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Man wanted for questioning in Apple Store robbery

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 4:32pm

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man wanted for questioning about the burglary that occurred April 16 at the Apple Store on Wrightsboro Road. Read more

Photos From Staff Reports

Evans quadruplets plan to pursue different paths after graduation Saturday

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 4:00pm

They look like four guys in high school just hanging out in a living room in Evans. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Local businessman to redevelop former Marshall Square property

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 3:31pm
News Business

The new owner of the former Marshall Square property in Evans says he plans to redevelop the more than 8-acre tract in a manner consistent with its surroundings, which is rapidly becoming Columbia County’s “downtown.” Read more

Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline

Grovetown man arrested in car-shooting incident

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 3:10pm

A Grovetown man was arrested Tuesday evening after allegedly shooting at a vehicle travelling north on Dodge Lane. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

North Augusta breaks ground on stadium, development

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 1:28pm
News Sports

It was a long time coming, but Thursday was a big day for what used to be called Project Jackson. Read more

Staff Writer Photos James Folker

Fort Gordon to host LGBT pride month program

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 11:40am

An LGBT pride month program will be held June 1 at Fort Gordon. Read more

Staff Writer Doug Stutsman

University to purchase Trinity for $16 million

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 11:20am

University Hospital will buy former competitor Trinity Hospital of Augusta for $16 million, University’s boards voted today. The purchase will close on June 30. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Augusta homeless man wanted for questioning

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 11:20am

A homeless man is wanted for questioning regarding possible felony theft by conversion. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

I-20 lanes to close near state line

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 11:12am

Georgia Department of Transportation crews will return today, causing lanes to close around the state line of Interstate 20 westbound.

Read more Staff Writer Doug Stutsman

Garbage truck falls into sink hole

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 9:31am

A section of Central Avenue will remain closed indefinitely after a sinkhole opened and a city garbage truck fell into it Thursday morning.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Columbia County hoping to identify person of interest in vehicle break-ins

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 9:25am

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is asking for public assistance in identifying a person of interest who may have knowledge of recent vehicle break-ins.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Augusta GreenJackets players visit children at hospital

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 12:35am
News Sports

Corbin Delk smiled and held out his fist, and each Augusta GreenJackets player returned the fist bump with an equally large smile. Read more

Staff Writer Photos David Lee

Hospital settles lawsuit about failing to honor patient’s wishes on extending life

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 12:31am

Doctors Hospital has settled a lawsuit filed by the granddaughter of a 91-year-old woman who didn’t want to undergo continuing medical treatment if there was no chance of recovery. Read more

Staff Writer Sandy Hodson

Rants & Raves

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 12:30am

Ron Cross says Pam Tucker has a “narcissistic personality.” … Cross is the definition of narcissistic personality. Read more


Local reaction to health care legislation score mixed

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 12:28am

Reaction in Georgia to the score by the Congressional Budget Office of the revised American Health Care Act was decidedly mixed. Read more

Staff Writer Tom Corwin

Warrenton police looking for man

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 9:53pm

The Warrenton Police Department is looking for a man considered armed and dangerous following two assault incidents. Read more

Photos From Staff Reports

Special school helps young mother succeed

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 8:15pm

Carson Woodward holds numerous titles, including mother. Now, she can claim two more: graduate and valedictorian. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Memorial Day Weekend events

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 7:36pm
News Life

Memorial Day Celebration: 10 a.m. Saturday, May 27, Cold Creek Nurseries, 398 Hitchcock Parkway, Aiken; hot dog sales to benefit Cam Fund for children’s brain cancer research; homemade strawberry ice cream, live music, local vendors, face painting, pot-a-plant for kids; coldcreeknurseries.net Read more

Staff Photos

Aiken school board member to resign

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 7:09pm

Ronnie West will resign his District 1 seat on the Aiken County Board of Education to pursue an “upcoming opportunity in education and the chance to further my career.” Read more

Staff Writer Photos James Folker

Former NFL coach promotes organ donor donation after heart transplant

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 7:06pm

As head coach of the Cincinnati Bengals, Sam Wyche built a career on cutting things close. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Jon Long