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Augusta-area races decided on election night

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

Tuesday’s local elections decided a number of races in Richmond, Columbia and Aiken counties. Read more

Photos From Staff Reports

Former Doctors Hospital exec selected Memorial Health new CEO

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 6:37pm

Memorial Health selected a former Doctors Hospital of Augusta executive to be its new chief executive officer once its sale to HCA Healthcare is completed. C. Shayne George, who was CEO of Doctors from 2004 to 2011, will be the new top executive for Memorial.

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Family, friends, co-workers of Richmond County deputy who suffered heart attack after physical assessment gather to say final goodbyes

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 6:28pm

U.S. flags lined the lawn and hung between two fire trucks outside of a Martinez funeral home Tuesday. The recognition was a tribute to Richmond County Sheriff’s Deputy James M. Wallace, who suffered a fatal heart attack during an annual physical assessment last week. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Church honors the short lives of hospital’s deceased infants

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 6:01pm

Janna Grace Mole, 6, sits near a grave after the service. She and her grandparents, John and Gail Mole of Louisville, led those gathered in singing “Jesus Loves Me.”

Read more The News and Farmer Photos Parish Howard

Augusta National Golf Club is seeking workers for 2018 Masters Tournament

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 3:37pm
News Sports

Looking for a chance to be a part of the Masters Tournament and earn some money at the same time? Read more

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Veterans Day events in Augusta area

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 3:19pm
News Things to Do

There will be a number of local Veterans Day events for residents to attend this year. Read more

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Augusta woman arrested second time on charges of operating personal care home without license

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 2:56pm

An Augusta woman charged with a second offense of operating a personal care home without a license was arrested Tuesday when authorities found four disabled or elderly patients alone in a home. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

DA seeks closure of ‘nuisance’ hotel

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 2:30pm

An emergency hearing on the prosecutor’s request to close the Augusta Lodge, where authorities have been called out on complaints more than 200 times so far this year, ended in a draw Tuesday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Town resident hailed as hero for engaging Texas gunman

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 2:05pm

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas — A former National Rifle Association instructor who grabbed his rifle and ran barefoot across the street to open fire on the gunman who slaughtered 26 people at a small-town Texas church was hailed as a hero Monday, along with the pickup truck driver who helped chase the killer down.

Read more Associated Press Photos Will Weissert Jim Vertuno

Woman dies from injuries sustained in Monday wreck

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 1:56pm

A woman has died from injuries she sustained in a wreck Monday on Hephzibah McBean Road. Read more

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Olive Garden manager wins back-to-back achievement awards

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 1:39pm
News Business

Running a restaurant is not easy work. Running it well is even more challenging, especially in a city with ample dining competition.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline

Municipal elections underway in Columbia County

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 1:24pm

Municipal elections are underway in Columbia County.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Abbigail Lennon

Suspect’s attorney: Sen. Rand Paul attack was over ‘trivial’ dispute

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 12:47pm

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — An assault of U.S. Sen. Rand Paul by a longtime next-door neighbor was not motivated by political differences but by a dispute “most people would find trivial,” an attorney for the man charged in the attack said Monday.

Read more Associated Press Photos Bruce Schreiner Adam Beam

Officials investigate inmate death at Augusta State Medical Prison

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 12:38pm

Georgia prison officials are investigating the death of an inmate at Augusta State Medical Prison.

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Off-campus shooting prompts University of South Carolina Upstate campus lockdown

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 12:28pm

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — A university campus in South Carolina was put on lockdown briefly after a shooting at a nearby apartment complex. No injuries were reported on campus.

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Woman sought in connection to leaving Evans store with unpaid merchandise

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 11:45am

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is seeking to identify a woman in connection to shoplifting at a local Walmart.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Woman sentenced to prison for embezzlement

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 10:58am

A woman who admitted to stealing from her employer will serve four years in prison.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Georgia chamber president congratulates Augusta on its ‘untold story’ of success

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 10:18am

The Georgia General Assembly has heavy lifting to do in 2018, and the important workloads can be divided into three buckets. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Joe Hotchkiss

Air Force admits fault in reporting Texas church shooter’s past crimes

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 9:17am

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas — The gunman who killed 26 people at a small-town Texas church had a history of domestic violence that spanned years before the attack, and was able buy weapons because the Air Force did not submit his criminal history to the FBI as required by military rules.

Read more Associated Press Photos Jim Vertuno Will Weissert Paul J. Weber

Man arrested in sexual assault, carjacking case

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 8:23am

A man wanted for sexual assault, kidnapping and carjacking in North Augusta is in custody, according to the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster




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