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Hap Harris is sworn-in as interim District 7 commissioner by Judge J. Carlisle Overstreet at the start of the commission meeting Monday morning September 29, 2014 at the Municipal Building in Augusta, GA.

'Hap' Harris named interim Augusta commissioner

With no public discussion, Super District 10 Commissioner Grady Smith garnered seven votes Monday for his pick, Louis "Hap" Harris, as interim replacement for resigned District 7 commissioner Donnie Smith.
By Susan McCord

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings Sept. 22-29

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

PHOTOS: Ironman 70.3 Augusta

Canadian Brent McMahon won the overall event at the intermedix Ironman 70.3 Augusta on Sunday. Dallas resident Lauren Barnett claimed first in the women's division.

Augusta Outdoors

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Kirby's Augusta

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8 horses loose on I-20

Eight horses that got loose from a nearby pasture and briefly wandered along Interstate 20 were safely rounded up Monday afternoon.
By Valerie Rowell

Editorial: Denying the undeniable

Alton Nolen may have been motivated by a workplace grievance, but what he did was inspired by radical Islam's hatred and Stone Age-bloodlust, particularly for those of other faiths.

FAA orders review in Chicago air traffic snarl

WASHINGTON - The Federal Aviation Administration is reviewing security practices and how its air traffic control facilities deal with unexpected incidents, agency administrator Michael Huerta said ...
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