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Symphony names new music director

Sat, 05/13/2017 - 10:07pm
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New Symphony Orchestra Augusta Music Director Dirk Meyer is excited about his new home. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

The story of Springfield Village will be told

Sat, 05/13/2017 - 9:18pm
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Camille A. Price won’t argue that parts of Springfield Village Park could use some work, but she says help is on the way. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Rants and raves

Sat, 05/13/2017 - 9:16pm
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A rant to the Department of Transportation local, statewide and nationally. Highway 25 from Tobacco Road to the Bobby Jones overpass is a disgrace. There are potholes in both the north and south lanes. When you call 311, they go out and fill parts of them, but the whole road needs to be repaved. Read more

Deal keeps Vogtle construction going

Sat, 05/13/2017 - 12:40am
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ATLANTA — Georgia Power is extending an agreement to keep construction going at Plant Vogtle after the project’s main builder filed for bankruptcy. Read more

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Trinity Hospital celebrates 65th anniversary with gala evening

Sat, 05/13/2017 - 12:39am
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Staff and family gathered Friday night to celebrate the 65th anniversary of Trinity Hospital of Augusta in a bittersweet event that might mark its last as a full-service hospital. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Augusta University celebrates Class of 2017

Sat, 05/13/2017 - 12:38am
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Staff Photographer Photos Michael Holahan

Kirby: Share your memories of baseball at the lake

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 11:01pm
Columnists News

The Augusta GreenJackets are in the middle of a long home stand at Lake Olmstead Stadium. What better time to share any of your memories from the past 30 years at the ballpark. Read more

Columnist Bill Kirby

Groundbreaking set for Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 9:50pm
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The Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center will have a mid-June groundbreaking ceremony and a tight timeline for construction to meet its July 2018 opening date. But things are moving along so quickly that the project is actually weeks ahead of schedule, said Calvin Rhodes, the executive director of the Georgia Technology Authority, which is building it. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Rants & Raves

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 9:34pm
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Augusta has a gem that Greenville and Asheville do not have: Lake Olmstead. Read more

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Augusta man pleads to manslaughter in two homicides

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 5:48pm
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After nearly seven years, the families of Janee Johnson and LV Wilson III may finally learn the truth about how they died. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Richmond County Sheriff’s Office reports Wrightsboro Road shooting

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 4:29pm
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Richmond County sheriff’s deputies are currently on the scene of a gunshot incident. Read more

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Lost class ring returned to owner’s family after 30 years

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 3:24pm
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For 30 years, the ring was lost. Dropped in a Washington Road parking lot, mashed nearly flat by a car’s tire, it sat in one jewelry box, then another, until about a month ago. Read more

Staff Writer Photos James Folker

Paddlefest postponed until June 24

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 1:32pm
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Paddlefest, originally scheduled for Saturday, has been postponed to June 24 because of the threat of severe weather this weekend. Read more

Staff Reports

Decatur man identified as victim in Thomson fatal shooting

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 11:31am
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The victim of a fatal shooting in Thomson has been identified as Frederick Brooks, 45, of Decatur, Ga. Read more

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MCG student first at school to receive Excellence in Public Health Award

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 12:46am
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Anna Sulimirski saw that there was a public health service award on the program Thursday for the Medical College of Georgia Hooding Ceremony and thought it would probably go to one of her classmates. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Rants & Raves

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 11:05pm
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When Congress votes to include itself under a new health care law, we will know it is a good law. Read more

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Law Day celebrated

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 11:04pm
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Staff Photographer Photos Michael Holahan

Kirby: Memories frozen in time stay youthful

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 11:04pm
Columnists News

In Columbus, Ga., my wife’s hometown, they’ve lost their professional ice  hockey  team. The Columbus Cottonmouths announced last week they were closing down after 21 seasons. The team had once been very successful and very popular, but things change. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

Financial advisor assures Augusta is fit to borrow for cyber parking garage

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 11:01pm
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Augusta’s financial adviser presented a rosy picture with a few areas for improvement as the city prepares a $12 million bond sale to finance construction of a parking deck in support of the Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center. Read more

Staff Writer Susan McCord

Liquor reported stolen from delivery truck

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 10:26pm
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The driver of a delivery truck reported two cases of vodka were stolen while he was making a delivery on Thursday. Read more

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