenue Water Treatment Plant and resulting boil water advisory were not handled very well is a huge understatement. Let’s […]