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C.T. Walker pupil brings loaded gun to school

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 6:42pm

A Richmond County elementary student is facing discipline after bringing a loaded gun to school Tuesday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Augusta committee OKs amending waste plan to allow new landfill

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 6:18pm

There’s a new landfill in town. An Augusta Commission committee agreed Tuesday to amend the city waste management plan to allow a second landfill - for construction and demolition debris - to move forward with plans to open on Dixon Airline Road. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Details of fatal crash presented during vehicular-homicide trial

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 5:11pm

Blood drawn from an Augusta physician two hours after he was in a fatal crash revealed a blood-alcohol concentration of nearly 0.12, well above the level at which a driver is presumed to be under the influence. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Savannah River Ecology Lab raccoon study aims to eradicate rabies

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 4:16pm

Leaves crunch beneath the boots of four scientists as they make their way along a line of traps marked only by small, bright pink flags through the remote woods of Savannah River Site. In one trap, the crew finds a raccoon and quietly steps back to put their research plan into action. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

Gov. Nathan Deal signing budget with cyber money in it in Augusta on Wednesday

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 4:00pm

Gov. Nathan Deal will sign the amended Fiscal Year 2017 budget, with $50 million for the Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center, in Augusta on Wednesday for the future Reynolds Street site of the facility. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Rizzotti to bring “4 the Love of Italian Food” tour to Ristorante Oliviana

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 2:17pm
News Things to Do

Mario Rizzotti is a man on a mission, and he’s coming to Augusta as part of it. Read more

Correspondent Photos Charmain Z. Brackett

Condition of injured Xytex employee improves

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 1:26pm

The condition of Anita Wylds, a Xytex employee injured during a chemical leak that killed a Richmond County sheriff’s deputy, has improved from “critical” to “serious.” Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Gang suspect extradited to Augusta

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 10:59am

A suspect in a gang-related investigation reported last month has been extradited to Richmond County. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Unisys will move work from New York to Augusta center

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 9:54pm
News Business

Unisys Corp. later this year will move work from a call center it is shutting down in Rochester, N.Y., to Augusta, according to layoff notices filed with the state of New York.

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Kirby: Hearts and minds follow custom on Feb. 14

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 8:24pm

Love’s feverish citadel will be pleasantly besieged.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

Rants & Raves

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 8:23pm

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Commissioners to discuss probation, officer requirements

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 7:41pm

Augusta officials are expected to address issues arising in the new, government-run misdemeanor probation office at a Tuesday meeting.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord