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Goodale House owner offers donors pieces of history

A day after a Richmond County judge gave him two months to begin restoring Augusta's historic Goodale House, owner Wes Sims started an online fundraiser, offering donors access to one of Georgia's oldest surviving homes to reach his $115,000 goal.
By Wesley Brown

Weekly crime map, database

Violent crimes for the past week included 79 assaults. The most assaults, 13, occurred on July 18. Other violent crime during the week included seven robberies.

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings July 21-28

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center July 21-28.

SLIDESHOW: James Brown - The Godfather of Soul

World-renowned music star James Brown called the Augusta-area home his entire life. Born in Augusta and maintaining a home in Beech Island, S.C. until his death on Christmas Day in 2006, Brown maintained a business presence in Augusta while managing a steady international touring schedule.

Kirby's Augusta

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US economy grew at strong 4 percent rate in spring

US economy grew at strong 4 percent rate in second quarter after sharp contraction in winter.
By Martin Crutsinger

Sheriff's office program gives youths hands-on policing experience

The Police Exploring program, which is part of the Boy Scouts of America, takes youths ages 16 to 20 with no criminal record and a good standing in school and introduces them to life in law ...

Editorial: Fixing a bad decision

Instead of using the judicial system to unnecessarily rip a parent and child apart, exercise common sense to keep them together.

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