Wal-Mart is poised to open its third new store in the Augusta metro area in less than a year. A Neighborhood Market grocery will open Jan. 28 at 300 S. Belair Road in Mar­ti­nez.

Sun, 01/11/2015 - 1:18am

Army Pvt. Leevoy Francis has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Francis is the son of Patricia Francis of Evans and is a 2014 graduate of Greenbrier High School.

Sun, 01/11/2015 - 1:17am

Police Blotter, Jan. 11, 2015

Sun, 01/11/2015 - 1:17am

Goodwill Industries of Middle Georgia is expanding to the Grovetown area.

Sun, 01/11/2015 - 1:17am

Columbia County officials said the latest estimate of damages from an incident of vandalism at Blanchard Woods Park over the Christmas holiday has risen to $57,000.

Sun, 01/11/2015 - 1:16am

January is National Radon Awareness month. Radon is the second-leading cause of lung cancer in the United States, only behind tobacco smoke. It is responsible for a reported 21,000 deaths per year in the United States.

Sun, 01/11/2015 - 1:15am

Every year, during the Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, dulcimer strummers get together at Mistletoe State Park for a weekend long jam.

Sun, 01/11/2015 - 1:15am

Property Transfers, Jan. 11, 2015

Sun, 01/11/2015 - 1:15am

Marriage Licenses, Jan. 11, 2015

Sun, 01/11/2015 - 1:14am

Divorces, Jan. 11, 2015

Sun, 01/11/2015 - 1:14am

DUIs, Jan. 11, 2015

Sun, 01/11/2015 - 1:14am

Georgia College's 2014 fall degrees: Charles Cosby of Harlem, Kayla Barksdale of Martinez, William Ticknor of Augusta, Michael Valerio of Martinez.

Sun, 01/11/2015 - 1:13am

Spring registration is now open for Martinez-Evans Little League at mellbaseball.org for boys and girls ages 4 to 18 with a new Big League for 17- to 18-year-olds.

Sun, 01/11/2015 - 1:13am

Tuesday, Jan. 13 Augusta Christian vs. Cardinal Newman, 6 p.m. (girls), 7:30 p.m. (boys) Harlem at Metter, 6 p.m. (girls), 7:30 p.m. (boys) Augusta Prep at Bulloch Academy, 6:30 p.m. (girls), 8 p.m. (boys) Greenbrier vs. Richmond Academy, 6 p.m.

Sun, 01/11/2015 - 1:13am

Earlier this week I received a message that left me stunned and saddened. Someone wanted to make sure I had heard that my friend Jim Burton had passed away.

Sun, 01/11/2015 - 1:13am