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Union says it warned fire chief about trucks

The Augusta Professional Firefighters Association claims members warned Fire Chief Chris James years ago about the purchase of eight KME "prototype" fire trucks costing $6 million that now require frequent maintenance.
By Susan McCord

Slideshow: Latest Columbia County bookings

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center Feb. 1-7.

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Director's firing urged over raises

Commissioner Marion Williams has called for John­son's firing at Tuesday's commission meeting. Johnson has come under fire for pay raises he and others in his department received that weren't approved.
By Susan McCord

Rural mural celebrates Glascock County

GIBSON, Ga. - It is a symbol of all the things the people of Glascock County value about living in one of the smallest, least populated and most rural counties in Georgia.
By Parish Howard

Suspect in 12-hour standoff in custody

Richmond County sheriff's deputies were called to Wrights Avenue about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday about a domestic dispute, which escalated with the deputies' arrival, Lt. Allan Rollins said.

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Lady Hawks start strong, advance to final

The Washington County girls took a 14-point lead at the end of the first quarter and held on to beat Josey 57-50 in the Region 3-AAA Tournament on Thursday.

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Editorial: Sneaky raises a new poke in the eye

As long as they allow it, commissioners - and taxpayers - will be treated this way.

Augusta tourism officials to focus on millennials

The Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau is going all-in to attract the younger generation through a new marketing initiative unveiled at the organization's annual State of Tourism luncheon ...
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