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Officers William Geisen (from left), Albert Parrish and Aaron DiGiacomo pose with two HEAT (Highway Enforcement of Aggressive Traffic) cars and a Richmond County Sheriff's Office car. The HEAT grant is scheduled to run out for the county in October 2016.

HEAT team changes driver behavior, officials say

Less than two years after the Richmond County Sheriff's Office received a traffic enforcement grant designed to target dangerous driving behavior, officials are saying they're witnessing change.
By Travis Highfield

Concern over lunch merits response

Ordinarily, I don’t read the comments about City Ink until at least a year has passed although I do read them in other columns and articles.

Losing America

Look at all the problems in the world, all the challenges in this country. You sit on the sidelines, you lose.

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings March 16-23

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center March 16-23.

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Pearl the obese dog gradually losing weight 

After six months in the care of DNA rescue and through a careful rehabilitation program, Pearl has lost 15.7 pounds, down from the 76.5 she weighed when she was found as a stray on Kensington Drive in September.
By Tracey McManus

Rain deters investigation of fatal shooting 15 years ago

Clifford "Wayne" Williams, 48, had been drinking at the Highlander Pub on Georgia Avenue on Sept. 18, 2000, when he was shot in the chest by another patron.
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