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Augusta man sentenced for manslaughter

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 5:20pm

An Augusta man who shot and killed another man was sentenced Wednesday to 26 years in prison. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Former city water chief dead at 77

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 3:53pm

Noah “Max” Hicks, longtime head of Augusta’s waterworks and namesake of the N. Max Hicks Water Treatment Plant, died Wednesday at age 77, Utilities Director Tom Wiedmeier confirmed. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Luncheon honors students with disabilities

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 1:50pm

In 2004, the Augusta Area High School High Tech Program began with four students in Richmond County. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Tucker talks about plans to run for Columbia County Commission chairman

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 1:36pm

It took about two weeks after Pam Tucker resigned as Columbia County’s EMA director for her to realize she had been grooming herself for the position of commission chairman since her career began. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Columbia County man dies after being hit by train

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 1:01pm

A Columbia County man died Monday after being struck by a train in Martinez. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman