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Michelle Mapp stands nearby as Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree plays with her daughter, Kahlis Mapp, 6 months, at River Glen Apartments in Augusta.

River Glen improvements are work in progress

Many residents at River Glen apartments have a story about being inches away from a flying bullet, but they say the complex is safer than it was.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Prom season underway

High school proms are being held across the area. See who you know in our Spotted photo galleries.

Enter our photo contest

Notable area deaths of 2015

A review of some from our area who have passed away this year including Judge Buddy Jolles (pictured here.)

Axis of hegemony

Americans are understandably world-weary. But maybe we should be a little more world-wary.

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

Moore: 'American Pie' still a memory-provoking song

When Don McLean released "American Pie," my friends and I took heroic steps to figure out what the puzzling song was about.
By Glynn Moore

Spring fever usually means more motorcycle crashes

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, motorcycle fatalities begin to rise in March and double by June. The numbers continue to creep upward through August before seeing a gradual decline.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Family of murder victim still seeks answers

On Wednesday, the family, friends and former students of Emily Pestana-Mason will observe the sad anniversary of her death and worry again whether the person responsible for killing her will ever ...

Corinthian Colleges to close

Corinthian Colleges will shut down its remaining 28 ground campuses, displacing about 16,000 students, less than two weeks after the Department of Education announced it was fining the for-profit ...
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