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Fire destroys car outside Martinez business

A Friday morning fire destroyed a new vehicle belonging to a Martinez business owner.
By Valerie Rowell

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.

Dining out this weekend?

Check out our latest restaurant reviews and search our database of more than 300 Augusta restaurants.

Augusta fire marshal indicted on extortion charges

According to the federal indictment returned by a grand jury Thursday, Augusta Fire Marshal Jason Beard is accused of extorting money from nightclub owners and managers with threats of economic harm.

Peach Orchard Bojangles' opening Wednesday

South Augusta's newest Bojangles' will open Wednesday morning.

Augusta named site for sci-fi film production

The Augusta Film Office announced Friday Augusta has been selected as the primary location for shooting a full-length sci-fi horror feature film.
By Susan McCord

Weekly Crime Map

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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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