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ATLANTA - A small-town newspaper's story about a freshman legislator prompted the most unusual display of political damage control seen in two decades at the Georgia House of Representatives.

Sun, 03/02/2014 - 1:07am

What is it about getting away that makes life seem so great? I don't mean leaving my kids or leaving my home. Although I will admit that absence makes the heart grow fonder. On both sides.

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On February 2, Beauregard the Southern groundhog predicted an early spring. So unflinching was he when he came out of his burrow, I browsed the Burpee catalogue with my credit card un-holstered. I turned the dirt in my garden.

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Property Transfers, March 2, 2014

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Divorces, March 2, 2014

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Twitter @ScottRouch After standing out in two sports, Lakeside High School's Alexis Dunbar had to decide which to pursue as a collegian.

Sun, 03/02/2014 - 1:05am

Former Harlem native and Augusta State softball player Kacee Camp had her jersey retired at halftime of the Georgia Regents-USC Aiken women's basketball game.

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The Columbia County Board of Elections voted this week to approve the consolidation to two Martinez voting precincts, creating what will be the second largest precinct in the county.

Sun, 03/02/2014 - 1:04am

North Harlem Elementary Second Nine Weeks Honor Roll

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An Evans property owner has filed a lawsuit against the county seeking to reverse a ruling that rejected his request for access through Woodbridge Drive to tracks he wanted to rezone and develop.

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A desire to teach and help others comes naturally to Augusta Christian STAR student Kyle Cartledge. His career plan is to follow in the footsteps of his mother, Laura Cartledge, who teaches sixth grade at Stallings Island Middle School.

Sun, 03/02/2014 - 1:04am

Harlem officials honored a former colleague at Monday's monthly meeting.

Sun, 03/02/2014 - 1:03am

Brown bag series As part of its continuing Brown Bag History Series, the Augusta Museum of History presents, "That was the Year That Was, 1864," a talk given by Bill Kirby, on Wednesday, March 5, at 12:30 p.m.

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The Columbia County Board of Education voted Tuesday not to bring children back to school to make up two days missed during this month's ice storm.

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Columbia County commissioners made recommendations to amend the late permit fee for contractors who don't obtain permits before starting work.

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