Augusta University Professor pens second book about murder

The grisly details of murder and true crime fascinate Americans.  “Murder captures our attention,” said Dr. Kim Davies, Dean of Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, who is also a sociologically trained criminologist with an academic focus on homicide and violence. “For

Augusta University Health allows more visitors due to declining COVID numbers

AUGUSTA — As hospitalization numbers of patients with COVID-19 continue to decrease, AU Health has updated its family presence practices for patients and families in AU Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of Georgia. Effective today, two individuals may now be at a patient’s bedside, as long as

Masks will be required at Richmond County Schools

Students who attend Richmond County Schools will be required to mask up when school starts Aug. 2. The school system announced last week that it would be following the new guidance for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for K-12 schools.

Augusta commissioner charged with destroying records

AUGUSTA — An elected official in the Augusta city government is named in a two-count federal indictment charging him with destroying records in a federal investigation, and lying to federal investigators researching the case. Sammie Lee Sias, 66, of Hephzibah, who serves