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AU researcher teams up to explore cancer drug therapy

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 9:19pm
News

Now that a drug therapy for cancer has been approved using the same technique they are seeking to perfect, Dr. Zihai Li and Dr. Yukai He said the excitement in their field is palpable. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

KIRBY: Heading north where travel, travelers are cool

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 7:34pm
Columnists News

I have noticed leaves beginning to change color. September is almost done and autumn is here. Read more

Columnist Bill Kirby

Augusta Housing Authority eases Section 8 inspection requirements

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 6:03pm
News

Augusta Housing Authority is making it a little easier to be a Section 8 landlord. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Augusta officials hash out 2018 budget framework

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 5:52pm
News

With a target adoption date of Nov. 21, Augusta leaders hashed out a framework for the 2018 budget, which begins Jan. 1, at a Thursday work session. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Burlington to open new Augusta store Friday

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 1:27pm
News Business

Discount retailer Burlington Stores will open its new Augusta store with a ribbon-cutting event Friday that will be followed by the next day with promotional giveaways. Read more

Photos Staff Reports

Visitors bureau launches digital version of lifestyle magazine

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 1:12pm
News Business

The metro area is full of good stories. So many, in fact, that the regional tourism board’s bi-annual magazine had to become a year-round digital publication. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline

Williston superintendent resigns after three-week stint on administrative leave

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 12:15pm
News

Williston District 29’s superintendent has resigned, just three weeks after she was placed on leave following the discovery of a tape recorder. Read more

The People-Sentinel Photos Jonathan Vickery

Aiken County Sheriff’s Office arrests man wanted in vehicle pursuit

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 11:08am
News

A man who led Columbia County deputies on a chase after a drug-related incident Wednesday is in custody. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

More than 300 soldiers expected to return Monday

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:28am
News

More than 300 soldiers will return home to Fort Gordon next week after a nine-month deployment. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Richmond County Sheriff’s Office seeking suspects in connection to theft at beauty store

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 9:36am
News

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is searching for suspects in connection to a theft at a beauty store in Augusta last weekend. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Police seeking suspects in financial fraud at Walmart

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 8:36am
News

The sheriff”s offices in Richmond and Columbia counties are seeking two suspects in connection to financial frauds at a Wal-Mart in August. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Warmer temps for near future and possibly a warm Winter

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 10:01pm
News

Fall may begin on Friday but cooler weather won’t be coming very soon and the winter may be warmer than usual, weather experts said Wednesday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Rants and raves

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 9:47pm
News

Please tell us how we can get a city job and earn full-time retirement plus one month’s severance pay like the latest human resources director. I’d dearly like to know. Read more

Special

Former Paine College vice president’s lawsuit progresses

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 8:47pm
News

Former Paine College official Brandon Brown’s lawsuit against the financially troubled college appears headed for trial after a recent order filed by U.S. District Judge J. Randal Hall. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

New film Detroit Crossing being shot in Augusta

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 7:04pm
News

Police were called after shots rang out Wednesday on Augusta’s Sixth Street, but it wasn’t a crime scene. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Self Regional to take over operations of Edgefield hospital

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 5:50pm
News

Self Regional Healthcare of Greenwood, S.C., will lease and operate Edgefield County Hospital’s facilities and equipment beginning this spring, according to a news release. Read more

Photos Staff Reports

Indictment returned against Twin Peaks arson suspect

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 4:56pm
News

The suspect in the Twin Peaks arson case has been indicted. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Man accused of assaulting Richmond County sheriff’s deputy makes court appearance

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 3:38pm
News

A Hephzibah man who slammed the stolen car he was driving into a Richmond County Sheriff’s deputy’s cruiser made his initial court appearance Wednesday afternoon Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Rescuers find surviving child in rubble of Mexican quake

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 2:12pm
News

MEXICO CITY — Rescuers found a surviving child on Wednesday in the ruins of a school that collapsed in Mexico’s magnitude 7.1 earthquake, one of many efforts across the city to try to save people trapped in debris under schools, homes and businesses toppled by the quake that killed at least 225 people.

Read more Photos Associated Press

TSA finds loaded firearm at Augusta Regional Airport after similar gun found previous day

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 1:53pm
News

Another loaded firearm was discovered by authorities at Augusta Regional Airport early Wednesday morning, the second time in two days. Read more

Satff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

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