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Sam and Loretta Adderson stock their booth with fresh produce as part of the GROW Harrisburg Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program at A.L.Williams Park in Harrisburg.

Veggie market helps Harrisburg eat healthy

The G.R.O.W. Harrisburg Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program, funded with a $20,000 grant from Wholesome Wave Georgia from June through October, is the first of its kind in Georgia.
By Tracey McManus

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings June 22-29

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center June 22-29.

Video: Kirby's Augusta

Mayors sound off on consolidation

The 20th anniversary of the vote to consolidate governments passed quietly last week. It was the china anniversary. Augusta Com­mis­sion members didn’t meet, so they didn’t get a chance to break any.

Michaux: Mickelson's best scrambling skills will be required

Phil Mickelson's best scrambling skills will be required to avoid a tarnished reputation.
By Scott Michaux

Regional July 4th closings

A run-down of closings for public offices, schools and others in the region at the July 4th weekend.

July 4th events

A list of patriotic events happening in and around July of 4th holiday in the Augusta region.

Richmond County Sheriff's Office to get body cameras in July

Body cameras for the Richmond County Sheriff's Office have been delayed past the initial July 1 date, but by only a few weeks.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Aiken names Dr. Sean Alford as its new superintendent

The Aiken County Board of Education selected Dorchester County educator Dr. Sean Alford as the next superintendent of Aiken County Public Schools during a called meeting Tuesday night.
By Mike Rosier

Suit filed in stun gun death

The family of the man who died in 2013 after being handcuffed and tased by Richmond County Sheriff's deputies filed a wrongful death lawsuit on Friday against Augusta-Richmond County, Sheriff Richard Roundtree and the two officers involved.
By Tracey McManus

Police warn residents of phone scam

The New Ellenton Police Department is warning residents of a scam involving people pretending to be with Aiken Electric Cooperative.

Weekly Crime Map

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Consumer Reports finds some newer cars burn too much oil

Newer cars aren't supposed to burn oil, but Consumer Reports magazine found that some engines mainly from Audi, BMW and Subaru force their owners to add a quart as often as once a month.
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