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Thomas Bochette with Richmond County Environmental Services Mosquito Control sprays a back yard in West Augusta. Nearly 2,100 more complaints were called in to 311 last year.

Mosquito complaints increased last year

The Richmond County Health Department received 2,122 complaints through Augusta's 311 customer-service hotline last year, a total that has steadily grown from the 1,835 and 1,425 mosquito calls made in 2013 and 2012.
By Wesley Brown

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National Collegiate Disc Golf Championships

SLIDESHOW: Championships Day 2

Teams from across the country opened play during the first round of the National Collegiate Disc Golf Championships at the Old Glory course at the Hippodrome Disc Golf Complex Wednesday.

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings April 6-13.

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center April 6-13.

Notable area deaths of 2015

A review of some from our area who have passed away this year including Harry Moore (pictured here.)

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'Spieth era' begins in golf

There is an underlying sense that everyone is getting a little carried away with the hype following Jordan Spieth’s record-setting roll to the green jacket. Sound familiar?
By Scott Michaux

Humboldt State, Nevada players claim singles titles

NORTH AUGUSTA - Humboldt State's Camille Skweir and Nevada's James Proctor claimed the women's and men's singles titles on Friday at the National Collegiate Disc Golf Championships.
By Travis Highfield


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Fort Gordon Warrior Transition Battalion closing

Fort Gordon's Warrior Transition Battalion, the second-largest in the Army, is one of 10 military medical units nationwide that will be closed by August 2016, as the number of sick and injured soldiers requiring care continues to decline.
By Wesley Brown

Family Dollar store robbed late Thursday

Richmond County sheriff's deputies are searching for two men suspected of robbing the Family Dollar on Central Avenue in Augusta late Thursday.

Editorial: Fixing misguided compassion

The best anti-poverty program is, and always has been, a job.

Ride-hailing platform Uber uncharted territory for Augusta

Rob Noel likes meeting people. He also likes driving, and he likes making extra money for his vacation fund. So when Uber started signing up drivers in Augusta, the 27-year-old saw himself as ...
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