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Richmond County sheriff's deputies seek Delmont Street intruder

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:28pm

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help in identifying a man who they say forced his way into an Augusta home Monday.

According to a RCSO statement, the suspect entered a home in the 200 block of Delmont Street just before 4 a.m. After forcing his way through a side window, he began talking to a young girl inside the residence before leaving.

The suspect is described as a black male about 30 years old with a thin build. He has a thin mustache and shoulder-length dreadlocks, and was last seen wearing a green, military-style jacket and blue jeans.

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Augusta man arrested in connection with Hephzibah shooting that injured 1

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 9:46pm

Richmond County sheriff’s deputies have made an arrest in a shooting last month on Laural Oak Drive.

Adrian Lamar Curry, 35, of London Boulevard, was arrested Monday on felony charges of aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, according to jail records.

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Augusta manufacturers likely to avoid paying energy tax

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 8:58pm

Augusta manufacturers appear headed for a victory Tuesday over plans to tax them for the energy they use, as support has waned among city commissioners scheduled to vote on the tax.

“It probably won’t pass, but we’ll try to look at some things for the sheriff’s deputies,” said Augusta Commission member Ben Hasan, who was elected in July on a pro-law enforcement platform.

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