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SCE&G shows hand in Westinghouse bankruptcy standoff

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 7:21pm
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As executives from SCE&G gathered before the South Carolina Public Service Commission to deliver information about the unsettled fallout from the Westinghouse bankruptcy, a woman clad in sheriff garb said she came to bring justice to ratepayers. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

Augusta metro area property taxes below U.S. average, but Richmond County is right on the line

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 6:05pm
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Metro Augusta area homeowners, on average, have lower property tax burdens than the average American. But Richmond County residents are right on the cusp. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline

City to settle suit over cemetery’s cell tower

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 5:37pm
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Augusta commissioners have decided to settle a lawsuit filed over the placement of a cell tower on land set aside as a cemetery by one of the city’s historic leaders and landowners. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Augusta man sentenced for manslaughter

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 5:20pm
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An Augusta man who shot and killed another man was sentenced Wednesday to 26 years in prison. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Former city water chief dead at 77

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 3:53pm
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Noah “Max” Hicks, longtime head of Augusta’s waterworks and namesake of the N. Max Hicks Water Treatment Plant, died Wednesday at age 77, Utilities Director Tom Wiedmeier confirmed. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Luncheon honors students with disabilities

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 1:50pm
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In 2004, the Augusta Area High School High Tech Program began with four students in Richmond County. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Tucker talks about plans to run for Columbia County Commission chairman

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 1:36pm
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It took about two weeks after Pam Tucker resigned as Columbia County’s EMA director for her to realize she had been grooming herself for the position of commission chairman since her career began. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Columbia County man dies after being hit by train

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 1:01pm
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A Columbia County man died Monday after being struck by a train in Martinez. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

University earns top grade for safety from hospital rankings organization

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 12:01am
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University Hospital is again the only Augusta hospital with a top grade for safety from the Leapfrog Group in its biannual rankings.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Young wins primary for District 84 state House seat

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 9:22pm
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Aiken County Council Chairman Ronnie Young won the Republican primary for the District 84 state House seat Tuesday.

Read more Staff Writer Photos James Folker

Commission authorizes funds for cyber parking deck

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 7:49pm
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Augusta officials set in motion Tuesday plans to borrow $12 million to build a parking garage for the Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Rants & Raves

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 7:00pm
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Hasn’t the Masters Tournament been wonderful this time without having to put up with Tiger Woods?

Read more Photos Special

Farmers market reopens in new spot, with new faces

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 6:00pm
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Alesha Gonzales is literally putting down roots in Hephzibah.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Police are investigating a shooting on Belmont Avenue

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 5:29pm
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Police are investigating a shooting on Belmont Avenue this afternoon.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Tech program banquet set for Wednesday

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 4:38pm
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The annual awards luncheon for the Augusta Area High School High Tech Program is scheduled for Wednesday at the Augusta Marriott and Convention Center.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Another plea in the street brawl murder case

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 4:13pm
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Another teen accused of murder for her alleged role in a 2016 street brawl that turned deadly pleaded guilty to a reduced charge Tuesday

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Georgia Department of Education to celebrate military children in April

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 4:03pm
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The Georgia Department of Education will join other states and organizations across the country in celebrating April as the “Month of the Military Child” – a time to honor the strength and sacrifices of military children.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Burke County sheriff notes accomplishments in first 100 days

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 3:33pm
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A reduction in violent crime and drastic increases in traffic enforcement are just two of the most wide-reaching effects Burke County Sheriff Alfonzo Williams points to in his first 100 days in office.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Former prison guards get probation in inmate’s beating

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 2:45pm
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Three former prison guards who beat, stomped and kicked an inmate with a baton received probation sentences Tuesday.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Police investigating Washington Road convenience store robbery

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 12:28pm
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Police are investigating a burglary at a Washington Road convenience store.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

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