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The Widows Home sits on the site of Georgia's first medical school. Christ Community already has the equipment it needs to set up the dental clinic.

Christ Community seeks funds to add dental clinic

Christ Community is only $60,000 short of its $1.5 million fundraising goal to renovate the second and third floors of the Ann Boardman Widows Home, built in 1887.
By Tom Corwin

Slideshow: Latest Columbia County bookings

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center Feb. 1-7.

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Former Augusta fire marshal convicted of extortion

After deliberating close to three hours Thursday evening, the jury convicted Beard of six counts of extortion and one count of attempted extortion.
By Sandy Hodson

Utilities officials criticized for handling of boil-water advisory

Augusta's utilities director is taking heat for being slow to notify the public of a boil-water advisory that inconvenienced tens of thousands and shut the school system for two days.
By Susan McCord

Suspect in 12-hour standoff in custody

Richmond County sheriff's deputies were called to Wrights Avenue about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday about a domestic dispute, which escalated with the deputies' arrival, Lt. Allan Rollins said.

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Lady Hawks start strong, advance to final

The Washington County girls took a 14-point lead at the end of the first quarter and held on to beat Josey 57-50 in the Region 3-AAA Tournament on Thursday.

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Editorial: Just because of her gender?

Just remember: It's the Democrats who are imploring people to support candidates and officeholders based on their gender or race.

Augusta tourism officials to focus on millennials

The Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau is going all-in to attract the younger generation through a new marketing initiative unveiled at the organization's annual State of Tourism luncheon ...
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