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Georgia’s toxic sites await cleanup as funds are diverted

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 7:56pm
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ATLANTA — Georgia has more than 500 hazardous sites in need of costly cleanup, but an analysis of state spending shows that it routinely shorts the trust fund that’s supposed to pay for them. Read more

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Kirby: The middle age of the Information Age

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 7:38pm
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My little smartphone is an amazing thing. Read more

Columnist Photos Bill Kirby

Rants and raves

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 7:10pm
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Old soldiers never die, they just fade away. Wish that would happen to old Democrats who are out of touch with today’s voters. Read more

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Mayor to give ‘state of the city’ speech

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 6:33pm
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Mayor Hardie Davis has announced he’ll deliver a “state of the city” address Feb. 27 at Augusta Technical College.

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Augusta Regional sets new record for number of passengers using airport last year

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 6:09pm
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Augusta Regional Airport broke a record for passengers in 2017, surpassing the number it reached in 2015 by nearly 30,000, the airport announced Monday.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Two expected to challenge Mayor Hardie Davis

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 6:03pm
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A solo cruise to re-election became a likely three-way race over the last few days, as former commissioner Corey Johnson and political newcomer Gould Hagler revealed they will likely oppose Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis on the May 22 ballot.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Second man standing trial in 2016 Augusta homicide

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 5:20pm
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Jurors began hearing evidence Monday in a 2016 execution style murder.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Bond denied for woman suspected of operating unlicensed personal care home

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 5:16pm
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An Augusta woman suspected of running an unlicensed personal home was denied bond Monday.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Prison term imposed for driver who hit pedestrian

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 4:59pm
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A driver who struck a pedestrian while driving under the influence was sentenced to five years in prison Monday.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Richmond County deputy arrested, fired after starting fight while off duty

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 3:08pm
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A Richmond County sheriff’s deputy has been fired after instigating a fight while off-duty.

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Richmond County Marshal’s Office to hold conference in reference to illegal dumpiing, littering

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 12:52pm
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The Richmond County Marshal’s Office is scheduled to hold a press conference this week to discuss new inititatives.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Columbia County seeks to identify women in shoplifting case

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:12am
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The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is seeking to identify two women in connection with shoplifting at an area store.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Orchestra returns to roots as Augusta Symphony

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 10:39am
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As it continues a new beginning in the remodeled Miller Theater, Augusta’s symphony orchestra is returning to its roots as the Augusta Symphony.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Woman charged, arrested after attempting to remove man’s genitals

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 9:22am
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An Augusta woman has been charged with simple battery after she allegedly attempted to remove a man’s genitals at their residence’s last week.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Woman, man wanted in connection with armed robbery at Econo Lodge in police custody

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 9:21am
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A woman and man wanted in connection with a Jan. 23 armed robbery at an Aiken hotel have been arrested, according to authorities.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Richmond County deputy survives being hit by drunken driver

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 8:20am
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A Richmond County Sheriff’s deputy was bruised but very grateful to be alive Monday morning after a drunken driver crashed into her patrol vehicle along Washington Road early Saturday morning.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Rosalynn Carter recovering from surgery in Atlanta

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 9:15pm
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ATLANTA — Former first lady Rosalynn Carter is recovering from surgery at Emory University Hospital.

Read more Associated Press Photos Alex Sanz

Georgia private school to drug-test students

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 8:50pm
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American Legion’s first female national commander to visit North Augusta post

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 7:24pm
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Denise H. Rohan, the first female national commander of the American Legion in its 100-year history, will visit North Augusta on March 5, the day before she addresses the South Carolina General Assembly.

Read more Correspondent Photos Don Rhodes

Rants and raves

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 7:22pm
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