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Richmond County issues first marriage license to gay couple

The first license to wed for a gay couple in Richmond County was issued Tuesday to the Rev. Rick Sosbe and his partner of more than seven years, Michael Rhen.
By Meg Mirshak

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings June 22-29

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center June 22-29.

Video: Kirby's Augusta

Mayors sound off on consolidation

The 20th anniversary of the vote to consolidate governments passed quietly last week. It was the china anniversary. Augusta Com­mis­sion members didn’t meet, so they didn’t get a chance to break any.

Keel lone finalist to lead GRU

Georgia Southern University President Dr. Brooks Keel, an Augusta native, is the lone finalist to replace Ricardo Azziz as president of Georgia Regents University.
By Tom Corwin

Do you want the best seats in town for the City of Augusta Fireworks show?

We're giving away two family packs of four tickets to the VIP fireworks viewing area at the Boathouse overlooking the Savannah River.  
By Sean Moores

Police warn residents of phone scam

The New Ellenton Police Department is warning residents of a scam involving people pretending to be with Aiken Electric Cooperative.

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Consumer Reports finds some newer cars burn too much oil

Newer cars aren't supposed to burn oil, but Consumer Reports magazine found that some engines mainly from Audi, BMW and Subaru force their owners to add a quart as often as once a month.
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