Can 'Get On Up' get the Godfather right?

People who knew Brown have stories, theories as film premieres

As the movie chronicling the life of James Brown hits theaters nationwide, family members, business partners and friends want to set the record straight. 

Voters return to poll to settle runoffs

Richmond County Board of Elections Executive Director Lynn Bailey said she expects, at most, 12 percent of registered voters to participate in the runoff, which will require all regular polling places to be open.

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: Water skiing squirrel makes big splash at outdoor expo

The Squirrel Huggers of America have apparently been alarmed at my column criticism of their beloved varmints over the years, and discourage my attendance at any venue featuring squirrels and weaponry.

Kirby's Augusta

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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.

Chemo far from horror show

When you are about to undergo chemotherapy, you will hear horror stories about the side effects.

Augusta Outdoors

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Augusta Christian delays college plan

A two-year college that Au­gusta Christian Schools planned to open this fall has been postponed for one year.
By Tracey McManus

Longtime Masters City volunteer dies

Ralph Herndon, who died Sunday at 83, was a longtime fixture at Masters City Little League.
By Chris Gay

Augusta firefighters battle through summer heat

Sgt. David Williams speaks for many of the firefighters at Augusta Station No. 8 when he says summer is the hardest time of year.
By Doug Stutsman

Selfless employee embodies mission of Augusta Red Cross

For nearly 30 years, the Augusta Red Cross office manager Margaret McCord, has devoted her life to the nonprofit organization's mission.
By Wesley Brown

Editorial: Enough is enough

Decades ago, the media threw all its energy into bringing down the Nixon administration for merely considering things the Obama administration is actually doing.

Netflix earnings more than double

SAN FRANCISCO - Netflix's quarter earnings more than doubled as the Internet video service surpassed 50 million worldwide subscribers for the first time.