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While helping a woman and her 4-year-old with a sunken kayak in the Savannah River, Ian Buckley scraped his shin. The wound later became infected with necrotizing fasciitis.

Heroic effort lands man in hospital

Ian Buckley went into the Savannah River to help a woman whose kayak had sunk. He never imagined that he'd find himself battling necrotizing fasciitis.
By Lisa Kaylor

SLIDES: Border Bash

Browse a slideshow of all the action from Friday night's Border Bash fun at the Augusta Common. 

Getting more goats is the easy part

Augusta needs more goats, an administrator and one interim commissioner, but so far, they can only agree on the goats. 

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings Sept. 1-8

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center Sept. 1-8. 

State commission in crisis

Most ethics reforms come as a political response to scandal. By that measure, there may have been ample scandal to bring significant reforms.

2014 Arts Preview

Our 2014 Arts Preview includes everything from dance and music to theater and art.

Kirby's Augusta

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DaVitte slaying suspect still in Florida

A month after the slaying of 55-year-old Bill DaVitte, suspect Daniel Nelson Robinson, 21, remains in a Jacksonville, Fla., detention facility.
By Doug Stutsman

Unsolved Cases: Hopson's 1976 death

Nearly four decades have come and gone, yet the death of Nancy Hopson remains one of two unsolved Richmond County homicides from the 1970s.

Editorial: Numbers racket

What you are seeing is nothing less than a corrupt and lawless regime attempting to cover its tracks.

Summer home sales reach eight-year high

The number of home sales this summer rebounded to 2,360, just shy of the 2,599 homes that sold in the summer of 2006, according to data from the Greater Augusta Association of Realtors.
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