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Final bill for Aiken County Council chairman election almost $47,000

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 9:44pm

The special general election to fill the Aiken County Council chairman’s post cost taxpayers $46,891.75, according to the county Board of Elections. Read more

Staff Writer Photos James Folker

Report: Waynesboro mayor spent city funds on church trip, personal expenses

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 6:55pm

The mayor of Waynesboro said he has repaid the city money he spent on a five-day trip to Philadelphia that only loosely involved city business, as well as other personal expenses. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Online meal-planning service launches in Augusta

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 4:23pm
News Business

Less than two months after Instacart’s launch of same-day grocery delivery service in metro Augusta, an affiliated company on Thursday said it will begin offering local customers customized personal nutrition advice. Read more

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Augusta woman charged second time with running unlicensed personal care home denied bond

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 4:22pm

At her first court appearance Wednesday, bond was denied for the woman accused for the second time of running an unlicensed personal care home. Read more

Staff Writer Sandy Hodson

S.C. woman arrested after pulling gun near elementary school carpool line

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 3:41pm

EASLEY, S.C. — Authorities say a woman pulled out a gun after a fender bender and an argument near the carpool line of a South Carolina elementary school. Read more

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Man shoots 2 Georgia police officers; later found dead

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 2:48pm

FOREST PARK, Ga. - Authorities say a man shot two police officers and was later found dead behind a home south of Atlanta. Read more

Photos Associated Press

Local volunteers honored at National Philanthropy Day luncheon

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 2:26pm

The Morris Museum of Art received two awards Wednesday at the National Philanthropy Day luncheon at the Augusta Country Club. Read more

Correspondent Photos Charmain Brackett

One killed, two injured in Aiken County wreck

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 12:41pm

One person has been killed and two others injured in a two-vehicle crash this morning in Aiken County. Read more

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Pedestrian hit by vehicle Saturday has died

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 12:25pm

A pedestrian hit by a vehicle Saturday on Deans Bridge Road has died. Read more

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Richmond County Sheriff’s Office seeks man wanted in armed robbery, assault

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 11:24am

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating an armed robbery suspect. Read more

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Georgia mom charged with murder after son left in hot car

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 11:06am

ATLANTA — Police say a woman whose son died after she left him inside a car for three hours in Georgia has been charged with murder. Read more

Photos Associated Press

Doctors Hospital cafe supervisor receives national recognition

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 10:34am

A Doctors Hospital employee has received national recognition for her work. Read more

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A look at the winners and losers of the top U.S. races

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 9:39am

Democrats swept Virginia and New Jersey’s governor’s races, incumbents came out on top in several big-city mayoral races and voters in Maine said they wanted to join 31 other states in expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.

Read more Associated Press Photos JOSCELYN PAINE

Rants and raves

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 12:10am

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Yelp adds health department scores on Georgia restaurants

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 12:07am

Yelp can now do more in Georgia than give you lots of reviews and opinions about restaurants. It can also tell you how sanitary they are. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Arrest announced in Thursday shooting

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 10:32pm

One man has been arrested and charged in connection to a Thursday shooting in Aiken. Read more

Photos From Staff Reports

Woltz beats Hooper in Aiken City Council District 6

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 9:21pm

In Aiken, political newcomer Ed Woltz won the only contested seat in the general election for Aiken City Council. Read more

Staff Writer Photos James Folker

Arrest made in fatal shooting

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 9:06pm

A man has been arrested in connection to a fatal shooting Sunday.

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Study limits 2018 sheriff raises to $750,000

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 8:45pm

Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree spoke out Tuesday about new recommendations in a citywide compensation analysis that provides the department only $750,000 for pay increases next year. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Intersection blocked following transformer explosion

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 7:08pm

Richmond County first responders are rerouting traffic at the scene of a downed power line on tonight. Read more

From Staff Reports




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