A large oak tree fell on Paul Gambill's National Hills home in February.

Augusta homeowner's insurance claims from ice storm continue

Major insurance companies say they have processed most of the damage claims resulting from February's ice storm.
By Wesley Brown

Vote for your favorites

Voting is now open for the 2014 AMPED Music Contest. Check out the new music and select your favorites.

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Slideshow: Columbia County bookings June 30- July 7

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center June 30-July 7.

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3 top picks to replace Russell named

Janice Allen Jackson, Stephen Layson and Oscar Rodriguez are Augusta Mayor Deke Copenhaver's top picks to replace Fred Russell as city administrator.
By Susan McCord

Veto threatened for MOX funding

The White House threatened Wednesday to veto a House spending bill, partially because it includes funding to continue construction on the mixed-oxide fuel fabrication facility at Savannah River Site.
By Meg Mirshak

Outlet mall, movie theater expected to break ground this year

Construction on the new fashion outlet mall and movie theater at the Village at Riverwatch development is expected to start later this year.