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Richmond County teacher accused of sexual assault

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 2:05pm
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An arrest warrant for sexual assault has been issued for a teacher at Richmond County Technical Career Magnet School.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Salvation Army holds volunteer appreciation luncheon

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 1:35pm
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Nearly 200 volunteers were served baked chicken, green beans and macaroni and cheese at the annual Salvation Army volunteer appreciation luncheon.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

New EGSC-Augusta director named

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 12:30pm
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Nickolas Kelch has been named Director of East Georgia State College’s Augusta Campus, located on the Summerville Campus of Augusta University. He had been serving as interim director since November.

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Augusta man headed to prison for shooting best friend

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 11:54am
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An Augusta man who shot his best friend as he tried to keep the accused from shooting another man will serve eight years in prison.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Arrest warrant waiting for former Augusta area businessman Tim Shelnut

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 11:43am
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A former Augusta area businessman lauded for his philanthropy is facing arrest for failing to pay his ex-wife the back alimony he has owed for years.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Medical marijuana bill in S. Carolina bolstered by conservatives

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 12:13am
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COLUMBIA — South Carolina Rep. Eric Bedingfield once shunned all marijuana use, but when his eldest son’s six-year struggle with opioid addiction ended with his overdose a year ago, the conservative Republican co-sponsored medical cannabis legislation. Read more

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YOU REMEMBERED: Houghton Elementary School Old school in a class by itself

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 12:12am
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Remembering years 1930 to 1939, kindergarten through seventh grades and one extra year, because the teachers didn’t want me to leave. That started no child left behind. Read more

Special Photos Richard Z. Craig Sr.

Murder trial to begin in cold-case homicide

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 9:16pm
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Nearly 15 years after a college professor was stabbed to death in her home, the murder trial is set to begin for the man accused of wielding the knife. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Pardon our mess

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 9:14pm
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WHAT: Wrecked Augusta Animal Services truck Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Rants and raves

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 9:14pm
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So a clerk at Wal-Mart was trying to get away with $11,000 worth of theft all in one afternoon? Perhaps thinking there would be the weeks of delays like in other smaller thefts? Glad you got caught! Read more

Moore: Landline just lets me hear from computers

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 9:14pm
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After struggling without a landline phone for months, we get a new number and the same old calls. Read more

Columnist Glynn Moore

Missing dinette set part of mystery in unsolved 1993 murder

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 9:14pm
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Police were unsure if a missing dinette set was the key to the still-unsolved death of Julian Hawes in 1993. Read more

Staff Writer Bianca Cain Johnson

Interstate 20 bridge lane closures planned Monday

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 8:43pm
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The Georgia Department of Transportation is planning lane closures for the Interstate 20 bridge over the Savannah River on Monday. Read more

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NC man, 86, dies in Warren County crash

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 8:19pm
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The Georgia State Patrol says an elderly North Carolina man has died after a Warren County accident on I-20 . Read more

Correspondent Donna Stillinger

Decades don’t dull fond Houghton memories

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 7:07am
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Editor’s note: The old Houghton Elementary School building celebrated its 100th birthday last week, and we asked what you remembered. Here are just some of the many, many replies. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

Rants and raves

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 12:39am
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What many people construe as lies, actually have become truth. Read more

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Lower pet kill rate is possible, takes work

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 12:38am
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Columbia County Animal Services is “proud” of its extremely low kill rate, but keeping the numbers down takes constant work and education, Manager Linda Glasscock said. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

City Ink: Brimming with ideas for Augusta’s future

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 12:35am
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Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis took his #SOGO — South of Gordon — initiative for capitalizing on Fort Gordon growth on the road last week with a busload of architects and developers brimming with ideas about transforming Regency Mall. Read more

Columnist Sylvia Cooper

Texas neuroscientist latest recruit to Augusta University

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 12:35am
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The interplay between fat-produced hormones and neurons in the brain could help explain why depression and anxiety often accompany obesity, and provide insights into other disorders like post-traumatic stress disorder, said a Texas neuroscientist who is the latest recruit to Augusta University through the help of the Georgia Research Alliance. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Cancer Research Building extension to be more than just physical connector

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 12:35am
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A large steel girder now welded against the side of the M. Bert Storey Cancer Research Building stretches across Laney-Walker Boulevard toward the Georgia Cancer Center outpatient building, where it will one day help connect them, providing both functional and symbolic links. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin