Kirby's Augusta

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Readers have lifted my spirits

For the past couple of weeks, I have written to encourage others. As it turned out, you have encouraged me instead.

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings July 14-21

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

Path out of poverty

This nation’s leaders have taken $20 trillion from Americans to fund the War on Poverty since 1964. It’s time to change the war strategy.

Notable area deaths of 2014

A review of some from our area who have passed away this year including Louise Shivers (pictured here.)

Augusta Outdoors

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SC issued heat advisories

COLUMBIA - The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for much of eastern South Carolina.

Will Murray win 'Bachelorette'?

ATHENS, Ga. -- Today is the day that many "Bachelorette" and a lot of Georgia Bulldog fans have been waiting for - Will Josh Murray win the Bachelorette's heart and propose to her?
By Karah-Leigh Hancock

Stranger helps raise $40,000 for mom who left child in park

A thousand miles didn't stop a New Hampshire woman from extending a helping hand to a local mother accused of leaving her 9-year-old daughter at a park while she worked her shift at a fast-food restaurant.
By Meg Mirshak

School safety chief touts restructure

Last year, Alfonzo Williams announced that he would conduct a massive overhaul of the Richmond County School Safety department to cut down on inefficiencies and increase accountability. 

Editorial: They go with the territory

Foreign cultures - the language, the foods, the music, the traditions - are worth protecting. Your own is worth protecting too.

Fair Trade is good for business

Demand for Fair Trade products is rising as people become more aware of how their food and other products are made. That makes the Fair Trade market a growing opportunity for small business owners.

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