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Family opposes probation for man responsible in DUI death

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 11:07am
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A repeat offender serving a prison sentence for causing the death of a woman in a drunk-driving crash is up for possible early release on parole. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Community meetings planned to discuss student reassignment

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 7:27am
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The Richmond County School System is proposing to reassign students during construction of new educational facilities. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Columbia County planning commission approves proposed changes to sign ordinance

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 1:37am
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Proposed changes to Columbia County’s sign ordinance will now head to the county commission for approval. Read more

Staff Writer Abbigail Lennon

Kirby: Sometimes I just don’t get it

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 11:33pm
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This might be one of the reasons people sometimes question post office procedure. Earlier this month, I sent my great-niece a birthday card. She’s 3. Read more

Staff Writer Bill Kirby

Rants and raves

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 11:24pm
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Within a few days, Atlanta has two major eruptions on the interstate. Can two be coincidence? Read more

For the record

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 11:13pm
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Indictments

Handed Down April 11

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Savannah trip bolsters plan to in-source Augusta fleet management

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 7:35pm
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Augusta could model a new “hybrid” fleet maintenance system similar to one used in Savannah. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Georgia Court of Appeals decision to delay Columbia County hospital license

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 6:58pm
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The Georgia Court of Appeals is sending the appeal of a license for a hospital in Columbia County back to the trial court, which will further delay a decision on the case, potentially for months. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Grovetown opts to outsource probation services after city suffers financial loss

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 2:46pm
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After experiencing a fiscal loss of more than $100,000 over three years from its in-house probation services, the Grovetown City Council approved a proposal to outsource the operation. Read more

Staff Writer Abbigail Lennon

Augusta man admits to sexual contact with dead woman

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 2:45pm
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An Augusta man who had sexual contact with a woman after she died received the maximum 10-year prison term for necrophilia Thursday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Bone marrow drive seeks match for local boy

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 1:09pm
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Every time the “Pray for Alex” Facebook page is updated on the 8-year-old’s now 3-year struggle with aplastic anemia, it is followed by a Bible verse. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Abbigail Lennon

Special Olympics set for tomorrow in Aiken County

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 12:32pm
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The Aiken County Special Olympics will take place Friday at Midland Valley High School. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Victim, suspects identified in Richmond County homicide

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 12:27pm
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The victim of an April 9 homicide was identified Thursday by the Richmond County Coroner’s Office. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Davidson Fine Arts Chorale awarded at national festival

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 12:11pm
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The John S. Davidson Fine Arts Chorale captured top honors recently at the Disney National Choral Competition in Orlando. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

First responders offered safety demonstration at Georgia Power

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 10:27am
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Two words were written on the shirt sleeve of Chris Dodgen: Safety Excellence. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

North Augusta High placed on lockdown, sweep finds nothing suspicious

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 10:21am
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North Augusta High School was placed on a lockdown this morning while law enforcement performed a precautionary sweep of the school. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Richmond County hopes to reduce gun violence during summer months

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 9:36am
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The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is implementing several initiatives with hopes of reducing gun violence. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Historic Augusta to offer downtown loft tours

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 9:30am
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Historic Augusta’s 13th annual downtown loft tour will take place May 5 and 6. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Education Day with GreenJackets

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 1:10am
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Staff Photographer Photos Michael Holahan

Rants & Raves

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 1:10am
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Thank you all at the Saturday Market. I really appreciate all those delicious goods sold there, plus the various homemade soaps. I look forward to more months of happy shopping. Read more

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