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Stephanie Brode reached out and wrapped her arms around Sue Helms' neck. "I love you," Brode told the diminutive waitress as they embraced tightly after a late lunch at Ming Yat in North Augusta. "Such nice people," Helms said of Brode and her family, who had driven down from Greenwood County to say goodbye. The longtime North Au­gusta staple will close its doors at the end of May.

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 12:41pm

The (Dalton) Daily Citizen For the first 15 minutes of Tuesday's Class 5A state semifinal soccer match, Greenbrier was dictating both the pace and physicality of the play against top-ranked Dalton.

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 12:29pm

A woman in the custody of Columbia County authorities is facing extradition to Arizona, where she is accused of faking a cancer diagnosis to obtain a state-funded abortion.

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 12:17pm

The subject has come up a lot in recent weeks, most recently connected to an incident in Garland, Texas in which two Islamic extremists were killed when they attacked an event in whic participants were encouraged to "draw Muhammad" in defiance of Islamic blasphemy laws. 

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 12:15am

While you were distracted by this year's transportation funding or Opportunity School District debates - or possibly ignoring the Legislature entirely - Gov. Nathan Deal, Lt. Gov.

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 12:15am

Lesson 1: Gov. Nathan Deal is the expert when it comes to creating jobs. Overall, Georgia's unemployment rate is not that impressive when you compare us to other states.

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 12:14am

Military tribute celebration Thunder Over Augusta returns to Evans Towne Center Park on Saturday.

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 12:14am

Somem Columbia County middle-schoolers put science to the test Friday during STEM activites.

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 12:13am

A Harlem man called authorities early Sunday after discovering someone had shot his home.

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 12:13am

More than 700 family, friends and colleagues of former state Sen. Ben "Joey" Brush Jr. filled the Sanctuary church on Monday morning to pay their respects and bid him goodbye.

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 12:13am

The woman authorities say is responsible for the wreck that killed Joey Brush was arrested and charged Friday.

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 12:12am

The high school track season concluded Friday and Saturday in Albany, Ga. at the GHSA Class AAAAA girls state track and field championships.

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 12:06am

The inaugural ASL 24-Hour Swim-A-Thon is Friday at 4 p.m. until Saturday at 4 p.m. at the USC Aiken pool, with some of the proceeds going to CSRA area Special Olympics. Contact Neil Harper at

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 12:06am

Monday, May 18 GHSA State Class AAAAA Baseball Tournament, TBA SOCCER Friday, May 15 GHSA Girls Class AAAAA State Tournament Finals at Mercer University, 5 p.m. GHSA Boys Class AAAAA State Tournament Finals at Mercer University, 7:30 p.m.

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 12:06am

Led by second-half goals from Jannie Nel and Michael Almond, the Westminster Wildcats boys soccer team beat Augusta Prep 2-0 Friday night at Blanchard Woods Park to advance to the GISA state championship game.

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 12:05am

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