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The 240,000-pound Georgia Guidestones monument, tucked off a desolate stretch of Hwy. 77 between Hartwell and Elberton, has been a source of mystery and conjecture since a tall stranger wandered into a monument company in 1979 and said placed an order.

Pavey: Georgia Guidestones are one of strangest backroad attractions

I've always enjoyed the eccentric oddities that seem to abound along Georgia's rural backroads. One of the strangest sights has to be the Georgia Guidestones, tucked off a desolate stretch of State Hwy. 77 between Elberton and Hartwell.
By Rob Pavey

Wings key to Super Bowl

These days, gochujang is on my breakfasts of scrambled eggs and vegetables. But my favorite? These easy baked chicken wings.

Austin Shepard wins Open finals

Summerdale, Ala., cutter Austin Shepard rung up a score of 222 on Paradox Cat to win the Futurity Open finals Saturday night.

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings Jan. 12-20

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center  Jan. 12-20

Highway robbery

“Finders keepers” may have been the law of the jungle gym, but for grown-ups in a free country, it’s a complete outrage.

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Shepard looking ahead to 2016 Augusta Futurity

While some top-notch cutters from Texas and Oklahoma have stopped competing in the Augusta Futurity, the Shepards continue to make it a regular stop.
By Chris Gay


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Man wanted in shooting incident

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is seeking a man who they say shot and struck a vehicle in November.
By Travis Highfield

Braves Country Caravan greets Augusta fans with smiles

The Atlanta Braves Country Caravan stopped at Academy Sports and Outdoors in Evans on Saturday, featuring Hall of Famer Don Sutton, hitting coach Kevin Seitzer and outfield prospect Mallex Smith.
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