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The James Brown statue on Broad Street has gotten a little spring cleaning.

James Brown statue got a brand new shine

James Brown's statue, located in the median of Broad Street between Eighth and Ninth streets has been power-washed and detailed, just in time for Masters Week.
By Doug Stutsman

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Girl's death among 500 in one year in community care

WRENS, Ga. — Christen Shermaine Hope Gordon was one of 500 patients in 2013 who died in community care while under the watch of the state of Georgia. 

Weekly crime map, database

Violent crimes during the week included 77 assaults, only one of which was classified as an aggravated assault. The most assaults, 17, occurred on March 21. Other violent crime included five robberies and one kidnapping.

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings March 16-23

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center March 16-23.

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Aiken County fugitive arrested in Augusta

A fugitive wanted by the Aiken Department of Public Safety was arrested Thursday in Richmond County.
By Doug Stutsman

US economic growth rate unrevised at 2.2 percent in Q4

U.S. economic growth slowed in the fourth quarter, and economists are looking for an even weaker showing in the first quarter as severe winter weather takes its toll. But the retreat is expected ...
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