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End of daylight saving time could lead to drowsy driving, AAA warns

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 6:19pm

Studies have shown daylight saving time can cause health issues and AAA is warning the adjustment to time going back could also have negative consequences.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Mike Wynn

Glynn Moore: Missing jury duty is enough to make a grown man cry

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 5:54pm

Because my wife retired after a career in advertising and because I studied it in journalism school, I have always paid attention to ads and commercials. One of the best was on the back of a magazine on the newsstand – Playboy, I believe (I used to read it just for the pictures) – that showed a bottle of Crown Royal whisky on the floor, broken, with the golden liquid running everywhere. The caption read: “Have you ever seen a grown man cry?”

Read more Columnist Photos Glynn Moore

Rants and raves

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 5:37pm

Why does President Trump favor “extreme vetting” of immigrants but not of gun buyers, especially those purchasing assault rifles and other deadly firearms? In fact, February 28th he signed a law repealing an Obama-era regulation that made it harder for the mentally ill to purchase firearms.

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MCG students hope to get local youths excited about science with community outreach program

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 5:36pm

Madison Briers, 10, and her friends take their plastic bags filled with ice and salt and shake them vigorously up and down and side to side, turning it into a dance as they try to turn the smaller bag filled with milk inside that bag into ice cream. They succeeded a little too well as they pour it into a cup and sample the white chunky result at the Dogwood Terrace Boy and Girls Club.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Savannah River Remediation wins award for tank closure project

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 5:35pm

Savannah River Remediation has received an award for its project to close one of the tanks at Savannah River Site containing radioactive liquid waste.

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Veterans celebrated across Augusta area

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 12:22am

Maylin Kaufemberg sat huddled under a blanket in 46-degree weather on the corner of Broad and 8th streets as troops, military vehicles and patriotic bands rolled through downtown Saturday morning. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Amanda King

Veteran honored for her service in military, community

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 12:22am

Some of Watha Alston-Hooper’s best and worst memories came from her military experience. Read more

Staff writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Georgia Power grilled during hearings about Vogtle reactors’ costs

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 12:20am

As Georgia Power appears before the Georgia Public Service Commission to present its case for moving forward with two new nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle, some are arguing the commission should not write the company a “blank check” to be able to pass on the project’s escalating cost to ratepayers. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Vietnam War memorial seeking donations

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 8:45pm

Just over five months since announcing plans for a Vietnam War memorial, the Augusta Chapter of the Military Order of the World Wars announced that efforts have begun to erect the memorial. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Amanda King

Head of the South continues to draw teams from afar

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 8:45pm

Augusta is known worldwide for what takes place during the first week of April. The Garden City, however, is home to another event that attracts guests from just as far. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Will Cheney

Chief appraiser’s Macon organization indicted

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 7:31pm

A Macon nonprofit headed by Richmond County Chief Appraiser Alveno Ross is under federal indictment for laundering bribe money that was paid to former Bibb County schools Superintendent Romain Dallemand. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Mercedes-Benz raffle for a good cause

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 7:04pm

University Health Care Foundation President Laurie Ott and University Hospital Cardiologist Mac Bowman, M.D., discuss ticket sale strategies at... Read more

Photos Special

Rants and raves

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 7:02pm

Take extra money added to mayor’s office budget & use it towards raises. Most departments taking cuts. He should set  example . Read more


KIRBY: Take time; the money you save, may be your own

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 6:57pm
Columnists News

I like to think I am a generous friend, father and husband who watches his spending and minds his money. Read more

Columnist Bill Kirby

Panel recommends pay increases for Georgia lawmakers

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 6:56pm

ATLANTA — A Georgia committee is recommending that state lawmakers receive $12,000 raises in 2019. Read more

Associated Press

City Ink: Unedited: Mayor, businessman spar over new arena

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 6:54pm
Columnists News

As you probably heard, Augusta businessman Clay Boardman, in a private email to Mayor Hardie Davis that became public a week ago, criticized the mayor’s proposal to build a new arena at the old Regency Mall site. Boardman called the proposal “wrong, bad for the City and disastrous for the Arena.” Read more

Columnist Sylvia Cooper

Single-vehicle collision results in fatality

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 2:47pm

A driver in Burke County was ejected from his vehicle Friday night and transported to AU Medical Center, where he later died. Read more

Photos Staff Reports

Pedestrian dies from injuries sustained in accident

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 11:58am

An Augusta man has died from injuries he received when he was struck by a vehicle last month. Read more

Photos From Staff Reports

In WWI, Augustan volunteered to give his all

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 11:51pm

A century ago Louis LeGarde Battey was the best Augusta had to offer. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

Rants and raves

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 11:48pm

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