Augusta mayoral candidate Hardie Davis discusses his support of the penny sales tax, how he would raise the bar on education and stepping down as a state lawmaker.

Q&A with Augusta mayoral candidate Hardie Davis 

An engineer, pastor and for seven years a state legislator, Sen. Hardie Davis says he'll bring legislative experience and the ability to compromise to city government if elected mayor May 20.
By Susan McCord

Mayoral candidates: Lori Myles

Lori Myles said she has advocated for the city since arriving by Greyhound Bus more than 30 years ago from Memphis, Tenn.

Humphrey leads by one at Sage Valley

Greenwich, Conn. golfer Theo Humphrey shot 3-under-par 69 for a one-shot lead after the first round of the 54-hole Junior Invitational at Sage Valley.

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings April 14-21

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center April 14-21.

Prom season is underway

Prom season is here, and the young people are in formal dress as our slideshow photos show.

Weekly Richmond County crime map and database

Violent crimes during the week included 88 assaults in 11 emergency response areas of the city.

Expensive Augusta homes for sale

Here are homes for sale, gleaned from AugustaRealEstate.com on April 23, that are in Augusta neighborhoods.

Augusta Outdoors

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Kirby's Augusta

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Augusta man gets life without parole in killing

Jonathan Lee Felton, 23, was convicted in Richmond County Superior Court of murder and weapon charges for the Oct. 25, 2010, shooting death of 22-year-old Eric "Easy" Wright.
By Sandy Hodson

Republican candidates for Barrow's seat discuss change

Five Republicans seeking a chance to unseat U.S. Rep. John Barrow avoided criticizing each other Thursday night, instead focusing on so-called failures in the Obama administration and ways to fix the nation's economy.
By Meg Mirshak

Familiar scam suspect in custody

Police were searching this morning for a known trickster with a history of arrests who is suspected of snatching money from a woman's vehicle on Broad Street Wednesday.

Editorial: No rights denied

This lawsuit appears to say more about the individuals pushing the issue than those they purport to represent.

Georgia Bank & Trust has new leaders

Ron Thigpen will be Georgia Bank & Trust's new president as CEO Dan Blanton has more duties with American Bankers Association.