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Coco Rubio, the owner of Sky City and Soul Bar, is part of the initiative to fight the image of crime and promote a safe business district.

Taking ownership of downtown

With new measures in place to curb street violence and illegal vendors, downtown Augusta businesses have pulled together a grassroots movement.
By Wesley Brown

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings Sept. 8-15

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center Sept. 8-15. 

Kirby's Augusta

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SLIDES: Border Bash

Browse a slideshow of all the action from Friday night's Border Bash fun at the Augusta Common. 

2014 Arts Preview

Our 2014 Arts Preview includes everything from dance and music to theater and art.

Getting more goats is the easy part

Augusta needs more goats, an administrator and one interim commissioner, but so far, they can only agree on the goats. 

Want a home in the Blue Ridge Elementary school zone?

Here are homes for sale, gleaned from AugustaRealEstate.com on Sept. 15, that are zoned for Blue Ridge Elementary School.

Hearing for church murder suspect rescheduled

The arraignment for Daniel Nelson Robinson will be Sept. 22, pending another date change. He had been scheduled to appear in court in Duvall County, Fla. 

Commission to discuss administrator position

Two significant city appointments return to the forefront at a regular Tuesday meeting of the Augusta Commission. Commissioner Ben Hasan, just appointed to the District 6 commission seat last month after the resignation of Joe Jackson, placed a discussion about appointing a city administrator on Tuesday's meeting agenda.
By Susan McCord

Cross Creek shows off new ROTC building

The Richmond County Board of Education Building Committee toured Cross Creek High School's new Junior ROTC building.
By Sean Gruber

Canal center upgrades theater

A $25,000 donation from the Rotary Club allowed the Augusta Canal Authority to replace outdated equipment in the theater at the Canal Discovery Center.
By Meg Mirshak

Unsolved Cases: Hopson's 1976 death

Nearly four decades have come and gone, yet the death of Nancy Hopson remains one of two unsolved Richmond County homicides from the 1970s.

Editorial: Numbers racket

What you are seeing is nothing less than a corrupt and lawless regime attempting to cover its tracks.
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