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Carli Lloyd scored the only goal for the United States in Friday night's victory against China in the quarterfinals of the Women's World Cup. The second-ranked Americans take on top-ranked Germany in the semifinals on Tuesday night.

Lloyd still making big plays for the US

MONTREAL - Carli Lloyd's career is defined by big moments. The latest came in the U.S. victory Friday over China, with a goal that ultimately sent the Americans through to the semifinals at the Women's World Cup.
By Anne M. Peterson

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.

Police seek fraud suspect

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is requesting public assistance in locating a male suspect.
By Doug Stutsman

Rabid bats caught in south Augusta

The Richmond County Health Department issued a warning Monday about rabid bats being caught in south Augusta.
By Doug Stutsman

Vigil for Thomson student tonight

A vigil is set for 8 p.m. Monday for a Thomson High School student killed Friday in a two-vehicle wreck in McDuffie County.
By Donna Stillinger

Weekly Crime Map

Richmond County | Columbia County

Kyle Busch wins at Sonoma

SONOMA, Calif. - Kyle Busch's comeback now includes a victory - a mere five races after he returned from serious injuries suffered the season-opening weekend.

Editorial: Loaded content

You be the judge. But don't fool yourself into thinking the Cruz photo was anything but deliberately composed.

Sysco ends its attempt to buy US Foods

Sysco is scrapping its proposed $3.5 billion buyout of US Foods after a Federal Trade Commission legal victory that temporarily blocked the deal to combine the two food-service companies.
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