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Ricardo Ramirez Aguas, of North Au­gusta, fell about 20 feet onto a concrete floor at this work site in the Bartram Trail neighborhood this month.

OSHA investigating fatal fall at Evans construction site

Officials with the federal Occupational Safety & Health Administration are investigating the death of a 20-year-old Mexican man who was fatally injured earlier this month in a fall at a Columbia County construction site.
By Steve Crawford

Graduation 2015

Find complete coverage of graduation season 2015, including photo galleries, event coverage and lists of graduates. 


Send us your graduation photos

Share your graduation photos and we'll post them online in a slideshow. Upload photos here or use the hashtag #auggrads.

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings May 18-26

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center May 18-26.

Video: Kirby's Augusta

Fort Gordon bus route under 30 day review 

Even as an experimental bus route continues to drain money from the city coffers, Augusta Commission committee members unwilling to end service to Fort Gordon granted Augusta Public Transit 30 days to review the program.
By Meg Mirshak

Big names overcome struggles at French Open

PARIS - While nine-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal won in straight sets on a cloudy, windy Thursday, some red dirt got in the machine for three of the other biggest names at Roland Garros.

FCC wants to help poor get online

NEW YORK - The head of the Fed­eral Communications Commis­sion is proposing that the government agency expand a phone subsidy program for the poor to include Internet access.
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