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Richmond County seeks man in fraud case

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 2:00pm

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man wanted for questioning in reference to fraud.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Bond granted to woman suspected of neglecting, exploiting disabled adults

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 1:44pm

An Augusta woman suspected of operating multiple unlicensed personal care homes was granted bond Friday in Richmond County Superior Court.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Richmond County inmate found dead in cell

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 1:01pm

An inmate at the Charles B. Webster Detention Center was found dead in his cell during a routine check Thursday night, according to Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen.

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Woman arrested, charged in connection with setting fire to bed in home

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 10:24am

An Augusta woman has been arrested in connection with a fire set inside her Greene Street home Thursday.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Heart attack leads South Carolina woman to change of heart over Confederate flag

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 9:43am

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. — Despite a petition, protest march and neighbor-erected fences, a South Carolina woman had vowed she would die before she would stop flying a Confederate flag in her predominantly black community. But a recent heart attack has yielded a change of heart.

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Florida school shooting: ‘abject breakdown at all levels’

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 9:38am

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The Florida high school where a former student shot and killed 17 people with an assault-type rifle is reopening for teachers Friday as the community grappled with word that the armed officer on campus did nothing to stop the shooter.

Read more Associated Press Photos Gary Fineout Jennifer Kay JOSH REPLOGLE

Be the difference for someone else, Sen. Scott tells students

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 10:52pm

When he was their age, Tim Scott was on the wrong road, South Carolina’s junior U.S. senator told students at Wagener-Salley High School during a black history program Thursday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos James Folker

Rants and raves

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 10:52pm

Does anyone ever question their water bills? Mine are very high considering low use - Richmond County rates are much higher than Columbia County. Read more


Doctor’s Hospital hosts live event discussing disparities of cultural significance for African Americans

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 9:18pm

Four panelists gathered Thursday at Doctors Hospital in Augusta to discuss certain disparities and topics of cultural significance for African-Americans. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

University Hospital celebrates successful 2017

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 9:16pm

University Hospital is celebrating its 200th anniversary and relishing a successful last year, when it bought a struggling local hospital, opened two new Prompt Cares and still made millions of dollars. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Kirby: A brain’s gonna do, what a brain’s gotta do

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 9:08pm
Columnists News

Nothing is ever really lost to us as long as we remember it. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

Commissioner Dennis Williams announces re-election campaign

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 5:52pm

Augusta Commissioner Dennis Williams wants your vote.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Exchange Club grants funds to area organizations

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 5:11pm

Proceeds from tickets to the Georgia-Carolina State Fair that many people purchased in October went back into the community Thursday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Amanda King

Augusta man acquitted of murder charges in 2016 slaying

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 5:05pm

A chance encounter in a nightclub parking lot and a deal to sell a little marijuana set Terrance Baker up for murder. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Johnson opts out of run for Augusta mayor

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 3:34pm

The entry of Gould Hagler in the mayor’s race and with it the prospect of a July runoff have led former Commissioner Corey Johnson to abandon plans to challenge Mayor Hardie Davis, Johnson said Thursday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

E-Z-GO co-founder Bev Dolan dies

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 3:34pm
News Business

B.F. “Bev” Dolan, a co-founder of E-Z-GO and a pioneer of the modern golf car industry, died Tuesday night in North Palm Beach, Fla. He was 90. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline

Convicted sex offender granted probation

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 3:23pm

A convicted sex offender now described as “a model probationer” has been granted unsupervised probation for the remainder of his sentence. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Joe Hotchkiss

Police seek to identify subjects in Best Buy incident

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 3:01pm
News High school

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is seeking to identify subjects in connection with shoplifting at an Augusta Best Buy. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Aiken County Sheriff’s Office investigating shooting

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 2:23pm

The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Wednesday shooting incident in North Augusta, according to authorities. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Doctor charged with possessing narcotics stolen from hospital

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 12:47pm

The Augusta physician arrested Wednesday as the personal care home task force members searched his family home for evidence of possible abuse or neglect of disabled adults has been charged with acquiring controlled substance by theft. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson




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