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Augusta woman indicted on attempted murder charges to be arraigned

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 11:56am
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An Augusta woman accused of attempted murder for allegedly trying to poison her boyfriend and newborn baby will be arraigned Friday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Pedestrian suffers leg injury after being hit

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 11:24am
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A female pedestrian suffered a leg injury after being struck near a Columbia County neighborhood.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Abbigail Lennon

North Augusta gives preliminary OK to Comprehensive Plan

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 9:19pm
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North Augusta City Council took action Monday night to minimize consequences of its past-deadline Comprehensive Plan by voting to give preliminary approval to a new one.

Read more Staff Writer Photos James Folker

Kirby: The plane, the plane!

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 9:04pm
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Everything seems simpler from a distance.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

Rants & Raves

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 7:56pm
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How idiotic to want to stop all immigration. We just need better rules but nothing racist. You want to stop people from just coming in to jump on the Social Security and Medicare? Then note rules limiting such access after people have a chance to work and pay taxes just like citizens do. But no democratic country can just stop all entries.

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Augusta personnel board, HR director taken out of employee appeal procedure

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 7:36pm
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The days of Augusta’s personnel board – and the authority of its Human Resources director – might be numbered.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Augusta man to do time in prison in baseball bat assault

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 5:49pm
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An Augusta man who beat another with a bat and pistol-whipped him after a drug deal went bad pleaded guilty Monday in Richmond County Superior Court.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Probation revoked in stalker case for defendant’s newest domestic violence charge

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 5:39pm
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A judge on Monday rejected an Augusta’s man plea for immunity on a charge of aggravated battery after his girlfriend’s jaw was broken.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

AU Medical Center officials to celebrate Grovetown land purchase to build hospital

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 4:00pm
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Officials with AU Medical Center will celebrate Friday their purchase of land in Grovetown to build Columbia County’s first hospital.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

New center on rural health at AU has helped create a new affiliation with one rural hospital

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 4:00pm
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A new center on rural health at AU Medical Center has already helped create an affiliation with one rural hospital and is trying to expand the services it can provide through telemedicine to Georgia’s struggling rural providers.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

AU baseball team to hold Operation Teammate Day

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 3:58pm
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The Augusta University baseball team announced plans to hold an Operation Teammate Day this season.

Read more Staff Writer Doug Stutsman

DOT’s new interstate patrol service begins Tuesday in Augusta

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 1:42pm
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Starting Tuesday, interstate travelers in the Augusta area might notice a new vehicle patrolling the highways.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

McCormick’s Schneider arrested

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 1:28pm
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McCormick High School head football coach Russ Schneider was arrested last week on charges of driving under the influence.

Read more Staff Writer Photos David Lee

Teen says he was beaten over gang affiliation

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 1:21pm
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A teen told police that several unidentified males beat him Friday evening after asking him about his gang affiliation.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Suspicious package at Augusta Mall store prompts temporary evacuation Saturday

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 1:12pm
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Police made customers temporarily vacate an Augusta Mall store Saturday after employees discovered a suspicious package.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

SRNS aids robotics programs in 2 Aiken County schools

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 11:21am
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Savannah River Nuclear Solutions boosted its financial support to area schools last week by adding a $9,000 donation to support robotics programs in Aiken County schools.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

My dating life in school was difficult

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 11:29pm
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In high school, my wife had it better than me and my old car.

Read more Columnist Photos Glynn Moore

Pardon Our Mess: Reynolds Street plate

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 9:58pm
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What: A steel plate and traffic cones cover a hole in the center of Reynolds Street between two storm drains. For several days, drivers have had to swerve around or drive across the plate, which scatters rocks and moves the cones, leaving parts of the plate and hole unmarked.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

Romance tips from a love mechanic

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 9:05pm
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We don’t usually do Valentine’s Day up big at our house, so this month has been uneventful except for birthdays. In years past, we would go out to dinner, but even that took a back seat this year to work and sickness.

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Your comments on You Remembered photo

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 7:04pm
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Here are some of your comments on the Jan. 30 mystery photo.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby