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Aiken County man killed in morning crash

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 1:34pm

An Aiken County man was killed in a two-car wreck this morning on S.C. Highway 78. Read more

Photos Staff Reports

Closings for the Thanksgiving holiday

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 1:07pm


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Jackson cites progress; trustee denies knowledge in Pendleton negotiations

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:42pm

A deal is in the making to preserve Augusta’s use of Pendleton King Park. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Brown Family Foundation prepares for turkey giveaway, toys

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:31pm

The James Brown Family Foundation will continue its annual tradition of giving Thanksgiving turkeys to needy families on Monday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Amanda King

Augusta woman’s death called suspicious

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 9:59am

An Augusta woman is dead from injuries sustained after an incident in early October. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

For the record

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:00pm


Handed Down Oct. 27... Read more


University Hospital board approves purchase of automated pharmacy systems

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 9:02pm

As University Hospital looks to start its 200th year next year, it is turning to robots for help. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

KIRBY: Why you can’t go home again

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 8:57pm
Columnists News

Ever  go by  an old house where you used to live and get irritated that its current resident isn’t, shall we say, as diligent as you were? Read more

Columnist Bill Kirby

Fort Gordon holds Open House for Christmas program assisting military families in need

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 8:55pm

Christmas cheer arrived early for residents of Fort Gordon as the base officially opened its Christmas House on Thursday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Rants and raves

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 8:54pm

If the right to bear arms is absolute, we should all get to own machine guns, landmines, rocket launchers and ballistic missiles, right? Read more


Initial reports positive at Augusta on Ice

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 8:35pm

Dozens of media members, event sponsors, local officials and their families got a taste of “Augusta on Ice” on Thursday ahead of its grand opening Friday downtown. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Local company joins with United Way in distributing food, toiletries to needy families

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 7:33pm

Sometimes the month lasts longer than the money does, and the needs always don’t get met. Read more

Correspondent Photos Charmain Brackett

UPDATE: Arrest made in Shoreline Drive shooting

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 7:26pm

One man has been arrested after two men were wounded in a shooting near Mike Padgett Highway on Thursday afternoon.

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Augusta man sought in Albany on assault charges

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 7:23pm

An Augusta man is being sought on assault and terroristic threat charges in Albany, according to The Albany Herald. Read more

Staff Reports

Investigation into Fort Gordon religious complaint complete

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 6:51pm

Fort Gordon officials have completed an investigation into an incident in which dozens of soldiers said they were marched to an Oct. 14 “spiritual fitness” barbecue and made to undergo fundamentalist Christian proselytizing against their will. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Augusta’s tourism board launches fundraising campaign

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 6:11pm
News Business

The city’s tourism board on Thursday voted to do something it has never done : launch a fundraising campaign. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline

New Jersey Sen. Menendez’s bribery trial ends in a hung jury

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 4:57pm

NEWARK, N.J. — The federal bribery trial of Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez ended in a mistrial Thursday with the jury hopelessly deadlocked on all charges against the New Jersey politician and a wealthy donor. Prosecutors did not immediately say whether they plan to retry the lawmaker.

Read more Associated Press Photos David Porter

Youth competition seeks to build construction workforce

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 4:36pm
News Business

It was easy to spot Kimberly Nicole Justice at R.W. Allen’s annual Skills Challenge – she was the brick-laying blonde in the pink hard hat. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline

Congress sends Trump $700 billion defense bill that includes MOX funding

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 4:23pm

WASHINGTON — Congress on Thursday sent President Donald Trump a sweeping defense policy bill authorizing a $700 billion budget for the military, including $340 million for MOX at Savannah River Site. Read more

Associated Press Photos Richard Lardner

Cybersecurity training center “topped out” Thursday

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 2:16pm

Local and state officials Thursday ceremonially “topped out” the steel frame of a $60 million cybersecurity training center scheduled to open next July. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Joe Hotchkiss




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