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Labor pains

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Slideshow: Columbia County bookings Aug. 18-25

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center Aug. 18-25. 

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Officers tell of trauma from taking life

Although every experience is different, officers who take a life often experience severe bouts of depression, alcoholism, marital problems, sleepless nights and feelings of being alone in the aftermath.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Millage rates don't tell entire tax story

Newcomers who consider Augusta-Richmond County property tax rates in relocation decisions should rest assured county tax rates remain among the area's lowest, despite a Monday commission vote to raise taxes.
By Susan McCord

Increase was a sweet decision

So the motion to raise the tax tied 5-5, and the mayor put the icing on the cake by voting yes. So what do they say to taxpayers? Let them eat cake!

Accord tops list of stolen vehicles

The National Insurance Crime Bureau released its annual report on the 10 most stolen vehicles in the country earlier this month, and some residents say they aren't surprised with what they saw.

Gurley, special teams, defense share credit 

ATHENS, Ga. — First and foremost, let’s address the elephant on the field. Because that’s what it must have felt like for Clemson defenders trying to tackle Todd Gurley.
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