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Westmont Elementary School teacher Jennifer Gurley sits at the wheel of a new BMW that she gets for a year for being named Columbia County Teacher of the Year. She also received free car insurance and a $500 gas gift card.

Westmont teacher is tops in Columbia County

Jennifer Gurley, who is in her fourth year teaching at Westmont Elementary, said teaching had always been her calling as long as she can remember.
By Steve Crawford

Campbell, Curry added to Hall

On Thursday night, Lincoln County coaching legend Larry Campbell and Augusta basketball great Michael Curry were inducted into the Augusta City Classic Hall of Fame.

Faces of Survival: Terry Jenkins

Terry Jenkins was having dinner with her dad at a local seafood restaurant when she received the call that a routine mammogram detected a lump in her left breast. She needed to return for a biopsy.
By Lisa Kaylor

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Events

Listing of events associated with Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Weekly crime map, database

Violent crimes during the week included 86 assaults, three of which were classified as aggravated assaults. The most assaults in a single day, 14, occurred on Oct. 3. There were also four robberies.

Slideshow: Latest Columbia County bookings

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

1 killed, 1 wounded on 13th St.

One young man was killed and another wounded in a shooting early today off 13th Street.

Loss of state name concerns dental school

Soon after the name change to Augusta University, College of Dental Medicine Dean Carol Lefebvre said she heard from students concerned that the name Georgia no longer graces the state's only dental school.
By Tom Corwin

Weekly Crime Map

Richmond County | Columbia County

Editorial: Utterly embarrassing

Romney was right about Russia three years ago. Rubio was right about Russia three weeks ago. This president may never get it right.
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