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Augusta firefighter Lashawna Bussey puts on her gear at Fire Station 3 on Reynolds Street. Firefighters are trained to have everything on within 90 seconds.

New firefighting equipment offers more protection

Augusta firefighters are enjoying a pleasant adjustment to new uniforms and turnout gear, correcting what many felt was a wardrobe malfunction.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Kirby's Augusta

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Slideshow: Columbia County bookings Aug. 18-25

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center Aug. 18-25. 

Increase was a sweet decision

So the motion to raise the tax tied 5-5, and the mayor put the icing on the cake by voting yes. So what do they say to taxpayers? Let them eat cake!

Labor pains

If our culture of industriousness, entrepreneurship and resoluteness skips many more generations, it may be lost forever. We sincerely hope this country’s leaders can right this ship.

Meth lab cleanup at Georgia motels lacks firm rules

Cleaning up abandoned meth labs is a common occurrence in Augusta motels, although there is no Georgia law requiring remediation.
By Wesley Brown

Three-plus decades have passed in cold case

Columbia County sheriff’s investigators might never know what happened to Craig Fallaw outside a West Lake security booth Oct. 6, 1978.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Most stolen car is a what?

The National Insurance Crime Bureau released its annual report on the 10 most stolen vehicles in the country earlier this month, and some residents say they aren't surprised with what they saw.

Efforts to recruit women to construction grow

NEW YORK - Janice Moreno graduated from college with a degree in English literature, but never landed a job paying more than $12 an hour. Now, at 36, she's back in the classroom - in safety ...
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