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Augustans favor trails in recreation survey

In a recent survey of recreation needs for Augusta residents, respondents named the downtown riverwalk, Augusta Common and walking, hiking and biking trails - many of which are not city-run - as facilities most important to them.
By Susan McCord
City Ink

VIPs turn out to honor former sheriff Ronnie Strength

When former Rich­mond County Sher­iff Ronnie Strength arrived for the dedication of the sheriff’s office administration building in his honor he thought there were too many chairs.

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings July 20-27

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

Opinion

Enough to make you sick

Medicaid turned 50 on Thursday, but the anniversary should be considered anything but golden.

Driver killed after car falls from bridge

A driver was killed early Sunday in Columbia County after his car ran off Keg Creek bridge and plunged into the water.
By Doug Stutsman

Burglar steals from apartment while residents asleep

A burglar stole electronics from an Augusta apartment while the residents were sleeping Saturday, though many of the items were later found nearby, a police report says.

Weekly Crime Map

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Phillies rout slumping Braves

PHILADELPHIA - Odubel Herrera, Freddy Galvis and Cameron Rupp all homered as the surging Philadelphia Phillies set a season high for scoring in a 12-2 victory over the slumping Atlanta Braves on ...

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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