Richmond County

Criminal charges expected against deputy

Criminal charges expected against deputy

A Richmond County deputy is expected to be charged today following an incident involving the physical abuse of a 12-year-old child. Lt. Allan Rollins of the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office released a statement late last night that deputies responded to an incident on the 2800 block of Anne Street around 8 p.m. on Tuesday evening […]

Old vs. New

Old vs. New

Almost 40 years ago, the James Brown Arena started out as part of a larger vision to invigorate Augusta’s faltering downtown district. Back in 1973, the Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority first asked Chinese-born architect I.M. Pei’s New York firm to perform the design work and site selection for a new civic center. While Pei is […]

Deke’s Nine

Deke’s Nine

If you’ve ever spent any time talking with Mayor Deke Copenhaver, you’ve heard him say some variation of the following: “One thing I’ve shared with people is…” That phrase is just about as “Deke” as it gets, because whatever it is he’s about to share with you — that thing he’s just told you he’s […]