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Retired veterans make sure fallen soldiers not forgotten on Memorial Day

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 6:36pm

For more than five years, 83-year-old veteran Samuel Jenkins has worked to raise funds for flags to place by the graves of fallen soldiers throughout Richmond County. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Southern Company executives earn millions in incentives

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 6:28pm

Executives of the parent company financing Plant Vogtle’s two new reactors continue to be awarded millions in incentives despite it being behind schedule and billions over budget, and many shareholders are not happy about it. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

Shepeard Center in ‘urgent need’ of blood donations

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 4:36pm

There is an urgent need for blood donors with O Negative blood type and platelet donors of any blood type. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Shoplifter steals groceries, vehicle from local Kroger

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:22am

A woman is being sought after stealing groceries from a business in Columbia County. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Mother, stepfather arrested; teen remains missing

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 9:38am

An Augusta teenager remains missing while her stepfather and mother are behind bars. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Rants & Raves

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:30pm

Local businesses, do you even listen to your commercials? They are often a hot mess. Read more


Quinn calls charges political; lawyers want prosecutor gone

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:30pm

COLUMBIA, S.C. — A Republican South Carolina lawmaker charged with lobbing for clients while in office said Tuesday outside a courtroom that his prosecution was a politically motivated feud. Inside the courtroom, his lawyers argued to kick the prosecutor off the case. Read more

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Just a little rain

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:29pm

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Staff Photographer Photos Michael Holahan

Energy Department clears confusion over hot-spot ‘pig’ in nuclear shipment

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 7:17pm

The Citizen Advisory Board dedicated a large portion of its Tuesday meeting discussing the so-called hotspot on a container during a nuclear material shipment to Savannah River Site last month. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

Lake Forest Hills principal sees academic success in first year at school

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 7:13pm

As schools come to a close for the summer, Lake Forest Hills principal Emily Driggers deemed her first year at the elementary school a success.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Report details issues with fired EEO officer

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 6:44pm

City lawyers released a packet of information Tuesday that officials say bolsters last week’s decision to fire Equal Employment Opportunity officer J.G. Long.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Lawsuit filed over retail store’s alleged detention of man

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 5:46pm

A lawsuit filed against Academy Sports and a manager in its Evans store accuses the business of racial profiling and false arrest.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Aiken glass fiber plant hiring operators

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 4:27pm
News Business

A year after announcing equipment upgrades at its glass fiber manufacturing plant in Aiken County, AGY Holding Corp. is beginning to hire equipment operators. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline

Augusta man suspected of kidnapping stepdaughter arrested in DeKalb County

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 3:04pm

An Augusta man suspected of kidnapping his stepdaughter was arrested Tuesday in DeKalb County on felony charges of aggravated stalking.

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Trump budget calls for MOX termination at Savannah River Site

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 2:46pm

President Trump’s budget proposal was released Tuesday slashing federal program budgets, reflecting his campaign rhetoric, and one nuclear nonproliferation program at Savannah River Site ended up on the chopping block. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

Driver in canal bridge death out of hospital, facing charges

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 12:06pm

The driver of a pickup that plunged into the Augusta Canal early Sunday has been charged with vehicular homicide. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

THE WAY WE WERE: Augusta’s college mace

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 10:39am

You’re looking at talent. You’re looking at wood. Your’re looking at tradition. And you’re looking at history.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

Shooting victim identified as Grovetown man

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 10:07am

The victim of Monday night’s fatal shooting has been identified. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Moore, longest-serving James Bond star, dies at 89

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 10:02am
Things to Do News

LONDON — Roger Moore, the suavely insouciant star of seven James Bond films, has died in Switzerland. He was 89.

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Witness testifies in 2014 Augusta homicide

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 10:16pm

Angela Moore was talking with her neighbor on the stoop of their duplex when she heard a noise, turned her head and saw a gun. Gregory Patterson was holding it, Moore testified Monday.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson