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Grant to Historic North Augusta enables work to start on Society Building

47 min 31 sec ago
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Work to preserve the Society Build­ing in Carrsville is about to begin, thanks to a donation Wednesday by Rowland-Ford Funeral Home to Historic North Augusta. Read more

Staff Writer Photos James Folker

Family shares memory of 14-year-old girl who died after crashing mother’s vehicle

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 10:42pm
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Anaya Brown, 14, was considered the “baby of the family.” Her older brother, Bryce Ceaser described her as a “witty” teen who “enjoyed to eat and loved spending time with family.” Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Rants and raves

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 10:29pm
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Loved the editorial cartoon of Oprah. Yes, she’s a nice person, won’t talk trash like our current president, but with no experience either and being so liberal, will this be a good thing? I doubt it. Read more

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Greater Augusta Family Y set to begin 11th annual Team Lean weight loss contest

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 10:29pm
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Deborah Hackshaw looks at a picture of herself at 306 pounds and believes it was not her. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Richmond County SWAT team assists in arrests

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 7:18pm
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Two men wanted in a recent armed robbery case were taken into custody Wednesday. Read more

Photos From Staff Reports

Aiken, Edgefield schools on two-hour delay Thursday

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 5:01pm
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School districts in Aiken and Edgefield counties will operate on delays Thursday. Read more

Photos From Staff Reports

Two charged in connection with Tuesday robbery at Augusta bank

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 3:03pm
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A man and woman are in custody and have been charged in connection with Tuesday’s robbery at an Augusta bank. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

NAHS band director, Aiken band honored

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 2:22pm
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North Augusta High School Band Director Chuck Deen was named to School Band and Orchestra magazine’s “50 Directors Who Make a Difference.” Read more

Photos From Staff Reports

Science panel backs lower drunken driving threshold

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 2:04pm
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WASHINGTON — A prestigious scientific panel is recommending that states significantly lower their drunken driving thresholds as part of a blueprint to eliminate the “entirely preventable” 10,000 alcohol-impaired driving deaths in the United States each year. Read more

Associated Press Photos Joan Lowy

Aiken chiropractor charged with criminal sexual conduct

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 1:57pm
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An Aiken chiropractor has been charged in connection with a sexual assault that occurred in July, according to authorities. Read more

Photos From Staff Reports

Aiken County Sheriff’s Office seeking man wanted in connection to Wagener shooting

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 1:51pm
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The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office is seeking a man wanted in connection with a Jan. 12 shooting in Wagener, S.C. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Augusta symposium on developing America’s military cyber workforce begins

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 1:46pm
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New cybersecurity threats surface every day. So what does it take to succeed on the cyberspace battlefield? Read more

Staff Writer Photos Joe Hotchkiss

Former President Carter writing book about religious faith

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 1:24pm
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NEW YORK — Former President Jimmy Carter is working on a book about his religious faith. Read more

Photos Associated Press

Kirby's Augusta: The Big Snow of 1973

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 12:01pm
News In the second month of 1973 Augusta saw something it hadn't seen before and hasn't seen since - a 14-inch snowfall. Read more

Snow to end by afternoon

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 11:46am
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After an exciting morning of snow entering the Augusta area, snowfall should cease by mid-afternoon and no accumulation is expected according to meteorologist Rachel Cobb with the National Weather Service. However, a winter weather advisory remains in effect until 7 p.m.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Amanda King

Deal: State government will remain closed Thursday

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 11:24am
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Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal announced this morning that state government will remain closed for non-essential personnel on Thursday across the 83 counties impacted by winter weather.

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Snow, ice and record cold grip the South; at least 10 dead

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 9:30am
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ATLANTA — Snow, ice and a record-breaking blast of cold closed runways, highways, schools and government offices across the South and sent cars sliding off roads Wednesday in a corner of the country ill-equipped to deal with wintry weather. At least 10 people died, including a baby in a car that plunged off a slippery overpass into a Louisiana canal.

Read more Associated Press Photos Kate Brumback Jay Reeves

Rants and raves

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 10:19pm
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Good to see that Joe (the Joke) Arpaio is treading on some new ground. Read more

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SRS employee workshop set

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 10:18pm
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A workshop to help former Savannah River Site employees qualify for aid under the Energy Employee Occupational Illness Program Act will be held from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Thursday in Blackville, S.C., according to a news release. Read more

Staff Writer James Folker

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