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A "collaborative demolition project" started in Augusta this summer is finalizing plans and raising money to fund its next demolition at 609 Sibley St.

Demolition project eyes 4 more homes

Rick Keuroglian, director of City Hope Alliance, the Christian-based nonprofit overseeing the effort, said his team is finalizing plans and raising money to fund its next demolition at 609 Sibley St.
By Wesley Brown

Slideshow: Latest Columbia County bookings

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center Sept. 21-Oct. 5.
South Carolina Flood

Dams fail as death toll rises

Authorities in South Caro­lina struggled Monday to get water to communities swamped by it, and with dams overflowing, bridges collapsing, hundreds of roads inundated and floodwaters rolling down to the coast, the state was anything but done with this disaster.

Grade your officials

Recent events have called into question the leadership of some of the area’s top officials and governmental bodies. So we want to know what you think of our leaders.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Events

Listing of events associated with Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Augusta mayor: No staff vehicle, no budget increase 

Mayor Hardie Davis asks commissioners to give up their gas cards as he backs down from seeking a car for his chief of staff.
By Susan McCord

Aiken County may receive federal disaster aid

Despite suffering less severe effects from the historic flooding linked to Hurricane Joaquin than the Columbia area and eastern counties, Aiken County may still qualify for help.
By Sarita Chourey

Burke football player dies 

Rod Williams, a junior football player at Burke County, died Monday evening.
By Wayne Staats

Trial begins in Warren County murder case

John Alan Jacobs is accused of murder in the slaying of his wife, 52-year-old Harriette Jacobs, who wrote a blog about country life called "Below the Gnat Line."

Weekly Crime Map

Richmond County | Columbia County

Editorial: Planned Parenthood's fuzzy logic

Without abortion, the organization could, quite literally, disappear tomorrow and cause no substantial ripple in women's health care.

European data-sharing pact with US ruled invalid

LUXEMBOURG - Facebook and thousands of other companies could find it vastly more complicated to do business in Europe after a court ruled that personal data sent to U.S. servers is potentially ...
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