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Survey shows Augusta gaining millennials, unlike other cities

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 10:48am
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Deonte Moses came to Augusta three years ago from Baltimore to attend Paine College, but the senior could be sticking around after graduation.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Moore: Earth’s tilt is why my yard is a mess

Sun, 12/04/2016 - 11:08pm
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Many autumns ago, I complained here about the maple leaves that blanket my yard each fall. After taking a look outside, I figured it was time to protest again – in italics!

Read more Staff Writer Photos Glynn Moore

Wal-mart cashier charged with pocketing $2,220

Sun, 12/04/2016 - 8:49pm
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An employee at the Deans Bridge Road Wal-Mart was arrested Saturday night and charged with pocketing $2,220 from her cash registers over the past two weeks.

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Fund drive raises more than $200,000 for children’s hospital

Sun, 12/04/2016 - 8:07pm
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The 16th annual Cares for Kids Radiothon, a three-day fundraiser for the local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital, brought in nearly $216,000 in donations and pledges for the not-for-profit Children’s Hospital of Georgia, according to a news release.

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Pardon our mess

Sun, 12/04/2016 - 8:05pm
News

WHERE: The intersection of Highland Avenue and Henry Street

Read more Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

YOU REMEMBERED: Landing at the wrong airport

Sun, 12/04/2016 - 8:05pm
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EDITOR’S NOTE: We joke about airlines losing your luggage, sometimes lose their way. That’s what happened on a February night in 1986 when a Piedmont Airlines flight mistook smaller Daniel Field for the larger Bush Field airport and landed the big passenger jet on the wrong and much smaller runway. Despite the late hour and the winter night many of you still remember it 30 years later. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

Woman’s 1996 murder still unsolved

Sun, 12/04/2016 - 7:59pm
News

Bridgette Benita Williams’ family didn’t feel a need to report her missing.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Public asked to help identify holdup suspect

Sun, 12/04/2016 - 1:55pm
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Authorities are searching for the man who held up Jack’s Grocery, 4330 Mike Padgett Highway, about 9 p.m. Friday night. Two men, both masked, were involved in the robbery.

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More flea market suspects named

Sun, 12/04/2016 - 1:18pm
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The names have been released of four people arrested Saturday following a sheriff’s office investigation into the sale of counterfeit goods with an estimated retail value of $3 million.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

Augusta-based beer distributor works to keep up with local demand, changes

Sun, 12/04/2016 - 1:27am
News Business

Caleb McCarty is waiting for the light to change at Hereford Farm Road when the sounds of Jason Aldean’s Lights Come On fill the cab of his Bud Light 18-wheeler. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline

Augusta may revise rules for small breweries, distilleries

Sun, 12/04/2016 - 1:27am
News Business

State laws continue to make craft brewers cringe, but city officials hope a rewrite of local laws might attract more handmade booze to downtown Augusta. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Settlements prove costly to city

Sun, 12/04/2016 - 1:26am
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Settling lawsuits has cost taxpayers at least $1.8 million this year, with claims against the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office making up more than half of that total. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Trump could fill his cabinet with Augusta candidates

Sun, 12/04/2016 - 12:18am
Columnists News

With President-elect Donald Trump looking outside the beltway for candidates to fill his Cabinet, have we got a win-win for him. Read more

Columnist Sylvia Cooper

Prominent black dentist latest to be honored with Laney-Walker Boulevard monument

Sun, 12/04/2016 - 12:15am
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A charter member of the Georgia Dental Society who was the first black dentist in the state to earn several prominent fellowships joined his father on the Laney-Walker walk of fame Saturday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Mike Wynn

Empty Stocking Fund donor list

Sat, 12/03/2016 - 11:07pm
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Previously acknowledged $23,446.30 Read more

Kirby: Password requirements succeed in locking us out of our own stuff

Sat, 12/03/2016 - 11:06pm
Columnists News

My brother was in town on business and dropped in to spend the night. A business text sent him to his laptop and he asked if he could use our home Wi-Fi. “Of course,” I said. “What’s the password?” he asked, and I realized I wasn’t sure. Read more

Staff Writer Bill Kirby

SRNL Employee receives lab’s lifetime achievement award

Sat, 12/03/2016 - 11:03pm
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A member of Savannah River National Laboratory’s radiochemistry team has been named winner of the Donald Orth Lifetime Achievement Award, the highest distinction given by SRNL on technical excellence and leadership. Read more

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Rants and Raves

Sat, 12/03/2016 - 11:03pm
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Does it seem to you that the world is upside down? Brutal, oppressive dictator Castro dies and the pope acknowledges said death with a personally signed telegram of condolences demonstrating the esteem in which he held Castro. ESTEEM? Read more

SC prisons chief uses lockdowns to deal with tight budget

Sat, 12/03/2016 - 11:01pm
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​COLUMBIA — South Carolina’s prisons chief is doing the best he can to make do with tight budgets and staffing shortfalls. Sometimes that means putting some of the state’s institutions on 23-hour-a-day lockdown to keep both inmates and officers safe. Read more

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Parade, fun kick off holidays

Sat, 12/03/2016 - 11:00pm
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Staff Photographer Photos Michael Holahan

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