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Salvation Army bell ringer Jacqueline Kohlenberg chats with a customer at a Kroger store. The Salvation Army raised their goal this year due to higher need in the area.

Charities say giving is increasing

Charitable organizations say early signs indicate this will be a good season for giving.
By Bianca Cain Johnson
City Ink

Suddenly mayor's budget is not enough

In October, Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis announced that he would live with the same $305,710 budget next year as he had this year. He must have had second thoughts, because he requested $40,790 more for his office in next year’s budget.

Slideshow: Latest Columbia County bookings

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center Nov. 16-23
University of Georgia

Michaux: Firing Richt is huge mistake

Richt will coach Georgia’s still-to-be-determined bowl game, according to the school.

City Ink: Suddenly, mayor's budget isn't enough

In October, Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis announced that he would live with the same $305,710 budget next year as he had this year. He must have had second thoughts about that.
By Sylvia Cooper

Weekly Crime Map

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8 traditions to introduce this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a very stressful time of year. During the chaos of cooking, organizing and decorating, creating new traditions and celebrating the season can easily be overlooked in the disarray.

Seahawks knock off Steelers

SEATTLE - Russell Wilson threw a career-high five touchdown passes, including two TDs to Doug Baldwin in the final 8:12, and the Seahawks held on for a wild 39-30 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Sports Scores

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Editorial: Another racial flash-point

We are never going back. We are only going forward - in a spirit of unity our 1960s selves would truly marvel at.
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