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According to Historic Augusta records, the house was built in 1799 on a tract of land known as "Goodale," because of a 500 acre plantation established nearly 60 years earlier by Thomas Goodale, who operated the Sand Bar Ferry across the Savannah River.

Funds needed for Goodale House

The owner of the Goodale House on Sand Bar Ferry Road started an online fundraiser to help restore one of Georgia's oldest surviving homes. And he's giving away pieces of the house as rewards for donations.
By Wesley Brown

Weekly crime map, database

Violent crimes for the past week included 79 assaults. The most assaults, 13, occurred on July 18. Other violent crime during the week included seven robberies.

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings July 21-28

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center July 21-28.

SLIDESHOW: Godfather of Soul

World-renowned music star James Brown called the Augusta-area home. Born in Augusta and maintaining a home in Beech Island, S.C. until his death on Christmas Day in 2006, Brown maintained a business presence in Augusta while managing a steady international touring schedule.

Kirby's Augusta

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Property tax increase OK'd

Augusta commissioners broke a seven-year trend Wednesday and agreed 7-0 to raise property taxes by 1.75 mills to cover a deficit and provide employees a small bonus.
By Susan McCord

Report: FAA unaware of power pole

The National Transportation Safety Board released a new report Wednesday with details surrounding a plane crash in February 2013 that killed five members of The Vein Guy staff.
By Jenna Martin

Former Silver Bluff star breaks foot

Dallas Cowboys rookie defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence, a former Silver Bluff star, will miss at least two months after breaking his right foot in practice at training camp.

Editorial: Leak looks hard to repair

This surely will not be the last time you hear about these documents between now and Nov. 4.

First Bank parent reports $963,000 profit

The parent company of First Bank of Georgia reported Wednesday a second-quarter profit of $963,000, which would have been higher except for charges related to a pending merger. 
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