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Slideshow: Latest Columbia County bookings

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center Feb. 1-7.

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Boil water advisory prompts school system closure

Due to the boil water advisory issued for the area serviced by the Highland Avenue Water Treatment Plant, Richmond County schools will be closed Wednesday, according to the system's Web site.

Jurors hear ex-fire marshal's meeting with FBI agent

Beard has pleaded not guilty to six counts of extortion and one count of attempted extortion. Defense wit­nesses began testifying Wednes­­day after federal prosecutors rested their case.
By Sandy Hodson

Dating violence high among young, disabled

Advocates and providers gathered Wednesday for the Love Shouldn't Hurt 2016 conference in North Augusta, sponsored by Walton Options for Independent Living, to talk about recognizing the signs of abuse and ways to offer help.
By Tom Corwin

Weekly Crime Map

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Editorial: Two-man race with six candidates?

Absent a sudden Rubio revival or some unlikely alliance, it's quite possible this suddenly has become, in effect, a two-man race - in a six-man field - between Trump and Cruz.
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