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It was July 3, 1861 when Wilson N. Crawford was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the 11th Georgia Volunteer Infantry. Wilson had moved from the the western mountains of North Carolina to north Georgia in the late 1840s, not long after the U.S. government had cleared the remaining members of the Cherokee Nation from is homelands, making way for white settlers.

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 12:15am

City leaders in North Au­gus­ta have enjoyed a recent run of success in attracting bigger business.

Thu, 10/08/2015 - 9:53am

An Augusta man is now the prime suspect in a 25-year-old unsolved North Augusta homicide.

Thu, 10/08/2015 - 9:44am

Are you ready right now to meet your maker? Are you sure that time is on your side Have you made peace with God and your neighbors? And where in eternity will your soul abide Can you really wait ’til the eleventh hour? Can you live your life just as you please? Surely none of us can read the...

Thu, 10/08/2015 - 9:43am

AIKEN — Carly Fiorina thinks the most important question facing Republicans in 2016 is why? Why are Republicans, well, Republicans?...

Thu, 10/08/2015 - 9:43am

NORTH AUGUSTA - Robby Grant and Renee Pettinato are two happy employees. And they aren't alone. Looking at the view, both inside and out, from the second-floor conference room at Medac Inc., it's easy to see why.

Thu, 10/08/2015 - 9:42am

Harlem residents should boil their water while crews repair a broken water line.

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 5:27pm

A former Columbia County deputy who works in Richmond County was arrested late Tuesday.

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 12:00pm

With a 9-1, 16-6 win over Screven County on Tuesday, the Harlem Lady Bulldogs needed one win in their last two games to win their fourth consecutive Region 3-AA title.

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 10:09am

Dear editor, The 1970s and '80s were a very turbulent time for politics and government in Grovetown. We had fights break out in the parking lot after city council meetings; we had recall elections; and we had a lot of anger and mean-spiritedness.

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 12:08am

History was made last month at the C. B. King Federal Courthouse in downtown Albany, Ga.

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 12:08am

Can more restrictive gun laws prevent mass killings? Some would like to think so, but like all complex problems, the solution isn't as simple as some would suggest.

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 12:08am

Last Week: 3-1 Season Total: 29-5 Evans showed some fight in a near upset of Warner Robins, but came up just short 21-19. Hopefully the game proved to the kids that, when they play up to their potential, they can compete with anyone.

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 12:08am

With its sweep over Warner Robins in the first round of the Region 2-AAAAA Softball Tournament Tuesday night, the Greenbrier High School Lady Wolfpack became the only team from its subregion to advance to the Class AAAAA state playoffs.

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 12:08am

The Grovetown High School Warriors are still in the hunt for a postseason spot while Greenbrier High School Wolfpack is hunting for its first region win. They renew the rivalry Friday with both teams coming out of a bye week.

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 12:07am