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Tanousha Augustin (right) and her mother, Marie, look at laptops at Best Buy during Georgia's sales tax holiday. Tanousha is a freshman at Georgia Regents University.

Back-to-school shoppers head out on tax holiday

The allure of free sales tax was enough to draw soon-to-be Georgia Regents University freshman Tanousha Augustin into Best Buy on Friday for a laptop purchase.
By Jenna Martin

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings July 20-27

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center July 20-27.

Dining out this weekend?

Check out our latest restaurant reviews and search our database of more than 300 Augusta restaurants.

Columbia County Crime Map

The Augusta Chronicle  offers a weekly crime map for Columbia County.  The reports are provided by the Columbia County Sheriff's Office. Updated July 30, 2015

Ex-public safety chief running for mayor

Gary Jones, who was fired from his public safety job in April, said Friday that he would run against Mayor George James in the Nov. 3 election.
By Steve Crawford

Newly retired Aiken County superintendent proud of tenure

Dr. Elizabeth Eve­ritt, the superintendent of Aiken County schools since 2008, retired this week. She sat down to talk about her four decades in education.
By Mike Rosier

Authorities address concerns over domestic violence policy

South Carolina authorities say a sheriff's captain misspoke when he suggested that no arrests would be made in domestic violence cases in which the victim is unwilling to press charges.
By Travis Highfield

Elementary staff hit road to inform community

The bus ride and flyer distribution by Wheeless Road Elementary School staff was meant to "build connections" between the school and the communities in the surrounding area.
By Sean Gruber

Weekly Crime Map

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Resurgent Phillies rout Braves

PHILADELPHIA - Domonic Brown hit a two-run homer and Ryan Howard drove in four runs, helping David Buchanan and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 9-3 Friday night.

Editorial:The lion's share of the coverage

This page has called on Congress not only to defund the organization, but to criminally investigate its cash-for-parts arrangements as well.

Marijuana industry's bank bid rejected by regulators

DENVER - A Colorado credit union is hoping a federal judge will intervene to let the booming marijuana industry move its finances from cash-stuffed suitcases to the regulated banking system.
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