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New campus carry law discussed at AU forum

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 6:03pm

Carrying a concealed weapon on the Augusta University campus is now generally permitted but a series of places where it is not left faculty and staff with a number of questions and concerns.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Health officials warn of scammer targeting Asian restaurants

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 4:00pm

Public health officials are warning that a scammer is targeting Asian restaurants by posing as a health inspector to get credit card information.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Chief judge calls to save vacated jail

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 3:46pm

A plan to demolish the Joint Law Enforcement Center at 401 Walton Way using sales tax dollars isn’t sitting well with Augusta judges.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

GDOT crews closing I-20 lane at exit 194

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 3:14pm

Motorists planning to travel Interstate 20 east near Belair Road should expect delays Tuesday.

Read more Staff Writer Nefeteria Brewster

Downtown Family Y moves to new location at former Fort Discovery

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 3:05pm
News Business

A new name, a new location and new programs are on the way for the Family Y’s downtown branch.

Read more Correspondent Photos Charmain Z. Brackett

Live fire training scheduled for Fort Gordon

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 10:41am

Residents near Fort Gordon may hear gunfire over the course of the week, according to base authorities.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Man arrested in Rosier Road homicide

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 10:40am

A man has been arrested in connection to a homicide on Rosier Road last Wednesday.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

THE WAY WE WERE: Pilgrim Insurance grew business, leaders for Augusta

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 6:44pm

It was the Augusta version of the American success story.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

Vogtle Unit 2 to get fuel pellets company officials calls “game changing technology”

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 5:52pm

Fuel pellets expected to offer nuclear operators more time to respond in emergency situations will be loaded into Plant Vogtle’s unit 2 in 2019.

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Murder mystery: 1992 death of Michael Frails

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 5:51pm

Time after time, the girlfriend of Michael Frails tried to reach him. Time after time, her attempts were unsuccessful.

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Imperial Theatre spends summer getting electrical, cosmetic upgrades

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 5:50pm
News Things to Do

As the Imperial Theatre heads into its centennial year in 2018, the theater has shut its door for a couple of months to complete some upgrades to its electrical and mechanical systems and do some cosmetic work.

Read more Correspondent Photos Charmain Z. Brackett

Low-income apartment complex could add beer and wine sales

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 5:48pm

Augusta’s Maxwell House, renovated in 2005 as a low-income apartment complex with units for recovering substance abusers, the homeless and special-needs residents, could soon sell beer and wine as Augusta Commission members tout a need to treat all apartment complexes equally.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Glynn Moore: I’ve had a lot of strange rooms in my life

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 3:18pm

When I was starting out in married life, our tiny first apartment had a room that opened off the external hallway and served as kitchen/dining room/pantry/broom closet. It connected by a curtained opening to an inside space that was the living room/bedroom/closet/TV room.

Read more Columnist Photos Glynn Moore

Rants and raves

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 12:11pm

Comments online should be limited to one small paragraph.

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Roger Federer wins eighth Wimbledon title

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 11:01am
News Sports

LONDON — Roger Federer’s wait for No. 8 at Wimbledon is over.

Read more Photos Associated Press

Temperatures are rising, and so are the chances of heat-related illnesses

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 12:01am

The temperatures are climbing and along with that high heat comes greater risk for those working and playing outdoors, experts say. In fact, the number they say to watch is not so much the temperature but the heat index, which takes into account things such as humidity that can make the impact more severe. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Augusta closer to allowing small breweries, distilleries in business zones

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 12:00am

The ability to brew beer and distill spirits outside of industrial zones continues to prove sticky in Augusta. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Salvation Army holds food drive for soup kitchen, pantry

Sat, 07/15/2017 - 10:42pm

Daylyn Knox greeted every customer that entered and exited Kroger at Washington Walk Shopping Center with an eager and hopeful smile as she encouraged them to donate to the Salvation Army’s sixth annual Food 2 Fight Hunger drive. Read more

Staff Writer Amanda King

Georgia gubernatorial candidate Abrams visits Augusta

Sat, 07/15/2017 - 10:40pm

Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Stacey Abrams knows that everyone in Georgia didn’t have the same opportunity she did growing up. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Amanda King

Rants and raves

Sat, 07/15/2017 - 10:36pm

Isn’t the health insurance industry responsible for the rise in health care premiums? I don’t believe the Affordable Care Act requires premium increases. It’s just corporate greed. Read more