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Terri Edwards, 19, a sophomore from Sparta, Ga., leaves the testing van after receiving her results. Test results are available in about 20 minutes.

Student tests part of World AIDS Day

As part of the university's observation of World AIDS Day, the Ryan White Outreach Team at AU provided dozens of students with the rapid test, which can deliver results in about 20 minutes.
By Tom Corwin

Report: Bulldogs set to hire Smart as coach

ATHENS, Ga.- Barring a last-minute snag in negotiations, Alabama's Kirby Smart will become Georgia's new football coach, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Lott defeats Taylor for house seat

Jodi Lott defeated Mack Taylor in Tuesday's runoff election to fill the vacant Georgia House District 122 seat.
By Tim Rausch

Richardson defeats Grzybowski in District 3 runoff

Gary Richardson, a former planning commissioner with deep ties to local government and the business community, held off newcomer Greg Grzybowski to win Tuesday's runoff election for the open District 3 seat on the Columbia County Commission.
By Steve Crawford

Commission agrees to fund mayor's budget through year's end

The Augusta Commission agreed to give the mayor nearly $27,000 to pay staff and office expenses through December.
By Susan McCord

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Georgia athletic director's hires haven't been stellar

ATHENS, Ga. - Greg McGarity has made seven head coaching hires since becoming Georgia athletic director in 2010. None will be as closely watched and more scrutinized than his eighth - landing a ...

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Editorial: Is good enough good enough?

Only time will tell if UGA has overreacted. But if it has, it's in the pursuit of excellence.
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