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Augusta woman denied bond in homicide case

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 11:25am

An Augusta woman recently indicted on charges that include murder was denied bond Wednesday in Richmond County Superior Court.

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Investigation continues into Liberty County bus crash that killed 5-year-old girl, hurt 20

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 10:35am

Investigators are returning to the scene of an accident Wednesday hoping to determine what led to the death of a 5-year-old girl.

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Live fire training at Fort Gordon today

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 9:22am

A live fire training exercise is scheduled at Fort Gordon today.

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Hunter captures monster python in Florida Everglades

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 8:49am

MIAMI — A monster Burmese python has been captured by a snake hunter in the Florida Everglades.

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Empty Stocking Fund List

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 11:03pm

In memory of Glenn M. Grandin $250.00 Read more

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Rants and raves

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 10:56pm

Trump hasn’t done anything for the economy yet it is still riding on the wave of what Obama had done. Now we will see it go downhill as the deficit builds up under his inept proposals. Read more


Health, financial problems threaten Christmas for Thomson woman’s children

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 10:50pm

The year has been a difficult one for a Thomson woman and she doesn’t want that to keep her children from having an enjoyable Christmas. Read more

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Probable cause found in child molestation case against young Augusta man

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 3:35pm

An Augusta man accused of molesting a teen will face possible indictment by the Richmond County grand jury.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Historic tax credit repeal could slow revitalization efforts

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 1:02pm

GOP-led tax reform could drastically reduce the incentive to renovate historic buildings in Augusta’s urban core, possibly prolonging the period vacant or dilapidated structures sit idle, local officials and developers say.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline

Augusta Commission rejects arena deal at Regency

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 12:10pm

A proposal to build an arena at the vacant Regency Mall was vetoed Tuesday when seven Augusta commissioners voted against the plan, after an earlier vote that saw Mayor Hardie Davis break a tie to extend arena negotiations for 45 days. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Man charged with attempted murder in Warrenville shooting

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 12:02pm

An Augusta man wanted in connection to a shooting last week in Warrenville has been arrested. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Agreement reached to give Georgia Power all remaining payments on Vogtle reactors by Dec. 15

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 11:52am

Georgia Power announced today it will get all of the crucial payments this month from the parent company of its former main contractor for the two new nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Girl, 5, dead after school bus crashes into tree in Georgia

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 11:42am

HINESVILLE, Ga. — Authorities say a 5-year-old girl is dead after a school bus left the road and smashed into a tree while carrying children to school in Georgia. Read more

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School system reaches settlement in molestation case

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 11:28am

The Richmond County School System has settled lawsuits filed by two molestation victims of a former janitor. Read more

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Longtime Rep. John Conyers says he is retiring

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 10:38am

DETROIT — Rep. John Conyers, who has been battling sexual harassment allegations by former female staffers, says he is retiring.

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Hightower elected president of South Carolina School Boards Association

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 10:18am

Aiken County Public School Board member Wesley Hightower was elected president of the South Carolina School Boards Association during its annual Delegate Assembly on Saturday. Read more

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Columbia County Sheriff’s Office seeking to identify suspect in connection to entering multiple vehicles

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 9:32am

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is seeking to identify a suspect in connection to entering into mulitiple vehicles in November. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

South Carolina Highway Patrol seeking new applicants

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 9:13am

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is now accepting applications for new troopers and telecommunications officers. Read more

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Architect recommends demolishing old North Augusta buildings, incorporating details in new construction

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 9:38pm

The old stable house and caretaker’s cottage adjacent to the former Seven Gables site are too far gone to fix, have limited historical value and should be demolished, according to a building assessment prepared by the firm designing a new public safety complex on the site.

Read more Staff Writer Photos James Folker

Grandmother seeks help to give grandsons a good Christmas

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 9:01pm

A grandmother wants to make sure her grandchildren have Christmas presents to open this year.

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