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Rep. Wayne Howard being treated for serious illness

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 7:30pm
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Rep. Wayne Howard is being treated for a “serious but not life-threatening” medical condition and his family desires privacy as his treatment continues, a family member says on the state legislator’s voicemail message. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Taxpayers on hook for missed city retirement contributions

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 7:09pm
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Errors in making retirement withholdings and contributions for certain city of Augusta employees have been corrected after nearly a decade — but leave taxpayers on the hook for $89,009 in overlooked payments. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Rants and raves

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 7:04pm
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There is a need for a left-hand turn at the Uptown division of the Charlie Norwood VA hospital. It is almost impossible to enter when you are coming down Wrightsboro Road. You usually have to turn on the caution or red light. Let’s protect our veterans!! Read more

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Final defendant in theft ring sentenced

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 4:18pm
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The last member of a south Florida crew that targeted women in the Martinez area for identity theft was sentenced Wednesday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Bond hearings in unrelated rape cases

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 4:13pm
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Bond was denied to one rape suspect Thursday but a $65,000 bond was granted for a second in Richmond County Superior Court. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Two teens arrested in Martinez after being found in street having sex

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 1:35pm
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Police say two teens who were seen having sex in the middle of the road in a Martinez neighborhood admitted to being on LSD. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Abbigail Lennon

Augusta man facing charges for fleeing on a motorcycle then wrecking into a vehicle

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 12:52pm
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An Augusta man is facing charges after fleeing from police on a motorcycle exceeding 100 mph then crashing into another vehicle. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Aiken County authorities looking for two missing persons

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 12:37pm
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The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office needs help find two missing persons. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Aiken police seek man who used stolen credit card

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 9:18am
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Aiken police are seeking a man who used a stolen credit card at multiple stores last month. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson