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Rants and raves

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 7:48pm
News

This is a rave to thank a local vocal group, Timeless, for the wonderful performance at Elmcroft Assisted Living on Friday, Nov. 10. The residents thoroughly enjoyed the songs and left the weekly happy hour still singing some of the tunes.

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Empty Stocking Fund to continue good works

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 7:42pm
News

The Empty Stocking Fund has been helping people in need for 86 years and it’s going to keep doing so for years to come.

Read more Staff Writer Photos James Folker

2 shot to death in Aiken’s Hahn Village

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 12:33pm
News

Two people were shot to death early Sunday in Aiken’s Hahn Village, according to the Aiken Department of Public Safety.

Read more Staff Writer Photos James Folker

New app maps overdose epidemic in real time

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 10:40pm
News

WASHINGTON — In the summer of 2016, drug overdose deaths in Baltimore were exploding and health commissioner Dr. Leana Wen told federal Drug Enforcement Administration officials the city needed real-time data to better manage its public health response. Read more

Stateline.org Photos

City Ink: There’s plenty to be thankful for in Augusta

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 10:38pm
Columnists News

This Thanksgiving season we’re thankful for many things, especially when it comes to Augusta politics. Read more

Columnist Sylvia Cooper

Higher travel times, gas prices expected for holiday

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 10:37pm
News

If you’re leaving town for the Thanksgiving holiday, you may want to depart earlier than usual. Read more

From Staff Reports

Benefit concert kicks off Empty Stocking Fund

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 10:26pm
News

An Augusta tradition in its 87th year will kick off today with a fundraising concert at First Baptist Church of Augusta. Read more

Photos From Staff Reports

Texas shooting prompts some area churches to review security measures

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 9:11pm
News

As news continues to unfold about the recent deadly church shooting in Texas, some churches in Augusta and surrounding areas are looking into what they can do to better ensure their safety. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Rants and raves

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 9:08pm
News

The litter problem in Augusta has gotten crazy and out of control. Read more

Special

No Bull: Augusta company grabs pellet grill market by the horns

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 9:07pm
News Business

The Great Recession turned out to be the best thing to happen to Ray Carnes’ career; he stopped selling used cars and set out to build the barbecue grill he always wished he could buy. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline

Fans of Pendleton King Park gather to support park

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 9:05pm
News

About 25 people gathered at Pendleton King Park to rally the community to save the park after it was announced this past week that one of its three trustees, Clarence Barinowski, is attempting to sell the property to a developer. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Amanda King

Three arrested on gun, drug charges in Burke County

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 9:00pm
News

Three people were arrested on drug and weapons charges after a search warrant was executed Saturday in Burke County. Read more

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KIRBY: It’s an old story about an old story

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 4:48pm
Columnists News

There’s a familiar joke in which an elderly woman awakes one morning, becomes aware of her surroundings then shouts “Oh, my Lord. I must be dead!” Read more

Columnist Bill Kirby

Winter wonderland comes to Augusta

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 11:16pm
News

Augusta Common has been transformed into a winter wonderland. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Amanda King

Rants and raves

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 11:08pm
News

Giving every taxpayer a small tax cut may be nice, but what they are trying to do is cut the corporate tax, which will lead to more businesses doing business in this country, and more jobs. Read more

Special

Commissioner calls for deadline on Regency Mall arena effort

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 6:01pm
News

The clock may be ticking on Mayor Hardie Davis’ effort to build a new civic center at Regency Mall in south Augusta. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Canadian firm acquires National Hills Shopping Center

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 5:09pm
News Business

The company that redeveloped the North Augusta Plaza shopping center said Friday it has acquired Augusta’s National Hills Shopping Center. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline

Local organization in Augusta launches new initiative to provide beds for children in need

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 4:34pm
News

Sincere Cooper clung tightly to an Adventure Bible and Cookie Monster teddy bear he picked from a batch of them last weekend as volunteers worked to set-up his new single bed. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Rev Jesse Jackson discloses Parkinson’s disease diagnosis

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 2:46pm
News

CHICAGO — The Rev. Jesse Jackson disclosed publicly Friday that he has been seeking outpatient care for two years for Parkinson’s disease and plans to “dedicate” himself to physical therapy.

Read more Associated Press Photos Sophia Tareen

Two arrested in Burke County drug bust

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 1:50pm
News

Two people were arrested Thursday in a drug bust by the Burke County Sheriff’s Office . Read more

Photos From Staff Reports

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