Mayoral candidate and high school teacher Lori Myles says the first thing she will deal with if she is elected mayor is the lack of transparency in the city government.

Myles wants a more 'transparent' government 

Lori Myles says she'll bring the classroom experience she has gained as a longtime - and sometimes controversial - Richmond County educator and much more into the Augusta mayor's office if elected May 20.
By Susan McCord

Weekly Richmond County crime map and database

Violent crimes during the week included 88 assaults in 11 emergency response areas of the city.

Player addresses junior golfers

Gary Player, who addressed the 54 participants in this week’s Junior Invitational at Sage Valley on Tuesday night, wants golf’s future generations to appreciate how good they have it.

Expensive Augusta homes for sale

Here are homes for sale, gleaned from AugustaRealEstate.com on April 23, that are in Augusta neighborhoods.

Prom season is underway

Prom season is here, and the young people are in formal dress as our slideshow photos show.

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings April 14-21

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center April 14-21.

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Pinehurst changes bring rave reviews

The contrast between the season's first and second major venues will never be more stark than when the U.S. Open returns to a restored Pinehurst No. 2 in June.
By Scott Michaux

Junior Invitational golfers eyeing No. 1 spot

GRANITEVILLE — Hovering around the top of the various junior golf rankings, 16-year-old Brad Dalke said a win this week at the Junior Invitational at Sage Valley – considered a major in ...
By Chris Gay

Qualifying dates set for tax commissioner, commission posts

The Columbia County Board of Elections has set qualifying dates for candidates seeking to fill posts vacated by Kay and Charles Allen.
By Steve Crawford

Post exchange construction loses 40 days to winter 

The $22 million expansion of Fort Gordon's Post Exchange lost nearly 40 construction days this winter, but the project's manager said Wednesday that the new facility should be ready well ahead of significant job growth on post.
By Wesley Brown

Dooley, Irish celebrate title

Legendary Georgia coach Vince Dooley spoke during Aquinas' ring ceremony Wednesday.
By Wayne Staats

2 awarded Medal of Valor

Sgt. Mike Logue and Deputy Mike Woodard responded to an unusual call at 3625 Crawfordville Drive on April 4. A woman was on fire in the streets. Her home was on fire and an armed suspect was ...

Lakeside tennis teams roll to second round

The Lakeside High School girls and boys teams were winners in the opening round of the Georgia High School Association Class AAAAA state tennis tournament Tuesday.

Editorial: A trap for probationers

Does that sound like extortion and indentured servitude? It does to us.