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Country music star Canaan Smith shares a laugh with Elvia Aranda after he performed at the Jud C. Hickey Center for Alzheimer's Care in Augusta.

Country music artists perform for area Alzheimer's patients 

Sitting at the end of a wooden piano bench, Canaan Smith placed a guitar in his lap and instructed audience members to have some fun. 
By Doug Stutsman

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings Feb. 23 to March 2

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center Feb. 23 to March 2.

Georgia Death Row Inmates

Find out who is on Georgia's death row and what crimes they received the death sentence for.

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Weekly crime map, database

A total of 119 crimes tracked by The Augusta Chronicle were reported to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office during the past week, including one homicide, the March 1 killing of 75-year-old Bobby Mitchell Shue.

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English language program grows in Augusta schools 

Around 400 students in the Richmond County school system are participating in the English to Speakers of Other Languages program, up from just 70 in 2012.
By Sean Gruber

Commission approves full-time vet hire for animal services

The Augusta Commission on Tuesday approved the hire of a full-time veterinarian for Animal Services, a new position created last year as a strategy to lower the shelter's elevated euthanasia rate.
By Tracey McManus

Victims in Warren County shooting identified

Warren County sheriff’s deputies and agents with the GBI continue to investigate a reported double homicide after two people were found dead Wednesday and a child found alive at a Mitchell Road home.

Editorial: At a 'fateful crossroads,' a call to link arms

Why aren't the national media doing a better job of exposing the Iranian regime and its evil intents?

New guidelines say slash sugar intake

The World Health Organiza­tion finalized guidelines Wednesday saying people should keep intake of added sugars to just 5 to 10 percent of overall calories, which translates to about 25 to 50 ...
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