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Slideshow: Latest Columbia County bookings

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center Feb. 1-7.

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Jurors hear ex-fire marshal's meeting with FBI agent

Beard has pleaded not guilty to six counts of extortion and one count of attempted extortion. Defense wit­nesses began testifying Wednes­­day after federal prosecutors rested their case.
By Sandy Hodson

Day care safety bill filed in state House

House Bill 953 was filed Tuesday, with Rep. Billy Mitchell of Stone Mountain as lead sponsor. Three Augusta legislators - Reps. Gloria Frazier, Brian Prince and Wayne Howard - signed on as co-sponsors.
By Mike Wynn

Weekly Crime Map

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Editorial: Two-man race with six candidates?

Absent a sudden Rubio revival or some unlikely alliance, it's quite possible this suddenly has become, in effect, a two-man race - in a six-man field - between Trump and Cruz.
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