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Sharpen up those pencils, it's now time to play. In today's sports section you'll see the first ballot for Pigskin Picks presented by Zaxby's.

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 12:09am

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.

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 12:08am

William Few Parkway could see more commercial development in the near future.

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 12:08am

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.

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 12:08am

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.

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 12:07am

A large archery tournament is returning to Wildwood Park next spring.

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 12:07am

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.

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 12:07am

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 Lakeside vs.

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 12:07am

Skills for life. Those are what Carolyn Stone hopes her seventh graders at Greenbrier Middle School are learning.

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 12:07am

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.

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 12:06am

Police Blotter, Aug. 30, 2015

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 12:06am

Grovetown officials approved Wednesday a resolution to apply for funding for a new $23.2 million wastewater treatment plant.

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 12:05am

For the second consecutive year, State Charter Schools Commission has denied a a local group's petition to establish an arts-infused charter school in Columbia County.

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 12:05am

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.

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