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University Hospital celebrates successful 2017

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 9:16pm

University Hospital is celebrating its 200th anniversary and relishing a successful last year, when it bought a struggling local hospital, opened two new Prompt Cares and still made millions of dollars. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Kirby: A brain’s gonna do, what a brain’s gotta do

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 9:08pm
Columnists News

Nothing is ever really lost to us as long as we remember it. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

Commissioner Dennis Williams announces re-election campaign

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 5:52pm

Augusta Commissioner Dennis Williams wants your vote.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Exchange Club grants funds to area organizations

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 5:11pm

Proceeds from tickets to the Georgia-Carolina State Fair that many people purchased in October went back into the community Thursday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Amanda King

Augusta man acquitted of murder charges in 2016 slaying

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 5:05pm

A chance encounter in a nightclub parking lot and a deal to sell a little marijuana set Terrance Baker up for murder. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Johnson opts out of run for Augusta mayor

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 3:34pm

The entry of Gould Hagler in the mayor’s race and with it the prospect of a July runoff have led former Commissioner Corey Johnson to abandon plans to challenge Mayor Hardie Davis, Johnson said Thursday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

E-Z-GO co-founder Bev Dolan dies

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 3:34pm
News Business

B.F. “Bev” Dolan, a co-founder of E-Z-GO and a pioneer of the modern golf car industry, died Tuesday night in North Palm Beach, Fla. He was 90. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline

Convicted sex offender granted probation

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 3:23pm

A convicted sex offender now described as “a model probationer” has been granted unsupervised probation for the remainder of his sentence. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Joe Hotchkiss

Police seek to identify subjects in Best Buy incident

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 3:01pm
News High school

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is seeking to identify subjects in connection with shoplifting at an Augusta Best Buy. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Aiken County Sheriff’s Office investigating shooting

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 2:23pm

The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Wednesday shooting incident in North Augusta, according to authorities. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Doctor charged with possessing narcotics stolen from hospital

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 12:47pm

The Augusta physician arrested Wednesday as the personal care home task force members searched his family home for evidence of possible abuse or neglect of disabled adults has been charged with acquiring controlled substance by theft. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Three arrested in Aiken for vehicle break-ins

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 12:43pm

Three people have been arrested for breaking into vehicles, according to a news release by the Aiken Department of Public Safety. Read more

Photos From Staff Reports

UPDATE: Grovetown police locate missing teen

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 9:37am

The Grovetown Department of Public Safety announced they have found a missing teen.

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Rants and raves

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 8:56pm

This country was set up to prevent any one or two high population density areas from governing the entire country. Get over it. Read more


Richmond County agencies participate in national drill for active shooter situations

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 8:52pm

A pair of officers forced their way through a door at an Augusta high school Wednesday morning as part of a training that required them to stay alert. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

New motions filed in 2014 Columbia County murder case

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 7:31pm

A Florida man facing charges for a 2014 murder in Columbia County appeared in court Wednesday as defense attorneys presented more than 20 requests for the pending jury trial.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Abbigail Lennon

Teasley joins Columbia County school board contest

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 6:33pm

Retired educator Judy Teasley has become the third candidate seeking to represent District 3 on the Columbia County Board of Education. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Local clergy react to Graham’s death

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 5:52pm

The Rev. Linda Birchall, pastor of St. Mark United Methodist Church, vividly remembers watching her grandmother shell peas and do household chores while watching her black and white TV or listening to the radio. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Amanda King

Marshal’s Office launches new initiative to reduce litter, illegal dumping

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 4:31pm

A new initiative presented Wednesday by the Richmond County Marshal’s Office urges residents to take an active role to eliminate litter, dumping and graffiti in the area. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Billy Graham in Augusta

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 4:23pm