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Survey shows Augustans hunger for festivals and events

Sun, 02/12/2017 - 12:50am
News

Results of a new survey are in – and Augustans love their festivals and events. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Kirby: Don’t make a spectacle of yourself

Sat, 02/11/2017 - 10:25pm
Columnists News

In recent years I have used aging eyesight as a handy escape device. In-law visits, late-night dinners, after-dak errands have all been excused because, I admit grimly, “I don’t see that well in the dark.” Read more

Columnist Bill Kirby

New infusion method for a drug to treat Parkinson’s disease is being tested in clinical trial at Augusta University

Sat, 02/11/2017 - 10:21pm
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Jennifer Hingyi can always tell, usually within the last hour before her next dose, when the symptoms of her Parkinson’s disease will crop up. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Rants & Raves

Sat, 02/11/2017 - 10:17pm

Peer support group works to help officers deal with emotional stress

Sat, 02/11/2017 - 10:16pm
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The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is working to ensure that officers affected by last weekend’s death of Sgt. Greg Meagher have the tools and support needed to work through their grief and continue in their careers. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Prom gives special needs youths, adults night to shine

Sat, 02/11/2017 - 10:16pm
News

Wearing his tuxedo and a crown, Brett Holtzclaw had his evening planned. Read more

Correspondent Photos Charmain Brackett

City Ink: Fight breaks out over probation officer certification

Sat, 02/11/2017 - 10:08pm
Columnists News

Be careful what you ask for. You might get it. Read more

Columnist Sylvia Cooper

Aiken County adult education enrollment starts Monday

Sat, 02/11/2017 - 4:15pm
News

Aiken County Public Schools will begin open enrollment for adult education classes this week in Graniteville. Read more

From Staff Reports

Woman arrested after firing shots in domestic dispute

Sat, 02/11/2017 - 10:54am
News

A suspect is in custody after the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of shots fired and a barricaded suspect Saturday morning in Burnettown.

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Governor to sign hospital tax for Medicaid passed by House

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 11:57pm
News

ATLANTA — Georgia hospitals will continue paying a tax that helps draw down $600 million in matching federal support for the Medicaid budget under a bill sent to Gov. Nathan Deal on Friday. Read more

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Dental college professor gets grant to show if hand sanitizer is effective against norovrius

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 10:42pm
News

The powerful active ingredient in green tea has proven to kill some viruses and now will take on the largest sources of food-borne illness and outbreaks in places like cruise ships. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Kirby: With downtown Augusta, the fix is always on

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 10:40pm
Columnists News

Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future. Read more

Staff Writer Bill Kirby

Rants & Raves

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 10:39pm
News

It’s the 1860s all over again, with the North beating up on the South and Atlanta going up in flames. Read more

Special

Pardon our mess: Elevator at John H. Ruffin Jr. Courthouse

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 6:53pm
News

WHAT: One of two public elevators has been down repeatedly for several weeks at Augusta Richmond County Judicial Center and John H. Ruffin Jr. Courthouse.

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Augusta firefighters try to brighten day of youngster battling brain cancer

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 5:37pm
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Cameron Fulling and his parents got to take their minds off his fight against cancer for a while Thursday while the wannabe firefighter took a tour inside the Reynolds Street fire station. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Morehouse College alum to begin 150th anniversary celebration at Augusta birthplace

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 4:34pm
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More than 300 Morehouse College scholars, alumni, faculty, and supporters will travel to the college’s birthplace in Augusta on Sunday, as part of its 150th anniversary. Read more

Photos Staff

Suspects arrested after North Augusta home invasion

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 4:29pm
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Three suspects are in custody after a recent home invasion in North Augusta. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Preliminary Augusta Public Transit study findings need public input

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 4:02pm
News

Preliminary findings are in from an ongoing study of how to increase route and system efficiency and better serve riders of Augusta Public Transit. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

USC Aiken online nursing program gets national attention

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 3:46pm
News

The University of South Carolina Aiken has been ranked again among U.S. News and World Report’s Best Online Programs . Read more

From Staff Reports

Hundreds line streets to show respect for Sgt. Meagher

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 3:32pm
News

The enormous Telfair Street Catholic church did its best, but it could never hold all the love and support the community had to give Sgt. Greg Meagher at his funeral Friday. Read more

Staff Writers Photos Doug Stutsman Bianca Cain Johnson