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2013 file photo/ MICHAEL HOLAHAN
Workmen repair a power line near the Thomson-McDuffie County Airport. A small jet carrying seven people hit the pole before it crashed in 2013

Report: FAA unaware of power pole

The National Transportation Safety Board released a new report Wednesday with details surrounding a plane crash in February 2013 that killed five members of The Vein Guy staff.
By Jenna Martin

SLIDESHOW: Get On Up

See hundreds photos from the local premiere of the James Brown biopic 'Get On Up.'

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings July 21-28

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center July 21-28.

Kirby's Augusta

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Frazier retires after demotion

Long-time Richmond County principal Wayne Frazier, known for his unorthodox approach to school reform, submitted his resignation Wednesday after being demoted to a teacher this summer.
By Tracey McManus

Property tax increase OK'd

Augusta commissioners broke a seven-year trend Wednesday and agreed 7-0 to raise property taxes by 1.75 mills to cover a deficit and provide employees a small bonus.
By Susan McCord

Former Silver Bluff star breaks foot

Dallas Cowboys rookie defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence, a former Silver Bluff star, will miss at least two months after breaking his right foot in practice at training camp.

Editorial: Leak looks hard to repair

This surely will not be the last time you hear about these documents between now and Nov. 4.

First Bank parent reports $963,000 profit

The parent company of First Bank of Georgia reported Wednesday a second-quarter profit of $963,000, which would have been higher except for charges related to a pending merger. 
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