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Two new attorneys join accused NSA leaker’s defense team

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 4:56pm
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Two additional attorneys have joined Reality Leigh Winner’s defense team in the espionage prosecution in U.S. District Court in Augusta.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Robber sentenced to long prison term for role in Augusta holdups

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 4:48pm
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A South Carolina man who took part in a pair of armed robberies in Augusta was sentenced Monday to 12 years in prison.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Augusta tax digest shrinkage attributed to manufacturers

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 4:26pm
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A shrinking tax digest isn’t making setting Augusta tax rates any easier.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Two arrested, one sought in Barnwell homicide

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 2:33pm
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Two people are in jail and another is being sought in connection to a Sunday evening homicide in Barnwell.

Read more The People-Sentinel Photos Jonathan Vickery

Couple teaches trade of farming to potential growers

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 1:39pm
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For the past several years Loretta Adderson and her husband, Sam, have been providing residents of Augusta and surrounding areas with fresh organic produce. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Kirby: Make a hobby of critical thinking

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 11:57am
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Any fool can criticize, complain, and condemn—and most fools do.

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Easter Seals ornaments to feature churches

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 8:57pm
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For the East Georgia chapter of Easter Seals, two ornaments are better than one. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Jon Long

Rants and raves

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 8:56pm
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Sylvia Cooper’s comment in her City Ink article about the Augusta government officials “talking strategy” almost made me drop my cup of hot coffee I was laughing so hard.

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The Way We Were: Beckum, a mayor who kept smiling

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 8:53pm
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Here is a picture of the late Augusta Mayor Millard Beckum.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

SRS completes construction on new saltstone disposal unit

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 7:59pm
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Construction has been completed on a new disposal unit for radioactive saltstone waste at Savannah River Site.

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Grandparents are too important to be turned away by the feds

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 7:57pm
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There’s been a lot of rumbling lately about whether grandparents of certain American citizens should be allowed to immigrate to this country. It was only this month that the State Department caved and said grandparents may get visas and get visitation with their loving grandchildren.

Read more Columnist Photos Glynn Moore

Spieth closes strong to win British Open

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 1:32pm
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SOUTHPORT, England — Jordan Spieth is the British Open champion, just like expected, though not like anyone could have imagined.

Read more Associated Press Doug Ferguson

New development in podcast detailing family struggle of finding missing twins brings awareness

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 9:57am
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A recent podcast on two sisters missing since 1990 has prompted local authorities to consider that unidentified remains found a few years after their disappearance might be one of the girls.

Read more Staff Writer Nefeteria Brewster

Opening night gala planned for Miller Theater

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 12:00am
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After months of construction, the Miller Theater is ready to open in style early next year. Read more

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Economic push sought in south Augusta

Sat, 07/22/2017 - 11:59pm
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With the cyber industry igniting a new wave of downtown development, Augusta’s mayor wants to see the city’s new growth spread. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Joe Hotchkiss

1,100 backpacks offered at event

Sat, 07/22/2017 - 11:21pm
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Some Aiken and Augusta residents received a little extra help Saturday in gathering school supplies for their children. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Amanda King

Q&A: Paine President Jerry Hardee discusses his plans for college

Sat, 07/22/2017 - 9:55pm
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As he works to encourage new students to come to Paine College and wealthy donors to give to the school, new President Jerry Hardee is trying to get them to buy into his optimistic plans for the future. And for that, he is the school’s best salesman. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Kirby: When it comes to shopping, I’m on a roll

Sat, 07/22/2017 - 9:50pm
Columnists News

You know the toughest thing to shop for? Toilet paper. Either that or paper towels. It’s the packaging. Read more

Staff Writer Bill Kirby

New Augusta James Brown legacy push takes shape

Sat, 07/22/2017 - 9:49pm
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Details remain limited, but a new push to honor the legacy of James Brown in Augusta had unanimous support of the Augusta Commission last week. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Georgia senators reviewing corporate, personal tax breaks

Sat, 07/22/2017 - 9:49pm
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ATLANTA — A Georgia Senate committee is beginning what could be a years-long study of the hundreds of millions of dollars in tax breaks given to industries and individuals each year. Read more

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