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Local woman perishes in early-morning fire 

updated 12:01pm

Fire destroyed a two-story house and left one woman dead Friday morning in Appling.

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Columbia County authorities seek man suspected in Wal-Mart child molestation

Today, 3:33pm

Columbia County authorities are trying to identify a man suspected of molesting an 8-year-old girl at the Grovetown Wal-Mart store.
Columbia County sheriff's deputies were called to the Wal-Mart at 5010 Steiner Way at 4 p.m.

Evans mother hopes Congress passes medical research bill


Melissa Solares hopes the 21st Century Cures Act will lead to new treatments for her severely autistic son, Arturo.

Volunteer Spotlight - Mike Chambers


Looking for a career change led Capt. Mike Chambers of Martinez-Columbia Fire Rescue's Engine Company 8 to a life of civil service.

Scott Rouch

New rules designed to improve athlete safety
Most high schools are starting football practice this week and heading into the preseason the Georgia High School Association is once again taking measures to watch out for players.

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Travel baseball team gets national attention
The Augusta Warriors 8A baseball team was formed less than a year ago when they held their opening tryout last fall. Only 10 players showed up, but rather than getting discouraged, they kept every player and went to work.


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