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Georgia Regents College of Nursing students pose for a photo in front of five empty chairs Friday, signifying the five Georgia Southern University nursing students who were killed in a car crash near Savannah, Ga., on Wednesday.

GRU students rally to support grieving Georgia Southern

About 300 other students from GRU's College of Nursing gathered Friday to pay their respects to five Georgia Southern students who were killed in a crash.
By Travis Highfield

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings April 13-20

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center April 13-20.

Prom season underway

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

Clemson's Hall might have NFL shot

Of all the post-graduate career options Clemson point guard Rod Hall Jr. was considering, one possibility never came up until last week.

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Check out our latest restaurant reviews and search our database of more than 300 Augusta restaurants.

Child molestation case in limbo

Psychologist Kenneth McPherson, 58, was named in two indictments that accuse him of child molestation in 2005, 2008, 2010 and 2011. McPherson has pleaded not guilty.
By Sandy Hodson

National Weather Service warns of severe weather for Saturday

Expected morning rainfall could turn severe Saturday afternoon and evening, according to the National Weather Service.
By Doug Stutsman

Paine trustees extend interim president's contract

The Paine College board of trustees voted to extend interim President Samuel Sullivan's contract until June 2016 at its spring meeting last week, and voted to establish a search committee for a permanent president, stipulating that Sullivan can be considered as a candidate.
By Tracey McManus

RCSO searching for armed robbery suspect

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is asking for public assistance in locating an armed robbery suspect.
By Doug Stutsman

Editorial: Unspeakable calamity dawning

These five nascent angels of health care did nothing to hasten their tragic end.

Diet Pepsi will drop aspertame

PepsiCo says it's dropping aspartame from Diet Pepsi in response to customer worries and replacing it with sucralose, another artificial sweetener commonly known as Splenda.
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