Longtime Lincoln County High School football coach Larry Campbell announced today he’s retiring. Campbell’s been coaching the Red Devils for 42 years. He’s retiring as the winningest coach in Georgia history, having won 11 state titles in 42 seasons.
A healthcare management company with a long history in Augusta is moving…but not going far. Officials with Medac will combine operations from three Augusta locations at a new 60,000 square foot headquarters on North Augusta’s riverfront. Medac currently has an estimated 400 employees, but expects significant growth when the move to North Augusta is […]
The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who took a cell phone from a counter at the check-out area of the Raceway station in the 3000 block of Peach Orchard Road. Investigators say the white male suspect is believed to be 25 to 45 years old, […]
Georgians licensed to carry a gun will soon be able to take their weapons into many more places. Governor Nathan Deal signed a bill Wednesday expanding the right to bear arms. Starting July 1, licensed Georgians will even be able to carry guns into churches and schools in some circumstances. Religious leaders would be […]
Those interested in becoming Columbia County’s Tax Commissioner or District 3 Commissioner will have three days to qualify for the posts in June. The Tax Commissioner’s job has been vacant since Kay Allen resigned in March. The county’s long-time commissioner was under scrutiny for fees she’d been collecting from the cities of Grovetown and […]
Advance voting for the upcoming May 20th General Primary and Nonpartisan Election will begin on Monday, April 28. Voters in Georgia have several options available to them for casting their ballot. Voting by Mail continues through Friday, May 16. To do so, apply in writing with the Board of Elections Office; Advance Voting begins […]
A long-time Richmond County educator is leaving Augusta to accept another job. Josey High School principal Ronald Wiggins has accepted a job offer from Muscogee County where schools are undergoing a major reorganization in hopes of boosting student performance. Wiggins has been in Richmond County Schools more than two decades and the principal at […]
Colorado-based athletic equipment retailer Sports Authority will be closing its store in Augusta on Augusta West Parkway soon. It’s not known how many of the company’s 460 stores are closing across the country. A going-out-of-business sale has already started at Sports Authority here. As one sporting goods store is closing, one just opened and […]