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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

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.

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

Use care around fire on Thanksgiving

"It's very important for people to use common sense," said Dee Griffin, spokeswoman for the Augusta Fire Department.
By Doug Stutsman

Lights of the South flips a few switches

The lights are on at Lights of the South - all 5 million-plus bulbs. The popular holiday attraction opened Nov. 20 with a few changes.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

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.

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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.

New 'Rocky' film does't sugar-coat risk of boxing

New Rocky film maintains the series' delicate balance between depictions of hyper-stylized, brutal fighting and that acknowledgement of the dangers and damage inherent in boxing.

Sports Scores

Stay up-to-date on your favorite teams.

Editorial: Confronting the abyss

It might be a good idea to drop the adolescent view that traditional morals and lifestyles are lame, laughable and passé.

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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