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Workers cut up a large that landed on two cars as part of storm damage on Sunridge Road in Woodwinds Apartments in Aiken.

Tornados confirmed in Augusta area

A National Weather Service survey team determined that a tornado touched down Sunday in Aiken, and another hit Burke and Richmond counties.
By Travis Highfield

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings April 13-20

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center April 13-20.

Video: Kirby's Augusta

Second lunch means more to share

Mayor Davis and I went to lunch again last week and celebrated his first 100 days in office. This time, I didn't forget my recorder.

Aiken teen charged in armed robbery

An Aiken teen charged with the armed robbery of an Aiken business told police he was forced to commit the crime.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Jetliner diverted to Augusta

A jet bound for Charlotte, N.C., was diverted to Augusta Regional Airport after the U.S. Airways regional jet had mechanical troubles.
By Meg Mirshak and Doug Stutsman

Women sought for theft, battery

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for two suspects accused of concealing clothes and assaulting Augusta Mall employees.
By Doug Stutsman

Tissue maker to bring Barnwell jobs

Orchids Paper Products Co., a private label consumer tissue manufacturer, is investing at least $110 million to locate in Barnwell County. The project is expected to create 134 jobs.

Con job at law firm to end criminal career

To put it in the words of the man who had trusted him like a brother, Richard Lee Owen is a really good con artist, one who honed his criminal skills for 45 years.
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