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Average prices for a gallon of regular gas in South Carolina and Georgia are $3.127 and $3.33, respectively, according to Gasbuddy.com. Both prices are under the national average of $3.427.

Gas prices fall in Georgia and South Carolina

Richmond and Aiken County residents are paying the lowest prices in months for fueling up their vehicles, a trend that could continue over the course of the year according to industry analysts.
By Sean Gruber

Weekly crime map, database

Violent crimes for the past week included 102 assaults, four of which was classified as aggravated assaults. The most assaults in a single day, 22, occurred Aug. 17.

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings Aug. 11-18

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center Aug. 11-18. 

Dream 16 Profiles

The top 16 high school football players in the area are profiled as we unveil the annual Dream 16. 

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.

Karin: Slow Cooker Sausage and Peppers is perfect for busy afterschool days

This week’s recipe for Slow Cooker Sausage and Peppers makes a perfect family meal for nights when everyone is going in different directions.

Kirby's Augusta

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Notable area deaths of 2014

A review of some from our area who have passed away this year including Columbia County historian Bill Blackard  (pictured here.)

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.

Rebels ready to win with new QB, head coach

JOHNSTON, S.C. - The quarterbacks change and, yes, the coaches sometimes do as well, but Strom Thurmond is expected to still be a force in South Carolina,
By Wayne Staats

Jackson resigns from commission

Joe Jackson quit the Au­gusta Commission on Wednesday, citing "family and personal circumstances" in his resignation letter to Gov. Nathan Deal.
By Wesley Brown

Columbia County approves $700,000 in incentives for development

Project could bring as many as 500 jobs to the area outside of Grovetown near Interstate 20.
By Steve Crawford

Game is family affair for Evans' Marshall 

Players often talk about a coach being a father figure. It's a little more literal for Evans quarterback Matlin Marshall. His father, Marvin, is his position coach.

Editorial: Bottom line

Even amid runaway emotion and chaos, there can be bridge-builders.

Bank of America to pay $17B to settle federal investigation

Bank of America has reached a record $17 billion settlement to resolve an investigation into its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 financial crisis.
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