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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

Ex-fire marshal convicted on all counts in extortion case

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

Boil water advisory lifted

The final round of testing on water at the Highland Avenue Water Treatment Plant came back clear Thursday morning.
By Bianca Johnson

Water shutdown impact on business could be $1.6 million

The one-day impact of Augusta's boil water advisory could easily be in the seven-figure range.
By Damon Cline

Weekly Crime Map

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Editorial: Two-man race with six candidates?

Absent a sudden Rubio revival or some unlikely alliance, it's quite possible this suddenly has become, in effect, a two-man race - in a six-man field - between Trump and Cruz.
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