Colby Harris, a 2004 graduate of Butler High School, talks with incoming freshmen during a new orientation program.

New principal wants to change Butler's culture

Three weeks before she began as the principal of Butler High School, Stacey Mabray called all faculty and staff to the school June 10 for a two-day retreat. Mabray, however, insisted on calling the event a "forward."
By Tracey McManus

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings July 14-21

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center July 14-21.

Path out of poverty

This nation’s leaders have taken $20 trillion from Americans to fund the War on Poverty since 1964. It’s time to change the war strategy.

Braves' dominance is rewarded

Today’s ceremony in Cooperstown was inevitable the moment Maddux, Glavine and Cox retired.

Notable area deaths of 2014

A review of some from our area who have passed away this year including Louise Shivers (pictured here.)

Kirby's Augusta

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Augusta Outdoors

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Pardon Our Mess

Area residents are having trouble seeing the Doublegate Court street sign due to overgrown trees and brush along the street curb. In addition to plant life, the street corner is littered with ...
By Doug Stutsman

Moore: Readers lifted my spirits

After my diagnosis for leukemia, readers share their stories of cancer and of helping loved ones fight the disease.
By Glynn Moore

The Way We Were: 1960s Augusta

You can see many landmarks, both old and new, for the 1960s.

School safety chief touts restructure

Last year, Alfonzo Williams announced that he would conduct a massive overhaul of the Richmond County School Safety department to cut down on inefficiencies and increase accountability. 
By Travis Highfield

Rhodes: 'Get On Up' to see Brown biopic

I would rate 'Get On Up' five out of five stars! Do not miss this one!! James Brown, for sure, is back on the good foot with an incredibly lifelike portrayal by South Carolina-born actor Chadwick Boseman.
By Don Rhodes

Grovetown escapees captured

Two inmates who escaped the Grovetown Department of Public Safety Detention Center late Friday are back in police custody, officials said.

Editorial: Path out of poverty

This nation's leaders have taken $20 trillion from Americans to fund welfare programs since 1964, when President Lyndon Johnson declared "war on poverty."

Augusta's Jobs: By the numbers

Five years after the recession ended, government-supplied employment statistics indicate that the overall job scene is better than when the recession started. 

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