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The trailer fire left behind a body burned beyond recognition. The GBI crime lab will examine the remains.

One dead in Augusta trailer fire

The Augusta Fire Department responded to a trailer fire where a badly burned body was found in the trailer, according to Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen.
By Doug Stutsman

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.

Macon Wal-Mart teen rampage

MACON, Ga. - Authorities say up to 50 teenagers bent on destruction raced into a Macon Wal-Mart, smashing merchandise and causing an estimated $2,000 in damage.

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.

Weekly Crime Map

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