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South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley joined U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz at the Savannah River Site on Monday.

Energy secretary talks MOX funding 

U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said Monday that federal officials need to identify a long-term funding stream for the mixed-oxide fuel fabrication facility at Savannah River Site if the project survives the current budget cycle.
By Meg Mirshak

Readers have lifted my spirits

For the past couple of weeks, I have written to encourage others. As it turned out, you have encouraged me instead.

Kirby's Augusta

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Slideshow: Columbia County bookings July 21-28

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center July 21-28.

Path out of poverty

This nation’s leaders have taken $20 trillion from Americans to fund the War on Poverty since 1964. It’s time to change the war strategy.

Augusta Outdoors

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SLIDESHOW: James Brown - The Godfather of Soul

World-renowned music star James Brown called the Augusta-area home his entire life. Born in Augusta and maintaining a home in Beech Island, S.C. until his death on Christmas Day in 2006, Brown maintained a business presence in Augusta while managing a steady international touring schedule.

Education millage rate slightly drops

The Richmond County Board of Education passed a tentative millage rate for the 2015 fiscal year Monday, a move that could save Richmond County property owners a few cents but would keep tax rates mostly the same.
By Sean Gruber

Man reports McCormick attack

A South Carolina man told police three men attempted to sexually assault him and then shot at him while he was bicycling in McCormick County late Saturday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Fort Gordon hiring 100 for Exchange

The Fort Gordon Post Exchange is hiring more than 100 new associates to support a $22 million expansion at its facility, which includes nearly doubling the retail space and adding three businesses to its food court - Arby's, Starbucks and Subway.
By Wesley Brown

Kawasaki Mule utility vehicle stolen from city

According to a police report, the vehicle, which the city uses while working on Riverwalk Augusta was last seen in the dirt lot at Ninth and Reynolds streets about 3:30 p.m.

Former Georgia track star dies in accident

CORDELE, Ga. - Former University of Georgia 400-meter standout Torrin Lawrence died Monday morning in a car accident as he made his way home to Jacksonville, Fla. He was 25.

Editorial: They go with the territory

Foreign cultures - the language, the foods, the music, the traditions - are worth protecting. Your own is worth protecting too.

Outdoor gun range opening Labor Day weekend

The project is nearing completion and S.H.A.R.P.E. Shooters will open Aug. 29, weather permitting, said owner Buddy Lichty, who also owns Shooters Indoor Range and Gun Shop in Augusta.

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