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Carolyn Kaster
President Barack Obama bestows the Medal of Honor on retired Army Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. Adkins was deployed three times to Vietnam with the Special Forces and is being recognized for actions during his second combat tour, in 1966, when he ran wounded through enemy fire to drag injured comrades to safety. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Decades later, Vietnam soldiers get Medal of Honor

Two Vietnam War soldiers received the Medal of Honor in a White House ceremony, nearly 50 years after they put themselves in harm's way to protect their brothers.
By Josh Lederman

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.

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

'Do not swim' ban could be lifted Tuesday

Athletes training for the Ironman 70.3 triathlon should be able to brave the Savannah River after a mysterious substance forced a "do not swim" order.
By Travis Highfield

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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