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Fundraiser started for local teen killed

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 6:10pm
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A Columbia County teen is raising money to benefit the family of a youth who died from a recent dirt-bike accident. Read more

Correspondent Photos Robert Magobet

Rants and raves

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 6:08pm
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Legendary pianist’s piano on display at Augusta store

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 6:07pm
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Legendary concert pianist Vladimir Horowitz performed his final tour in 1987. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Joe Hotchkiss

KIRBY: Today’s holiday through the years

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 5:47pm
Columnists News

The City Council of Augusta have appointed … a day of Thanksgiving, Humiliation and Prayer. Read more

Columnist Bill Kirby

Burke County Sheriff’s Office hosts Religious Assembly addressing church security

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 5:40pm
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Clary Dishmond, a pastor at Third Chapel Baptist in Midville, was one of a few attendees who found a training session on church security a bit contradictory Monday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Community soup kitchen in Barnwell opening in December

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 5:39pm
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Barnwell’s homeless and other financially-strapped residents will soon have a place to eat. Read more

The People-Sentinel Jonathan Vickery

Warden at medical prison being reassigned

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 4:46pm
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The head of the troubled state medical prison in Grovetown is transferring back to his former role directing the Augusta Transitional Center downtown. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Evans man dies in single-car wreck

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 3:53pm
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Steven Eveker, 53, of Evans was killed in a single-car crash on Riverwood Parkway on Wednesday. A 911 call was placed at 11:08 a.m. and Eveker was pronounced dead at 12:05 p.m., according to Columbia County Coroner Vernon Collins. He said that a pre-existing medical condition possibly contributed to the accident. Read more

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Teen arrested, charged in connection to accidental shooting

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 3:01pm
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A teenager has been charged in connection to an accidental shooting that occurred on Central Avenue on Tuesday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

South Carolina Highway Patrol cracking down on distracted drivers during Thanksgiving holiday

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 10:02am
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Authorities in South Carolina are cracking down on distracted driving over the holiday weekend. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

UPDATE: Missing hunter found dead near Phinizy Swamp

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 9:55am
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A man who went missing near Phinizy Swamp in Augusta has been found. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Navy plane with 11 aboard crashes into Pacific; 8 rescued

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 8:47am
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TOKYO — Eight people were rescued and three remained missing after a U.S. Navy plane crashed into the western Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, the Navy said. Read more

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Don’t be a holiday crime victim: Keep your guard up over the holidays, advocate says

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 8:46am
News Business

It may appear thieves and scammers multiply during the holiday season, but they don’t. The problem, a local consumer advocate says, is this is the time of year when more people make themselves easy targets. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline

Two dead in single-vehicle accident in North Augusta

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 7:40am
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Two people are dead following a single-vehicle accident in North Augusta. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Motorist killed in fatal collision with tractor trailer on Gordon Highway

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 7:13am
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A motorist is dead after a fatal collision in Augusta early Wednesday morning. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Commission hears from Pendleton King Park supporters, approves budget

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 11:23pm
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Supporters of Pendleton King Park who packed an Augusta Commission meeting Tuesday had a mixed reaction to the city’s position on saving the park. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Cool weather expected for Thanksgiving Day

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 10:29pm
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Thursday is expected to be the coolest day of the Thanksgiving holiday period for Augusta, which could also see a little rain. Read more

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Rants and raves

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 10:29pm
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Dictionaries are great when used. Electorate – persons entitled to vote, millions. Electoral College – electors who vote for the president, 535. Read more

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KIRBY: The challenge of Thanksgiving’s moveable feast

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 10:27pm
Columnists News

Thanksgiving dinners take 18 hours to prepare. They are consumed in 12 minutes. Half-times take 12 minutes. This is not coincidence. Read more

Columnist Bill Kirby

Retailers ready for Thanksgiving, Black Friday shoppers

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 10:12pm
News Business

The Thanksgiving turkey – or what’s left of it – will still be warm when many metro area retailers open for holiday shopping on Thursday. But some stores will open before many birds go in the oven. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline