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Youth Academy exposes students to challenges faced by law officers

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 11:00pm
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Imagine you’re a police officer face-to-face with a suspect reported to be armed and his hands are behind his back. How would you proceed?

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Youth Academy exposes students to challenges faced by law officers

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 11:00pm
News

Imagine you’re a police officer face-to-face with a suspect reported to be armed and his hands are behind his back. How would you proceed? Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Tennessee “hero” says Georgia fugitives surrendered to him

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 10:55pm
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SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. | The man credited by law enforcement with holding two Georgia prison escapees at gunpoint until police arrived rejected the “... Read more

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Rants & Raves

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 10:14pm
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I’m not an urban planner, but there has got to be an alternative to slow-moving trains running through the middle of Broad Street, making everyone who works downtown late. Read more

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Coroner says local Furman student died of Fentanyl overdose

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 9:23pm
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The cause of death of a Furman University student who died the day before his graduation has been released. Read more

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Man arrested in Aiken fatal shooting case

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 7:37pm
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Authorities in DeKalb County, Ga., arrested a suspect in the May 26 shooting death of a man in Aiken.

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Central Avenue reopens today

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 3:52pm
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Repairs are complete and Central Avenue reopened Friday, according to city spokesman Jim Beasley. Read more

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Slain deputy was ‘awesome’ family man, friend says

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 3:08pm
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Cpl. Gregory Cooke was at the beginning of his second career when he was fatally shot Thursday afternoon in an apparent domestic dispute. He was off-duty at the time.

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Bond denied for suspect in Augusta community center homicide

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 3:00pm
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Bond was denied Friday for one of the suspects in a deadly shooting that took place on the basketball court at a community center. Read more

Staff Writer Sandy Hodson

Wreck closes portion of Highway 56

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 1:05pm
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A wreck has forced closure of Ga. Highway 56 between Old Waynesboro Road and Highway 80 in Burke County.

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UPDATE: Three more arrested in deputy fatal shooting

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 10:13am
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Three more people have been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting of an off-duty Richmond County Sheriff’s deputy Thursday on Lennox Road.

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Bond denied for mother of missing teen LaTania Carwell; DA says woman’s husband admits girl is dead

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 9:19am
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As law enforcement agencies continue to search for the remains of a missing 16-year-old, her mother will stay in jail on a charge of hindering the apprehension of a criminal – her husband, Leon Lamar Tripp.

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Is Augusta a cyber hub? Study suggests it is

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 11:48pm
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Wondering when Augusta will become a cyber hub? Read more

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Rants and raves

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 11:47pm
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Someone claimed that Trump was doing as he promised. So, he really promised to not be able to pass a single major bill as he tried to pass through illegal things like the two travel bans that had to get slapped back by the courts?

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Kirby: Can you name 8 over 80 to honor?

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 11:46pm
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Today’s my father’s birthday and I was teasing him about all the changes he’s seen in almost nine decades – you know, indoor plumbing, steam locomotives, Tang. He responds by ignoring me and focusing on his iPad, where he usually finds a dozen stories a day to share with his first-born observer. Read more

Columnist Bill Kirby

Phone seizure prompts Edgefield County prison fight

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 10:05pm
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City finalizes details for cyber parking deck

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 6:24pm
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City officials have firmed plans to issue up to $12 million in bonds for a new parking garage to support the Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center and finalized a letter of intent with Georgia Technology Authority, which will build and maintain the deck. Read more

Staff Writer Susan McCord

Off-duty Richmond County deputy fatally shot

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 4:34pm
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An off-duty Richmond County Sheriff’s deputy was fatally shot Thursday afternoon in south Augusta, according to the sheriff’s office. Read more

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Former Magistrate Court clerk pleads guilty to theft of public money

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 2:18pm
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A former clerk in the Richmond County Magistrate Court clerk’s office admitted to stealing from county coffers. Read more

Staff Writer Sandy Hodson

Hwy 25 crash in Burke County forcing traffic to be diverted

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 2:00pm
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A crash on Highway 25 South at Winter Road in Burke County has temporarily forced traffic to be diverted. Read more

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