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Gov. Nathan Deal signing budget with cyber money in it in Augusta on Wednesday

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 4:00pm

Gov. Nathan Deal will sign the amended Fiscal Year 2017 budget, with $50 million for the Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center, in Augusta on Wednesday for the future Reynolds Street site of the facility. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Rizzotti to bring “4 the Love of Italian Food” tour to Ristorante Oliviana

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 2:17pm
News Things to Do

Mario Rizzotti is a man on a mission, and he’s coming to Augusta as part of it. Read more

Correspondent Photos Charmain Z. Brackett

Condition of injured Xytex employee improves

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 1:26pm

The condition of Anita Wylds, a Xytex employee injured during a chemical leak that killed a Richmond County sheriff’s deputy, has improved from “critical” to “serious.” Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Gang suspect extradited to Augusta

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 10:59am

A suspect in a gang-related investigation reported last month has been extradited to Richmond County. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Unisys will move work from New York to Augusta center

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 9:54pm
News Business

Unisys Corp. later this year will move work from a call center it is shutting down in Rochester, N.Y., to Augusta, according to layoff notices filed with the state of New York.

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Kirby: Hearts and minds follow custom on Feb. 14

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 8:24pm

Love’s feverish citadel will be pleasantly besieged.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

Rants & Raves

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 8:23pm

Comments from readers:

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Commissioners to discuss probation, officer requirements

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 7:41pm

Augusta officials are expected to address issues arising in the new, government-run misdemeanor probation office at a Tuesday meeting.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Former teacher accused of assault on students appears in court

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 6:07pm

The Augusta teacher accused of sexually assaulting students appeared in court Monday for a hearing during which the judge went over his legal rights.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Three seek governor’s nomination for district attorney

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 5:59pm

Three Augusta area attorneys are seeking the governor’s nomination to become district attorney in Augusta.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Finalists announced for Richmond County STAR Student banquet

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 5:34pm

The annual Richmond County STAR student and teacher banquet will be held Feb. 27 at Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Corps of Engineers says Thurmond Dam failure won’t happen

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 5:28pm

More than 100,000 people evacuated areas downstream from California’s Lake Oroville amid fears of a catastrophic dam failure, leaving residents downstream from other major water infrastructure questioning structural safety.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

2 AU researchers form company to develop cancer-fighting compounds

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 4:00pm

Two Augusta University researchers believe so much in potential cancer-fighting compounds that they formed a company and are trying to develop them on their own.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Toshiba’s pending losses loom over Vogtle, VC Summer construction

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 3:33pm

Plant Vogtle and VC Summer owners are preparing for a potential shakeup in construction contracts ahead of expected heavy losses in the nuclear construction business by the struggling Toshiba Corp.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

Augusta native named as Chambliss Fellow

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 3:18pm

An Augusta native is one of three University of Georgia students recently named to the inaugural class of Chambliss Fellows.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Byrd Elementary gets new playground

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 3:12pm

A new playground was dedicated Monday morning at Byrd Elementary School in Graniteville.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Some residents in Grovetown’s Hidden Creek subdivision report homes and vehicles egged over weekend

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 11:43am

Several residents in Grovetown’s Hidden Creek subdivision reported their homes and vehicles were egged over the weekend.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Readers find ways around Customer Service

Sun, 02/12/2017 - 11:24pm

Last week I wrote about the Russian roulette game of dealing with Customer Service. I was not the only one having faced down that bullet.

Read more Columnist Photos Glynn Moore

The 1991 strangulation death of Priscilla Wilson, 21, remains unsolved.

Sun, 02/12/2017 - 7:55pm

When police found Priscilla Wilson’s partially clothed body in 1991 they were unsure if it would be a murder case. Although that was later confirmed, they were never were able to find her killer.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Dickert recieves State Bar’s lifetime achievement award

Sun, 02/12/2017 - 7:28pm

Neal W. Dickert is a familiar face at many area nonprofit organizations working with at-risk youth

Read more Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline