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An emphasis on patrolling busy thoroughfares in metro Atlanta has left the Georgia State Patrol's Grovetown post undermanned, but officials say some help is on the way.

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 12:00am

With considerable job growth at Fort Gordon expected to result in 700 new students in Columbia County classrooms next year, Superintendent Dr. Sandra Carraway said Thursday voter-approval of a $140 million sales-tax package is essential to the public school system's future.

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 12:00am

An Augusta businessman was arrested Friday after being accused of having sex with a 15-year-old boy.

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 4:08pm

Columbia County schools are expected to remain open Tuesday despite predicted winter weather novernight.

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 2:40pm
Mon, 02/23/2015 - 10:16am

When I first heard the word, "prioritize," I thought someone had made it up. Soon, however, this addition to my vocabulary began rolling around my tongue like somnambulate, syzygy, and other authentic words I just hadn't heard before.

Sun, 02/22/2015 - 12:13am

Baseball moms are nail biting, pants washing, folding chair carrying, sports drink purveying, yelling, screaming, hoping, praying machines. Except for me. I'm fortunate they tolerate my demeanor and my sons' stained pants.

Sun, 02/22/2015 - 12:12am

It may surprise many people that liberals and conservatives can agree on many aspects of tax policy.

Sun, 02/22/2015 - 12:12am

Police Blotter, Feb. 22, 2015

Sun, 02/22/2015 - 12:12am

Earl T. Morris was hoping to sell nine acres of land he owned in Grovetown near the intersection of Lewiston and Mill Branch roads.

Sun, 02/22/2015 - 12:11am

The estranged wife of a Columbia County builder was in sheriff's custody Tuesday, accused of embezzling more than $400,000 from her husband's business over several years.

Sun, 02/22/2015 - 12:11am

Water levels at the reservoir are expected to reach full or near-full pool by late May, said Billy Birdwell, a spokesman for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Sun, 02/22/2015 - 12:10am

The legislation, if passed, would give families an avenue to sue teachers and schools for unnecessary suffering that comes with having an accident in front of the entire class. CJ, who identifies as a Republican "with strong Libertarian views," said this is not meant to be big-government controlling classrooms but a safeguard to prevent embarassing episodes.

Sun, 02/22/2015 - 12:10am

Columbia County school lunch menu for Feb. 23- Feb. 27

Sun, 02/22/2015 - 12:10am

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