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Augusta Man Becomes Latest Murder Victim

Antonio Slater

An Augusta man was fatally shot overnight on Demaret Street, authorities said. Antonio Slater, 27 (pictured), was rushed to Augusta University Medical Center after being shot just before 2 a.m. Monday on the 700 block of Demaret Street, off East Boundary Street. Slater was pronounced dead at the hospital at 2:25 ...

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RCSO Sergeant Killed in Chemical Accident at Xytex Corp.


A sergeant with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office killed Sunday afternoon from a chemical gas leak while responding to an alarm activation at Xytex Corporation in Augusta, authorities said. Sgt. Greg Meagher (pictured) was dispatched to the alarm at 3:36 p.m. Sunday on Emmitt Street in downtown Agusta. He inhaled an unknown ...

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Arrested: Midland Valley High Officer was Having Sex with Student

Officer Donald Henry Jr.

A former school resource officer at Midland Valley High School was arrested Friday for allegedly having sex with a 17-year-old student on school property. Donald Eugene Henry Jr., 56, of North Augusta, was charged Friday with sexual battery with a student without aggravated or coercion, according to a SLED press ...

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