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Deputies direct relatives picking up children after a student playing with a gun accidentally discharged the weapon, striking another student on Tuesday.

Elementary schools have most weapons incidents

There were more weapon-related incidents in Richmond County elementary schools during the 2014-15 school year than at middle or high schools, the weapons involved ranged from blunt objects to handguns.
By Sean Gruber

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings Aug. 17-24

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center Aug. 17-24.

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Irish stomped by Wolverines

Aquinas struggled in every area of the game in a 30-point home loss to Prince Avenue Christian.
By Wayne Staats

Brentwood edges Edmund Burke

WAYNESBORO, Ga. - Payton Massengale scored both touchdowns as Brentwood slipped past Edmund Burke in a game in which all the scoring occurred in the first half.
By David Westin

Augusta Christian is dropped

Braden Osteen rushed for 121 yards and a touchdown as Laurence Manning rolled past Augusta Christian.

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Plant Vogtle on track after schedule revised

Georgia Power Co. reported Fri­day that Plant Vogtle's expansion is progressing as planned after the Waynesboro, Ga., facility's budget and schedule were revised earlier this year to reflect an 18-month delay and a $246 million increase in costs.
By Wesley Brown

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Editorial: He was no victim

He was a despicable killer. And that was completely his own doing.
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