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Copenhaver avoided controversy for nine years

As he leaves office after nine years, Mayor Deke Copenhaver said his ability to stay out of controversy was an asset to Augusta, while critics called it his biggest weakness.
By Susan McCord

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Slideshow: Columbia County bookings Dec. 15-22

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center  Dec. 15-22.
Top Stories of 2014

Superintendent feels at home

Richmond County Superintendent Angela Pringle has acted on many of the promises made after taking her oath of office in September.

Notable area deaths of 2014

A review of some from our area who have passed away this year including Harrell Tiller  (pictured here.)

A resolution for the nation

An insurance company advertising pitch says, “Responsibility: What’s your policy?” It’s about time we all asked that of ourselves.

Dining out this weekend?

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

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Report: Number of officers killed in line of duty declining

According the Federal Bureau of Investigation Uniform Crime Reports, the number of officers feloniously killed has been on a steady decline since 2011.
By Travis Highfield

New mayor, commission members mean more work in 2015

With a new mayor and commissioners three, there will be lots of work for me.

Man, 19, charged in Friday slaying

Richmond County sheriff's investigators have arrested a suspect in the Friday night slaying of an Augusta teen.

Gamecocks win Independence Bowl

SHREVEPORT, La. - Dylan Thompson threw for 294 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another score in South Carolina's 24-21 victory over Miami on Saturday in the Independence Bowl.

Business was booming in 2014

The biggest business stories of 2014 went from new life for an old hotel to an outlet mall that never came and new companies that will bring lots of jobs or transform entire shopping centers.
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