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Community Foundation of the CSRA gives out more than $611,000 to 48 local agencies

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Dozens of agencies benefited Friday as funding provided through the Masters Tournament was distributed to help meet local needs. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Empty Stocking list

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Previously acknowledged $44,358.55

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Woman raising grandkids needs a hand

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An Augusta woman raising her five grandchildren on her own could use some help this holiday. Read more

Tourists stream back to Gatlinburg, but rebuilding looms

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GATLINBURG, Tenn. — Visitors jammed the main roads and sidewalks in Gatlinburg as the tourism city reopened to the public Friday for the first time since wildfires killed 14 people. Read more

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Feds close to solving mystery of alleged hacking of Georgia voter system

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Homeland Security Department moved closer Friday to  solving  the mystery about why the state of Georgia believed the federal government was trying to hack its election systems. Read more

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Kirby: When you snooze, we lose

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Travel … suddenly, you’re alert to the secret patterns of the world. Read more

Staff Writer Bill Kirby

Rants & Raves

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 11:14pm
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Aiken’s Tucker wins Wendy’s High School Heisman honor

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 9:49pm
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Frelicia Tucker, a senior at Aiken High School, won the Wendy’s High School Heisman award during a ceremony in New York City on Friday, becoming the first South Carolina student to capture the honor.

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More than $30,000 taken in convenience store burglary

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 9:23pm
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Employees of a Lumpkin Road convenience store reported more than $30,000 in cash and merchandise was stolen Thursday night. Read more

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Shooting suspect acquitted of charges

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 6:34pm
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After deliberating for nearly two hours Friday afternoon, a jury acquitted an Augusta man of aggravated assault and weapons violations in a March 23 shooting that targeted a grandmother and her family. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Sheriff’s investigators seeking rape suspect

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 6:30pm
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Sheriff’s investigators are searching for an Augusta man suspected of kidnapping and raping a woman at gunpoint on New Year’s Day 2011, four years after he was previously arrested for rape. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Local Salvation Army implementing cold weather plan

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 4:30pm
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With the threat of extreme cold weather conditions, The Salvation Army of Augusta is implementing a special inclement weather plan for the Center of Hope shelter on 1384 Greene St. Read more

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Convenience store employee hospitalized after beating during robbery

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 1:27pm
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A 64-year-old convenience store employee was hospitalized after being assaulted during a robbery early Thursday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Elderly man arrested in liquor store for terroristic threats over missing cane

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 1:25pm
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A 83-year-old Florida man with a gun in his pocket threatened to shoot a couple people in a liquor store because he believed someone stole his walking cane, according to police. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Richmond County school board receives state honor

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 12:28pm
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The Richmond County Board of Education announced this week that it achieved Distinguished School Board status for 2016 by the Georgia School Boards Association. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

North Augusta mayor won’t seek re-election

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 11:14am
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Mayor Lark Jones will not seek re-election to a sixth term. Read more

Staff Writer Photos James Folker

Thomson set to face talented Lawrence, Cartersville for championship

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 10:55am
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THOMSON – Thomson isn’t shying away from its tall task Saturday afternoon . Read more

Staff Writer Photos David Lee

Richmond County schools fare poorly in latest state college-, career-readiness report

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 1:26am
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The results of the 2016 College and Career Ready Performance Index place the average scores in Richmond County below state levels. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Red Kettles catch us early, often this season

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 11:28pm
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I’m a sucker for red kettles. I see those Salvation Army donation points this time of year and I have to reach into my pocket for a donation. I hope you do the same. Read more

Staff Writer Bill Kirby

Rants & Raves

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 10:23pm
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