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Reports: Spurrier set to retire

South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier has told his players that he is retiring, effective immediately.

Will city raise property taxes if SPLOST fails?

The Augusta Chronicle will address the 1 percent sales tax collection in a continuing series until election day.

Commission challenged on SUV fight

Commission members said no to the SUV, and he got miffed and lectured them on fiscal responsibility.

Slideshow: Latest Columbia County bookings

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center Oct. 5-12.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Events

Listing of events associated with Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Augusta storm fee funds eyed for beautification

A gateway beautification effort seeks part of the $14 million to be generated when Augusta imposes a stormwater utility fee next year.
By Susan McCord

Fire prevention bureau gets new leader

Capt. John Caran, a fire employee since 1990, is overseeing Augusta's fire prevention bureau after Fire Marshal Jason Beard's indictment on extortion charges last week.
By Susan McCord

Pigskin surprise injures man, lawsuit claims

The lawsuit seeks unspecified damages for injuries an Augusta man says he sustained when he snacked on a bag of Papa Tubs Old Fashioned Wash Pot Style Pork Skins that he claims contained a hoof.

Weekly Crime Map

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Editorial: Celebrate without hate

There's no reason his holiday must give way completely to our fresh reading of history and the misfortunes of other cultures.
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