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Murder trial to begin Monday for Augusta man accused of killing sister’s boyfriend

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 9:16pm
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A murder trial is expected to start Monday for an Augusta man accused of fatally shooting his sister’s boyfriend more than two years ago. Read more

Staff Writer Sandy Hodson

Empty Stocking Fund List

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 9:15pm
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In memory of my beloved sister Ramona Carroll by Blythe Carroll Hampton $100.00 Read more

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Rants and raves

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 9:14pm
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It is hard to believe that a letter to the editor stated: “Our president is an honest man.” Even Ted Cruz declared that Trump is a “pathological liar.” Read more

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KIRBY: No second thoughts about first aid

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 9:13pm
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Who lives without folly is not so wise as he thinks. Read more

Columnist Bill Kirby

Thomson woman wants to make sure autistic son has a Christmas

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 9:00pm
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A Thomson woman needs help in making sure her child has a good Christmas. Read more

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Identities of missing boaters released

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 12:48pm
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A well-known Augusta attorney was identified as one of two people killed in a boating accident Friday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Abbigail Lennon

Senate OKs tax bill as Trump, GOP near big legislative win

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 2:44am
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WASHINGTON — Republicans pushed a nearly $1.5 trillion tax bill through the Senate early Saturday after a burst of eleventh-hour horse trading, as a party starved all year for a major legislative triumph took a giant step toward giving President Donald Trump one of his top priorities by Christmas. Read more

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Local Georgia, Auburn connections share memories

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 10:50pm
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Despite its roots in Georgia athletics, the Douglas family quickly bonded with the Auburn community when John suited up in burnt orange and navy blue. Read more

Staff Writers Photos David Lee and Chris Gay

Rants and raves

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 10:40pm
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How much lower can Trump sink in pretending that he was supposed to be considered as Time magazine person of the year? Read more

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Health problems threaten one family’s Christmas

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 10:35pm
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Health problems threaten to make one family’s Christmas less merry. An Augusta woman writes that she is a cancer survivor and has many medical issues that prevent her from working. Her children also suffer health issues such as asthma. Read more

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HIV stigma still a problem in Augusta

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 9:59pm
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Nearly half the people with HIV live in the South and more than half of those with the disease who do not know they have it also live in the South. With World AIDS Day on Friday, advocates talk about the difficulty in getting people in the Augusta area to be tested due to the ongoing stigma. Read more

Staff Writer Tom Corwin

Empty Stocking Fund List

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 9:45pm
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In loving memory of my brothers, Roland Broome and Charles Broome $200.00 Read more

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KIRBY: You say you want a resolution?

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 6:21pm
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We have become a nation of thoughtless rushers, intent on doing before thinking, and hoping what we do magically works out. Read more

Columnist Photos Bill Kirby

North Augusta Department of Public Safety receives first national accreditation

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 6:17pm
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The North Augusta Department of Public Safety now holds a nationally accredited status under a credentialing authority program. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Search called off overnight for missing boaters in Wildwood Park collision

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 4:20pm
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Authorities plan to resume their search at dawn Saturday for at least two people missing after two boats collided near the Wildwood Park boat ramp Friday afternoon. Read more

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Woman accused of exploitation, neglect backs out of plea deal

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 2:11pm
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A woman accused of exploiting and neglecting the elderly and disabled residents of licensed and unlicensed person care homes in Augusta backed out of a plea deal Friday morning, firing her attorney and waiving her demand for a speedy trial. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Woman accused of running unlicensed personal care home granted bond

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 2:09pm
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Bond was granted Friday to an Augusta woman charged for the second time with operating an unlicensed personal care home. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Sweepstakes scam nearly cost elderly Georgia man

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 1:39pm
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An elderly Bogart, Ga. man nearly lost money to a scammer pretending to represent Publisher’s Clearing House, but his sons put an end to it before the scam could escalate, according to an Oconee County sheriff’s report. Read more

Athens Banner-Herald Photos Wayne Ford

Augusta man arrested in stabbing of two elderly women

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 1:36pm
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An Augusta man has been arrested and charged in connection to the stabbing of two elderly women. Read more

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Augusta electrical union gives $41,000 check to help local Toys for Tots program

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 1:24pm
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After learning of shortages at the Augusta Toys for Tots program, a radio talk show host and a union decided to do something about it. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster