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AU Medical Center patients data possibly compromised by attack on faculty email accounts

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 1:09pm
News

Nearly five months after it happened, AU Medical Center announced that some patients may have had their personal information compromised by an attack on faculty email accounts, the hospital announced today. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Former youth detention center guard pleads guilty to bringing in marijuana for juvenile

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 12:42pm
News

A former guard at the Youth Detention Center in south Augusta admitted Friday that he brought marijuana into the facility for a juvenile. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Augusta killer mistakenly released from prison back behind bars

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 12:32pm
News

An Augusta killer mistakenly released from the Central State Prison was taken back into custody Thursday evening. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Augusta man convicted of murder to be paroled after 26 years in prison

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 12:23pm
News

An Augusta man who fatally shot a teen over a Miami Hurricanes jersey is scheduled to be released from prison after serving 26 years. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

One-vehicle crash kills driver in Aiken

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:53am
News

One person is dead after a single-vehicle crash near Club Drive and White Pond in Aiken on Friday morning. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Electricity restored to nearly all Georgia Power customers in Augusta

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:00am
News

There were fewer than 500 customers without power in Richmond and Columbia counties today as Georgia Power met its goal of restoring power to 95 percent of its Augusta customers who lost electricity due to Tropical Storm Irma ahead of a noon Saturday estimate. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Fort Gordon honors American POW, MIA service members

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 8:55am
News

Wreaths were lain at the Prisoner of War and Missing in Action monument at Fort Gordon on Friday morning as service members and veterans paid respect to those captured and lost during each American war. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

KIRBY: Dress for success and longevity

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 11:22pm
Columnists News

The Wall Street Journal reports that 1990s wardrobes are back in style and guess whose closet is full of it? Read more

Columnist Bill Kirby

Rants and raves

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 11:17pm
News

After all the names of everything named for a Confederate soldier or a slave are changed, what’s next? Imprisoning all their descendants. Read more

Special

EMS simulator helps students train

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 11:12pm
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Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

College Night well-received by recruiters and students

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 11:12pm
News

A 3-year-old Kevin Freeland knew he wanted to go into aviation. Now a senior at Wardlaw Academy in Edgefield, he continued to pursue that at CSRA College Night on Thursday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Amanda King

Georgia Power issues hurricane scam alert

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 7:13pm
News

Georgia Power issued a warning about possible scams related to Hurricane Irma. Read more

Staff Photos

Hudgens directs insurers to exercise leniency regarding premium payments because of hurricane

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 6:44pm
News

Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens has issued a directive to insurance companies to exercise leniency in dealing with Georgia residents that may experience difficulty paying their premiums due to Hurricane Irma. Read more

Photos Staff

Augusta economic developers approve more than $940 million in bonds

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 6:34pm
News Business

The Development Authority of Richmond County on Thursday approved $940 million worth of industrial revenue bonds and bond proposals, which officials said would help five major employers – including Doctors Hospital and FedEx – expand local operations. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline

Economic development authority executive director to retire

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 6:26pm
News Business

The Augusta Economic Development Authority’s executive director will retire Dec. 31. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Joe Hotchkiss

Augusta man serving life sentence released from prison although denied parole

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 6:22pm
News

Although an Augusta man convicted of murder was denied parole last week, he was released from prison Wednesday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Burke County Library hosts radiation monitoring discussion Monday

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 6:10pm
News

The University of Georgia’s Savannah River Ecology Laboratory’s Radiological Education, Monitoring and Outreach Project will present the educational talk, Radiation in Our Lives, on Monday at the Burke County Library in Waynesboro. Read more

Photos Staff

Fort Gordon holds event bringing awareness to suicide and suicide prevention

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 5:48pm
News

Amy Williams attempted to hold back tears as she held a tattered Batman hat close to her heart in Alexander Hall at Fort Gordon on Thursday morning. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Winner pleads not guilty again to providing classified information to online news outlet

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 5:05pm
News

Accused leaker Reality Leigh Winner pleaded not guilty again Thursday to providing classified information to an online news outlet and her defense team signaled they will fight to get as much information as they can to aid her defense in the face of heavy security restrictions. Read more

Staff Writers Photos Tom Corwin Sandy Hodson

Local animal rescue groups saving dogs in Irma’s path

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 4:55pm
News

Stream loves attention. Snow is an “escape artist” who leaps short fences. Sleigh has a hurt left hind foot, but is getting better. Cierra and Kiara are sisters who share a crate and hope to be adopted together. Amore, true to his name, is “good with people.” Read more

Staff Writer Photos James Folker

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