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Tue, 06/05/2012 - 11:01pm

Politicians tried to put the brakes on the free market, and only succeeded in leaving a three-year gap that's hitting taxpayers all at once this year.

Tue, 06/05/2012 - 11:00pm

The Columbia County Commission and Chamber of Commerce are teaming up for a presentation tonight on the upcoming vote for a transportation sales tax.

Tue, 06/05/2012 - 11:00pm

Boosters of Georgia's transportation sales tax are hoping voters will approve a new tax to give cover to politicians who won't using the funding source already available.

Tue, 06/05/2012 - 11:00pm

Columbia County commissioners approved a $56 million general fund budget Tuesday that comes with a half-mill tax cut.

Tue, 06/05/2012 - 6:45pm

Gioblastoma malforme is a relatively rare brain tumor, but two well-known people in Columbia County are fighting the tough diagnosis.

Tue, 06/05/2012 - 10:40am

Columbia County authorities recently arrested two men they say broke into a vending machine outside a Martinez car wash May 28. They could also face charges for a similar incident at an Augusta laundromat.

Tue, 06/05/2012 - 9:22am

Columbia Coutny officials likely will approve a $2 million project to build a sanitary sewer system at the Interstate 20 interchange at Appling-Harlem Highway.

Mon, 06/04/2012 - 8:03am

Forty-five graduates received their diplomas Sunday as Augusta Preparatory Day School held commencement exercises.

Sun, 06/03/2012 - 2:54pm


Sat, 06/02/2012 - 11:09pm

Sports Calendar

Sat, 06/02/2012 - 11:08pm

The Augusta Daylily Show will be held Saturday at Doctors Hospital.

Sat, 06/02/2012 - 11:08pm

Warm weather and watering practices can worsen problems such as powdery mildew and large patch.

Sat, 06/02/2012 - 11:08pm

Results of the CSRA Swim League meet, Tuesday, May 29, 2012.

Sat, 06/02/2012 - 11:07pm

The Columbia County Youth Orchestra will meet weekly from 6-8 p.m., starting Thursday, in the Augusta Christian Schools band room. Cost is $25. For information, email

Sat, 06/02/2012 - 11:07pm

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