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The Richmond County Board of Education is expected to take up an agreement next month that would transfer eight acres of jointly owned property on Lumpkin Road exclusively to the city for its new bus depot.

City, schools hash out bus move

After years of talks and legal wrangling, events are finally in motion to move Augusta's buses to a new home, opening up the 15th Street corridor to new retail development that could become a "gateway" to Georgia Regents University, officials said.
By Tom Corwin and Susan McCord

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings Aug. 18-25

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center Aug. 18-25. 

Top 10 UGA running backs?

As college football rankings come out and a new season looms, who are the best running backs in University of Georgia history? Here is our top 10 list.

Solving the schedules

If the 14-team Southeastern and Atlantic Coast conferences would scrap the two-division system, they could maintain essential rivalries while establishing more frequent competition within the conferences.

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The Way We Were: Columbia Road

Have any memories of living out from Martinez on Columbia Road? Share with an e-mail to bill.kirby@augustachronicle.com.

Man pleads guilty to assaults, gets life plus 20 years

Jarius Dantzler has pleaded guilty to assaulting Tiqwana Tate and two other women in exchange for a sentence of life in prison plus 20 years.
By Sandy Hodson

Outspoken schools supporter to concentrate on health

In a tearful address in front of the Board of Education building, Braswell, 50, said she was withdrawing from the November election to focus on health and family.
By Tracey McManus

Suspect identifed in shootings

A suspect in a fatal shooting on Carrie Street on Sunday has been identified as Robert Ivory Anderson Jr.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Woman arrested for shoplifting perfume

Danniell Lashall Kelly, 26, admitted to stealing two bottles of perfume in an effort to return the stolen items to receive store credit on a gift card. 

Editorial: Put leadership first

Eric Holder will have to show himself to be a lawyer and leader first, and a black man second.
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