A delay in relocating utilities, particularly telecommunications lines by Internet providers Comcast and WOW!, has caused construction of a $40.3 million expansion of River Watch Parkway in Columbia County to fall six months behind schedule, officials said Monday.
A fieldtrip to The Augusta Chronicle when she was in the seventh grade was all it took for Charmain Brackett to realize that she wanted to be a writer. An avid reader, she says that she feels like her love of writing is a byproduct of that pastime.
A soldier stationed at Fort Gordon was acquitted of child molestation charges on Aug. 27.
A Columbia County Superior Court jury found Brent Briggs not guilty of two counts of aggravated child molestation and one count of child molestation.
The Fort Gordon Natural Resources Branch is hosting a public information meeting Thursday in Darling Hall, Room 188 at 6 p.m. Contact Mike Juhan at (706) 791-2397 or Steve Camp at (706) 726-0098.
The Top Dawg Fishing Tournament will be Sept.
Saturday, Sept. 5
Augusta Prep at Eye Opener at Spartanburg, S.C., 9 a.m.
Friday, Sept. 4
Augusta Christian at Fox Creek
Augusta Prep at Edmund Burke
Evans at Northside, Warner Robins
Greenbrier vs. Warner Robins
Columbia County Sheriff Clay Whittle said Aug. 27 he will ask county commissioners to rescind and revise an ordinance meant stem sales of stolen goods, which has been criticized as too broad and burdensome for businesses that resale used merchandise.
Pride Night Out 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, Options Cafe, 1250 Gordon Highway; benefits Augusta Pride 2016; facebook.com/events/733814120056929
Register online by Sept. 1 for Girls Got Game Fall League Sept. 12-Oct.