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Chad Brantley, Jeff Drake, Ron Skenes and Robert Campbell, all with Christ Community Health Services, stand on the unfinished third floor of the Widows Home in Augusta.

Christ Community needs funds to add dental, other services

Christ Community is only $60,000 short of its $1.5 million fundraising goal to renovate the second and third floors of the home, which was built in 1887.
By Tom Corwin

Slideshow: Latest Columbia County bookings

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center Feb. 1-7.

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Kirby: Changing weather fools plants, people

Winter has fooled the forsythia. I noticed last week's warm spell had tricked the yellow blossoms to bloom early in the row near the front of my house.
By Bill Kirby

Former Augusta fire marshal convicted of extortion

After deliberating close to three hours Thursday evening, the jury convicted Beard of six counts of extortion and one count of attempted extortion.
By Sandy Hodson

Utilities officials criticized for handling of boil-water advisory

Augusta's utilities director is taking heat for being slow to notify the public of a boil-water advisory that inconvenienced tens of thousands and shut the school system for two days.
By Susan McCord

Weekly Crime Map

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Editorial: Just because of her gender?

Just remember: It's the Democrats who are imploring people to support candidates and officeholders based on their gender or race.
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