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Slideshow: Columbia County bookings Aug. 18-25

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center Aug. 18-25. 

Top 10 UGA running backs?

As college football rankings come out and a new season looms, who are the best running backs in University of Georgia history? Here is our top 10 list.

Solving the schedules

If the 14-team Southeastern and Atlantic Coast conferences would scrap the two-division system, they could maintain essential rivalries while establishing more frequent competition within the conferences.

Augusta Outdoors

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Kirby's Augusta

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Weekly crime map, database

A total of 196 crimes tracked by The Augusta Chronicle were reported to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office during the last week, including an Aug. 24 homicide.

1 charter school OK'd, another denied

Two local school choice groups returned from Atlanta on Wednesday with different outcomes for proposed charter schools.
By Steve Crawford and Tracey McManus

Changes to Municipal building renovations still not finalized

City officials got closer to finalizing plans to change recently completed renovations at Augusta Municipal Building during a tense Wednesday meeting.
By Susan McCord

Project hits snag over restroom

The Augusta Regional Collaborative Project hit a roadblock this week when a city inspector declared the Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce building unfit for occupancy until a first-floor restroom is installed.
By Susan McCord

Professor's ban on post-sneeze 'bless you' draws notice

BRUNSWICK, Ga. -- A College of Coastal Georgia professor had warned students he would lower the grades of students who say "Bless you'' after someone sneezes during class, a spokesman for the college confirmed Wednesday.
By Terry Dickson

Editorial: Life gets more taxing

Avoiding tax increases didn't put city leaders in this situation. It was poor stewardship of the funds with which leaders were entrusted.
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