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Cyber center expected to have significant economic impact on Augusta metro area

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 11:44am

Experts expect Augusta’s Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center to help kindle several business and economic opportunities in the Augusta metro area.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Joe Hotchkiss

Kirby: There are strange sights on the road

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 11:03am

The question is not what you look at, but what you see.

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Georgia race for US House seat key for both parties

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 7:16pm

DORAVILLE, Ga. — Dr. Nadine Becker wasn’t politically involved until she saw Donald Trump elected president, but the suburban Atlanta gynecologist didn’t know how to engage, given her traditionally Republican surroundings.

Read more Associated Press Photos Bill Barrow

SREL summer students study radiation movement in SRS ecosystems

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 6:59pm

The University of Georgia’s Savannah River Ecology Laboratory welcomed 14 students to its summer undergraduate program last week.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

Glynn Moore: Many of our surnames came from our ancestor’s occupations

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 6:58pm

During the weekend I watched an old film I had not seen before. Destination Tokyo was made during World War II with Cary Grant as the captain of a U.S. submarine sent to gather data on the coast of Japan. I hadn’t intended to get involved but watched it all the way through.

Read more Columnist Photos Glynn Moore

Rants & Raves

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 5:18pm

The accumulation of silt flowing down Rae’s Creek and water pollution killed Lake Olmstead as a once-beautiful, in-town recreation area.

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Plenty of peaches for local shoppers

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 5:17pm

Shoppers who love peaches will find plenty of fruit at local roadside stands now and through the rest of the summer, but the peaches in most chain grocery stores this summer are likely to be from California.

Read more Staff Writer Photos James Folker

AU researcher looking at way to choke off cancer tumor blood supply

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 5:05pm

Rethinking the way a tumor creates its blood supply is providing Augusta University researchers with a unique and patented target that could lead to a better way to choking off tumors.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Inmate found dead in Aiken County jail

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 4:59pm

An inmate has died in the Aiken County Detention Center, according to the sheriff’s office and coroner.

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Son charged with murder in shooting death of father

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 2:22am

A Richmond County man is dead and his son has been charged with murder. Read more

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City Ink: Commission still dealing with landfill’s dirt

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 11:10pm
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At a landfill it’s common practice to cover the garbage with dirt. At the Richmond County landfill, there seems to be enough dirt to cover lots of garbage, but you might have to bring your own excavator because they don’t always know where theirs is. Read more

Columnist Sylvia Cooper

Safe, cash stolen from Augusta home

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 11:08pm

A safe, firearm and $1,800 in cash were stolen from an Augusta home Friday. Read more

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Homeowners organize in battle against developers

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 9:17pm

What started as a grassroots group of homeowners picketing against quality concerns with their home construction has morphed into a unified coalition of neighborhoods from both Columbia and Richmond counties. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

Lincoln County equipment probe continues

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 9:15pm

McKinley “Mac” Williams, the employee at the center of a city equipment controversy that prompted a department head’s resignation, “would do anything for you if you asked him to,” including free brush-clearing for his contractor friend Troy Meeks, Meeks said. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Vizcaino, Dunston share bond of major league fathers

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 9:14pm

Jose Vizcaino Jr. and Shawon Dunston Jr. remember days in major league clubhouses and on team buses like they were yesterday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos David Lee

Work starts on Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center prior to Monday groundbreaking

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 9:13pm

Even before its formal groundbreaking Monday, work is well underway on the $50 million Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center on the Augusta University Riverfront campus. The mission of the center – to provide cybersecurity education and training to students. and a wide variety of workers – has also begun and is taking shape as well. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

KIRBY: Postcard vacation tip — Watch the weather

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 7:00pm
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It looks like vacation season is here because your postcards are filling up the mailbox. You are well on your way to visiting all 50 states.

  Read more Staff Writer Bill Kirby

Rants & Raves

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 6:59pm

The Augusta Commission should run bus service to the new GreenJackets ball park in North Augusta when it gets built. Read more


Golden Harvest rolls out healthy food initiative

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 3:01pm

Across the street from Augusta’s James Brown Arena sits an unassuming brick building, nestled in the corner of Fenwick and 7th. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Jon Long

Youth Academy exposes students to challenges faced by law officers

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

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