Runoffs set fields for November elections

The retirement of Re­pub­lican U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss set off a political game of musical chairs that was only partially settled with Tuesday’s runoff election.

Calloway: Sweet Chili Salmon with Creamy Sriracha Dressing

A large piece of fish, such as a side of salmon or bright pink steelhead trout, makes an impressive meal for guests. And the bonus - it couldn't be simpler to prepare.
By Karin Calloway

Notable area deaths of 2014

A review of some from our area who have passed away this year including Ralph Herndon (pictured here.)

Way We Were: Allen Park

Many growing up in Augusta in the 1940s and 1950s remember summers at Allen Park, the city’s recreational wonderland of water pools, baseball fields and tennis courts.

Kirby's Augusta

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Augusta Outdoors

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Slideshow: Columbia County bookings July 14-21

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center July 14-21.

Election Updates

ATLANTA -- David Perdue squeaked to the lead in the Republican Senate runoff Tuesday over Jack Kingston in one of the most closely watched contests in the country.

Election Results

  • Augusta District 6: Hasan wins 52-48%
  • Georgia Senate District 22: Jones wins 61-39%
  • 10th Congressional District: Hice wins GOP 
  • GOP U.S. Senate: Perdue wins GOP - 50.71%

Augusta might be close to naming city administrator

Augusta could be closer to having a permanent head of city government, with Mayor Deke Copenhaver calling a meeting to "discuss and approve" his recommendation.
By Susan McCord

Augustan leaves impression on McIlroy

British Open champion Rory McIlroy was so impressed with Augustan Jeff Knox's putting in the third round of April's Masters Tournament that he sent him a letter saying he'd like to play "a couple of practice rounds" with him at Augusta National Golf Club before the 2015 event.
By David Westin

Suspect in home invasion arrested

Eric James Harlan, 26, who was shot during a home invasion at Butler Creek mobile home park last week was arrested on charges of aggravated assault.

Editorial: Paine relievers

Our community is full of qualified professionals who want to save Paine, and the institution's doors should be thrown open wide to provide that opportunity.

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