Weekly crime map, database

Violent crimes for the past week included 79 assaults. The most assaults, 13, occurred on July 18. Other violent crime during the week included seven robberies.

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings July 21-28

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center July 21-28.

Kirby's Augusta

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SLIDESHOW: James Brown - The Godfather of Soul

World-renowned music star James Brown called the Augusta-area home his entire life. Born in Augusta and maintaining a home in Beech Island, S.C. until his death on Christmas Day in 2006, Brown maintained a business presence in Augusta while managing a steady international touring schedule.

Commission rejects tax jump

Seven commissioners nixed a proposed tax increase Monday that would cost a typical homeowner $70 a year, leaving the countywide millage unset with just a few days to meet state deadlines.
By Susan McCord

3 suspects arrested in July 24 break-in

Frank Allen Wilkins II, 19, of Evans; Gregory Bernard Washington Jr., 24, of Martinez; and Joshua Alexander Lee, 20, of Augusta, each were charged with burglary, according to a statement from ...

Editorial: Behind closed doors

Consider that possibility: that he's using tax dollars to dilute and, eventually, overwhelm the votes of those who pay those taxes.

Energy secretary talks MOX funding 

U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said Monday that federal officials need to identify a long-term funding stream for the mixed-oxide fuel fabrication facility at Savannah River Site if the ...

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