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Shahida Khan follows along during the Tri-Faith Service of Thanksgiving, an annual event bringing together believers in Christianity, Islam and Judaism. Speakers emphasized what the three faiths have in common.

Followers of 3 faiths gather for Thanksgiving service

About 100 people from different faiths and backgrounds came together Tues­day evening on Old Evans Road to hear a message of peace, unity and thanksgiving.
By Steve Crawford

Slideshow: Latest Columbia County bookings

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

2015 Thanksgiving events

From meals to storytime, there are many Thanksgiving events.

Thanksgiving holiday closings

Know before you go -- some offices will be closed to observe the Thanksgiving holiday.
Black Friday

Early shopping trend grows

Black Friday signals the start of the hectic holiday shopping season for many, but for Ashley Fehrman, it marks a satisfying and stress-free conclusion.

Augusta mayor says office needs $27,000

Augusta Mayor Hardie Da­vis sent a no-apologies statement defending his office's spending and saying he needs $27,000 more to finish the fiscal year. 
By Susan McCord

Woman sought in McDuffie County killing

Police are asking for the public's help to locate a suspect in a shooting death in McDuffie County.

Panel defers adding holiday bus service

An Augusta Commission committee held off Tuesday on a request to add city bus service on one or more holidays.
By Susan McCord

Child seat checks offered at safety event

Each of the hundreds who attended Tuesday's Fall Safety Festival at Daniel Field left with something, whether it was the opportunity to sit on Santa's lap, a plate of traditional Thanksgiving food or the reassurance that children were strapped in safely.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Children find man hanged in park

Columbia County officials said the death of a 20-year-old man who was discovered Monday afternoon hanged in a tree at Evans Towne Center Park was a suicide.

Weekly Crime Map

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Home trends, room-by-room

Whether you’re planning on purchasing a new home, renovating or just a home-improvement enthusiast, here are some other home trends that have flourished in 2015, room by room.

Sports Scores

Stay up-to-date on your favorite teams.

Economic growth revised upward for 3rd quarter

WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy grew at a slightly faster rate in the summer than previously reported, mainly because businesses restocked goods at a stronger pace than first thought.
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