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Bond denied to man who allegedly shot at deputy

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 1:26pm
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A request for bond was denied Wednesday for a man accused of wounding an acquaintance and shooting at a sheriff’s deputy. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Guilty plea entered in shooting

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 1:20pm
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A 19-year-old admitted in court Wednesday to shooting another man five times in 2016. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Augusta man pleads guilty to reduced charge in attempted rape case

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 12:50pm
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Just before closing arguments Wednesday morning, a man charged with burglary and attempted rape opted to plead guilty. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Instacart delivery service comes to metro Augusta

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 12:34pm
News Business

Same day grocery delivery has hit metro Augusta. Starting Thursday, San Francisco-based Instacart will begin providing retail delivery service to most parts of the Augusta-Aiken area. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline

Suspect in Augusta shooting surrenders

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 12:33pm
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The man suspected in a fatal shooting at Big Oak Park on Sunday is behind bars. Read more

Photos From Staff Reports

Ironman will bring road closings

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 12:14pm
News Sports

The Ironman 70.3 Augusta triathlon will impact traffic Sunday beginning at 4 a.m. and continuing until 6 p.m. Read more

Photos From Staff Reports

Richmond County Sheriff’s Office investigating stabbing on Hale Street

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 10:50am
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The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene of a stabbing on Hale Street this morning.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Richmond County Sheriff’s Office investigating Monday arson at Augusta residence

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 10:09am
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A fire Monday at a house on Reserve Lane is being investigated as arson, according to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Columbia County investigating ATM theft at Evans Circle K

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 9:50am
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The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man in connection with money taken from an ATM.

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Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 9:42am
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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — One of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit Puerto Rico pummeled the island Wednesday, tearing off roofs and sending doors flying from hinges as officials warned Hurricane Maria would decimate the power company’s crumbling infrastructure and force the government to rebuild dozens of communities.

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Augusta pension committee agrees to review retirement plan

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 11:26pm
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Facing an audience of Augusta public safety workers concerned about their retirement plans, the city pension and audit committee agreed Tuesday to go over the plan’s details and survey workers for changes they want to see.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Augusta pension committee agrees to review retirement plan

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 11:25pm
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Facing an audience of Augusta public safety workers concerned about their retirement plans, the city pension and audit committee agreed Tuesday to go over the plan’s details and survey workers for changes they want to see. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Rants and raves

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:25pm
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Columbia County’s explosive growth deserves a commission chairman with knowledge, experience and the ability to communicate well with fellow citizens; someone like Commissioner Doug Duncan. I hope he decides to run for the job. Read more

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Officer who shot Georgia Tech student had been on job 16 months

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:16pm
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ATLANTA — The officer who fatally shot a Georgia Tech student had been with the campus police department for about 16 months, according to state records. Read more

Associated Press Photos Kate Brumback

Georgia wants to execute inmates accused of killing guards

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:15pm
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ATLANTA — Two inmates accused of killing their guards on a Georgia prison bus three months ago were indicted Tuesday on multiple charges, including murder, and the state plans to seek the death penalty. Read more

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Commission denies Turpin Hill liquor store license

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:01pm
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The Augusta Commission heeded a neighborhood’s wishes and denied an alcohol license to an Evans couple Tuesday, although the couple said they had ties to the neighborhood. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Planes damaged in Barnwell airport fire

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 7:21pm
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Several planes were damaged following a fire at Barnwell Regional Airport on Tuesday. Read more

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Attorneys for accused leaker Reality Winner renew request for bond based on what it believes is new information

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 7:15pm
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The defense team for the former Fort Gordon contractor federal prosecutors say leaked a classified document filed a motion Tuesday asking the judge to reopen her detention hearing and grant her bond. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

7.1 magnitude quake kills 104 as buildings crumble in Mexico

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 7:14pm
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MEXICO CITY — A magnitude 7.1 earthquake stunned central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 104 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust. Thousands fled into the streets in panic, and many stayed to help rescue those trapped.

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VA, Vet center offering support for vets affected by Vietnam War documentary

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 5:24pm
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The Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center and the Augusta Vet Center are offering support services to veterans who may be emotionally impacted by the Ken Burns 10-part series, “The Vietnam War.” Read more

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