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Project coordinator Eric O'Neal stands with some of the solar panels at Georgia Power's solar array facility being built at Fort Gordon.

Project on target for summer sun

Workers broke ground in May on the 30-megawatt solar panel field. The framing work to support more than 137,000 solar panels began last month.
By Travis Highfield

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Table Tennis Classic features costumes, competition

The Augusta Table Tennis Classic entertained those in attendance and supported a great cause, the Golden Harvest Food Bank.

Slideshow: Latest Columbia County bookings

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

Officials set to extend contract with Sentinel

Despite a history of civil rights lawsuits and the back-end expense of jailing probationers for unpaid probation fees, the Augusta Commission is poised to extend a contract with Sentinel Offender Services for another year.
By Susan McCord

Trial begins for former fire marshal's corruption case

Assistant U.S. Attorney Troy Clark told the federal court jury in his opening statement that the payments compensated Beard for not enforcing fire safety measures at the club.
By Sandy Hodson

Day care safety advocate meets with Senator

Jackie Boatwright, who helped passed a state law that forces day cares to disclose whether they have liability insurance, met with U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson about getting similar legislation passed nationally.
By Mike Wynn

Neighbors file suit against Wal-Mart

Several residents of Quail Creek subdivision are seeking a permanent injunction along with damages for what they contend is a violation of noise and nuisance county codes at the South Belair Road business.
By Sandy Hodson

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Slalom champion Shiffrin returns to racing next week

Olympic and world slalom champion Mikaela Shiffrin says she will return to World Cup skiing next week in Switzerland after a knee injury sidelined her for two months. 

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Editorial: Repeat performance

While watching the horses jockey for position, can we please have more clarity on these and other issues?

Injuries blamed on confusing Fiat Chrysler gear shifters

DETROIT - Electronic gear shifters on some newer Fiat Chrysler SUVs and cars are so confusing that drivers have exited the vehicles with the engines running and while they are still in gear, ...
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