Stories by Corey Perrine

Saturday, Aug 13, 2011

Urban in the city

Country music star Keith Urban performed for thousands Saturday at the James Brown Arena on his Get Closer World Tour.
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Thursday, Aug 4, 2011

Bird's-eye view

A hawk leaps into flight from its perch on the head of a billboard on Bobby Jones Expressway in Augusta. The company being advertised is Leiden & Leiden, a local law firm that specializes in ...
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Saturday, July 30, 2011

Book ends

Jan Harrison, of Wrens, Ga., and Cherylece Wiggin, of Augusta, perused used books for sale at the Augusta-Richmond County Public Library downtown.
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Saturday, July 16, 2011

Tuning up for the nationals

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Sunday, July 3, 2011

Augusta celebrates with fireworks

Fireworks explode off the Fifth Street bridge and fill the sky over the Savannah River with color during the downtown Augusta Independence Day Celebration.
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Sunday, June 26, 2011

Singing with confidence

Craig Smolenski, of Athens, Ga., performs the song Bad Girlfriend as KMC at Augusta Common. Thousands attended the second annual gay pride parade Saturday.
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Thursday, June 23, 2011

Cooling off, playing around

Lady McCowan splashes water at her boyfriend, Eric Davis, of Augusta, while Davis' niece Shaniah Grissom, 8, escapes the scene on the banks of the Savannah River.
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Sunday, June 19, 2011

Cool fun at the lake

On Saturday, MCGHealth and Champions Made From Adversity held an adaptive water skiing day for children and adults with disabilities at Thurmond Lake.
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Sunday, June 5, 2011

Beating the heat

With Saturday's high temperatures in the low 90s, the fountain near The Riverwalk was an ideal place to cool off.
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Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Hello, kitty

Michael Navarro, of North Augusta, sits by the side of Tobacco Road trying to find homes for a pair of 3-week-old male tabby cats.
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Friday, May 20, 2011

Lending a helping hand

Four times a year, for the past 12 years, single moms and the wives of deployed soldiers are treated to breakfast while a crew of volunteers changes their motor oil outside Warren Baptist Church.
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Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Taking time to pray

Congressman Jeff Duncan (left), R-S.C., prays along with dozens who came to celebrate the 22nd Annual Mayor's Prayer Luncheon at the North Augusta Community Center. Duncan was the keynote speaker ...
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Thursday, May 12, 2011

Cicada fence-sitter

A cicada is seen on the fence at Thomson High School. This year marks the 13-year cycle of the insects' emergence to the region.
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Saturday, May 7, 2011

Running of the lobsters

Friday marked the 27th annual Lobster Race as thousands turned out to enjoy games, rides, music, food and the crowning event.
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Saturday, April 23, 2011

Confederate tribute

The Brig. Gen. E. Porter Alexander Camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans marched Saturday from Broad Street to Magnolia Cemetery to honor Civil War soldiers in a Confederate Memorial Day service.
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Friday, April 22, 2011

Remembering a sacrifice

The Rev. Joshua Carr carries a cross past Clifford Memorial Presbyterian Church in Grovetown, followed by members of his congregation.
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Saturday, March 12, 2011

Safety first

Aiken Public Safety Officer Matt Bramlett (left) reminds Ben Ferrick, 7, to bend his left arm skyward when making a right turn on a bike.
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Sunday, March 6, 2011

Seeking a sale

Della Whitaker (left) and her mother, Barbara, both of Augusta, walk at the Augusta Exchange Club Fairgrounds. The Junior League of Augusta hosted its 59th annual attic sale Saturday.
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Saturday, March 5, 2011

Clowning around

Ringling Bros. held an animal training clinic and pre-show Friday at which patrons could ask questions about the animals, see them perform tricks and interact with circus show members.
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A fitting entrance for an art gala

Patrons are greeted at the Morris Museum of Art for the museum's 18th annual Gala. Hundreds turned out Friday evening to enjoy works of art, food and music.
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Top headlines

Judge denies request to delay sales tax vote

A superior court judge denied a request Wednesday from a Richmond County citizen seeking a court order to postpone the May 20 special purpose local option sales tax referendum.
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