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Anthony Weiner sentenced to 21 months in sexting case

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 11:30am
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NEW YORK - Former Rep. Anthony Weiner was sentenced Monday to 21 months in prison for sexting with a 15-year-old girl in a case that rocked Hillary Clinton’s campaign for the White House in the closing days of the race and may have cost her the presidency.

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Shaffer takes on new economic development role for Augusta University

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 10:07am
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Michael Shaffer, the chief lobbyist for Augusta University and a former aide to Gov. Nathan Deal and the late U.S. Rep. Charlie Norwood, will take on a new role as head of economic development for the university, the university announced this morning. Read more

Staff Writer Tom Corwin

Georgia parole board to consider clemency for inmate set for execution

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 10:00am
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ATLANTA — A Georgia prisoner scheduled for execution this week has spent the last 27 years regretting the decisions that led him to kill his sister-in-law as she was on her way to work with his estranged wife, his lawyers said in a clemency application.

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Columbia County Sheriff’s Office seeking suspect in connection to counterfeit checks at Evans credit union

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 9:21am
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The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help in finding a suspect who cashed two counterfeit checks at a bank in Evans.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

North Augusta’s “Annie” to lead Christmas parade

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 7:55pm
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Heidi Gray Coughenour, who starred in a Broadway tour of the musical Annie, will be grand marshal for the 2017 North Augusta Lions Christmas Parade, the club announced Sunday.

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Burke man arrested in shooting death

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 7:45pm
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One man is dead and another is in jail, facing murder charges after a shooting in Waynesboro early Sunday.

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North Augusta plan to cover pension bill includes tax hike

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 6:17pm
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For North Augusta City Councilman Ken McDowell, it’s not complicated, but it is maddening: “They lost it. Now we’ve got to pay it back.”

Read more Staff Writer Photos James Folker

Way We Were: Augusta’s baron of barbecue Clem Castleberry

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 6:07pm
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Almost a century ago this month Augustans honored returning World War I soldiers with a massive barbecue held at the old fairgrounds, then located west of town near Lake Olmstead.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

Christian academy in Augusta continues campaign to bring awareness to case of missing teen

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 6:07pm
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As billboards of missing Augusta teen LaTania Janell Carwell continue to pop up within the community, students at a local school have joined in on efforts to keep her story alive.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Rants and raves

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 6:07pm
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Rants and raves

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 6:06pm
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Glynn Moore: A Soviet officer saved the world from nuclear destruction, and we have to follow his lead

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 5:20pm
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When I was a boy, the world toyed with nuclear destruction just 90 miles off the coast of Florida. I knew that if anyone pushed the wrong button, I wouldn’t be around long enough to pick up the glowing pieces; I would be many of those pieces.

Read more Columnist Photos Glynn Moore

Richmond Academy, Evans teachers finish Ironman on their terms

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 4:07pm
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After finishing Sunday’s Ironman 70.3 Augusta, Kevin Scheyer planned to do several things afterward. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Chris Gay

Thomas takes title at Ironman 70.3 Augusta

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 11:20am
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With a smile and hoist of the finish line tape, Jesse Thomas gave himself a boost of confidence Sunday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos David Lee

Ironman race day arrives in Augusta

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 9:07pm
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If you blinked, you missed Johnathan “The Flash” Ramirez cross the finish line at the IRONKIDS Augusta Fun Run on Saturday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Amanda King

Georgia to pay $550,000 to inmate felon for amputation

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 9:00pm
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ATLANTA — A diabetic inmate serving a life sentence for murder has won $550,000 from Georgia for a lawsuit alleging he lost his leg because of improper care and neglect by a prison doctor. Read more

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Rants and raves

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 8:56pm
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Draining the swamp involves dealing with entrenched politicians like on “House of Cards.” They have power, and money from lobbies, that pay them for favors. They are not working in the best interest of the people; they are lining their own pockets. Read more

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AU neuroscientist’s Parkinson’s disease work showing results

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 8:55pm
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For Joe Kelley and the CSRA Parkinson Support Group, their investment in the research of neuroscientist Bobby Thomas at Augusta University is paying off, not just in the millions of dollars in federal research money Thomas recently received, but in less tangible results. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Personal care home task force up and running in Augusta

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 8:54pm
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After learning about Gregory Lauderdale’s slow death that began with an infected bedsore, District Attorney Natalie Paine ’s obsession with personal care home patients kicked into full gear. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Morris Museum of Art turns 25, continues to make impact

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 8:54pm
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Valen Mintz, 4, focused hard on putting white fuzz balls on her hot pink pipe cleaners. To the rest of the world, it may have looked like a simple art project, but to her, it was a fashionable necklace. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Amanda King

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