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John Wayne Konczal, 77, of Evans, was pronounced dead at the scene after pulling directly into the path of an oncoming tractor trailer on Hardy McManus Road at Halali Farm Road.

Man killed in wreck with tractor trailer

John Wayne Konczal, 77, of Mitchell Lane, died in the wreck on Hardy McManus Road at Halali Farm Road, according to Columbia County sheriff's Capt. Andy Shedd.
By Valerie Rowell

Augusta man shot to death in Beech Island

An Augusta man is dead following a shooting Monday afternoon in Beech Island.
By Doug Stutsman

Police seek public's help locating fraud suspects

Police are looking for two men who deposited bad checks and then made withdrawals from a local bank.
By Doug Stutsman

Michaux: Mark Richt says goodbye to Georgia with his head held high

Looking 10 years younger with the weight of Bulldog Nation lifted from his shoulders, Richt owned the Richard B. Taylor Room where he sat comfortably next to the man who fired him and talked about his past, present and future.

Slideshow: Latest Columbia County bookings

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center Nov. 23-30.

1997 death on Laney-Walker roadside remains mystery

No one knows who left Delphine Brown to die on the side of Laney-Walker Boulevard in July 1997. Investigators aren't even sure how she got there.

Weekly Crime Map

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Editorial: Another racial flash-point

We are never going back. We are only going forward - in a spirit of unity our 1960s selves would truly marvel at.
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