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KIRBY: No phone; no problem

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 8:53pm
Columnists News

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences. No one can eliminate prejudices — just recognize them. Read more

Columnist Bill Kirby

City Ink: One side wants to negotiate, one to condemn

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 8:50pm
Columnists News

While Mayor Hardie Davis and some Augusta Commission members are trying to negotiate a deal on Regency Mall with mall owner Alan Cardinale, commissioner Marion Williams wants to talk about taking the property through condemnation. Read more

Columnist Sylvia Cooper

Augusta man charged after selling ex-girlfriend’s car to salvage yard

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 8:29pm

An Augusta man was charged with theft by conversion on Friday after he handed his ex-girlfriend’s car over to a salvage yard.

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North Augusta dealing with monument issue

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 4:33pm

The South Carolina General Assembly erected the “Hamburg Riot” monument in North Augusta in 1916, and today’s body will probably have to take action if it is to be changed or moved.

Read more Staff Writer Photos James Folker

Grovetown police search for missing man

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 3:26pm

The Grovetown Department of Public Safety has asked the public for help locating a missing person. Read more

Photos From Staff Reports

Augusta University, USC Aiken police chiefs discuss use of force in reference to fatal shooting of Georgia Tech student

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 11:55pm

Law enforcement agencies at local colleges are looking at their policies regarding the use of force in response to the recent fatal shooting of a Georgia Tech student by a university police officer. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Rants and raves

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 11:45pm

To you downtowners and westsiders: South Augustans are tired of most of our taxes being used to prop you up. Read more


Kimbrell couple embrace Ironman Augusta

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 11:35pm
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Consider Chad and Candace Kimbrell veterans of the Ironman 70.3 Augusta scene. Read more

Staff Writer Photos David Lee

National Day of Remembrance ceremony honors loved ones killed in homicides

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 11:26pm

Survivors of murder victims mingled discreetly as photos of their loved ones were presented on a screen before the fourth annual National Day of Remembrance ceremony Friday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Augusta man sentenced to lengthy prison term for domestic violence

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 4:51pm

An Augusta man with a history of domestic violence was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

GOP health bill all but dead; McCain again deals the blow

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 3:59pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain declared his opposition Friday to the GOP’s last-ditch effort to repeal and replace “Obamacare,” dealing a likely death blow to the legislation and, perhaps, to the Republican Party’s years of vows to kill the program. Read more

Associated Press Photos Erica Werner Alan Fram

Date set for Reality Winner’s bond reconsideration hearing

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 3:15pm

A date has been set for a bond reconsideration on the detention order in the case of the former Fort Gordon contractor accused of leaking a classified document. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Man who took underage girl across state lines to engage in sex indicted for another molestation incident

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 1:17pm

The man who admitted earlier this month to having sexual relations with a young Evans teen has been indicted on new child molestation charge involving a second underage girl. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Plea entered in exploitation case against disabled veteran

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 1:11pm

An Augusta woman entrusted to care for a disabled veteran entered a plea Friday to two counts of exploitation of a disabled person. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Teens denied bond in armed robbery case

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 12:57pm

Bond was denied Friday for two teens accused of armed robbery in a home invasion. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Senate approves bill providing MOX funding

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 12:35pm

Congress is keeping alive the construction funding for the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility at Savannah River Site despite calls from the White House to stop the decade-old project. Read more

Correspondent Photos Tim Rausch

Columbia County Sheriff’s Office seeking suspect in connection theft at Marshalls

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 10:46am

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help in finding a suspect in connection to a theft at a Marshalls’ in Evans. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Feds subpoena documents from co-owners of failed nuclear project in South Carolina

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:42pm

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Federal authorities have subpoenaed documents from both companies that abandoned a multibillion dollar nuclear power construction project in South Carolina, the utilities confirmed Thursday, signaling the first concrete evidence of a federal probe into the failure. Read more

Associated Press Meg Kinnard

Mayors talk of cooperation in growth forum

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:37pm

The mayors of Augusta, North Augusta and Aiken see the growth that each is experiencing as a boon for the entire area. Read more

Staff Writer Photos James Folker

Rants and raves

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 9:20pm

No rioting at Berkeley because police did their jobs properly, unlike Charlottesville. Read more