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Thursday, Aug 7, 2008

And the heat goes on

Greg Gaskins of Gaskins & Co. shows the surface temperature of freshly laid asphalt on an infrared thermometer, Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008, in the Burger Shack parking lot in Hephzibah, Ga.
By Rainier Ehrhardt

Tuesday, Aug 5, 2008

Cheeseheads go south

Shannon and Troy Lorier talk as their 5-month-old son, Simeon, waits for Monday's GreenJackets game against Savannah during Brett Favre flip-flop night at Lake Olmstead Stadium. The event ...
By Rainier Ehrhardt

Sunday, Aug 3, 2008

In search of ... that kind of business

Like a highly organized army, Dale Roberts and his 16-year-old son, Marcus Benning, systematically walk back and forth across a Grovetown yard carrying small rakes and buckets searching for pet waste.
By Rainier Ehrhardt

Friday, Aug 1, 2008

Survival skills

DeMarkus Harris (right), 12, wraps his hands as coach LeRoy Green (left) helps Makonne Ligons, 10, before practice at the Aiken Boxing Club. The club was created to promote good behavior and ...
By Rainier Ehrhardt

Thursday, July 31, 2008

Splash of color

Painter Pedro Ortiz painted a small building on Broad Street in Augusta bright yellow on Wednesday.
By Rainier Ehrhardt

Friday, July 25, 2008

Learning to play like Ronaldinho

Adam Cundey (left), 12, and Phillip Tran, 11, go for the ball during Augusta Arsenal Soccer Club's Brasilian Futbol Camp at Augusta Soccer Park. The club featured Kian Brownlee, who coaches with ...
By Rainier Ehrhardt

Thursday, July 24, 2008

Brushing up

Monroe Ginn, of Ginn Painting, applies a coat of trim to the front door of a house next to the Harrisburg Family Life Center owned by Bible Deliverance Temple in Augusta.
By Rainier Ehrhardt

Thursday, June 26, 2008

Marker dedication

The 35th Military Police Detachment from Fort Gordon serves as color guard for the dedication of a historic marker at St. Paul's Episcopal Church to mark the service of Robert Forsyth, a U.S. ...
By Rainier Ehrhardt

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Dive team finds stolen vehicle

Emergency crews recovered a stolen sport utility vehicle from the Augusta Canal on Tuesday afternoon. Officials with Richmond County Fire and Rescue, the Richmond County Sheriff's Office and the ...
By Rainier Ehrhardt

Giving it some thought

Jocquavious Albright, 4, hesitates before going down a hot slide at Hickman Park in Augusta.
By Rainier Ehrhardt

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Eyeful of ice cream

Teryon White, 6, expresses his enthusiasm for ice cream as Walter Dukes, vice president of Georgia Power, looks on. Mr. Dukes presented a $10,000 grant to Communities in Schools at Underwood Homes ...
By Rainier Ehrhardt

Sunday, June 15, 2008

Fixing propellers can be hot, dangerous work

If you're a boater who has had propeller problems, the chances are you've heard of Bobby Crawley. The owner of Southeastern Prop Repair has fixed brass, stainless steel and aluminum propeller ...
By Rainier Ehrhardt

Friday, June 13, 2008

Final acts of respect

Danny Hilley watches as the American flag is folded during the funeral for his father.
By Rainier Ehrhardt

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

One little Indian

Savannah Bauer-Brown, 5, wears her version of an American Indian headdress -- made from newspaper and feathers -- while she gets her face painted during the Newspapers in Education and Augusta ...
By Rainier Ehrhardt

Sunday, June 8, 2008

Expatriates enjoy a little bit of France

About twice a year, the Aiken-based Atomic Boule Club organizes a small tournament at Citizens Park. Boules, known in France as petanque, is a relatively simple game that is played mostly in the ...
By Rainier Ehrhardt

Thursday, June 5, 2008

Finishing touches

Cecil Herrin, of Herrin & Associates General Contractors, paints trim on the side of the Augusta Ronald McDonald House in preparation for its open house Sunday.
By Rainier Ehrhardt

Thursday, May 29, 2008

No drop in the bucket

The rain that fell by 5 p.m. wasn't enough to make a dent in the area's 2.14-inch shortfall for the year. This month, 2.46 inches of rain have been recorded.
By Rainier Ehrhardt

Friday, May 9, 2008

Still fighting

Miles, a pit bull suspected of being involved in dogfighting, is scratched by Ira Montfort, a dog kennel attendant at the CSRA Humane Society, where the dog was found tied to a fence more than a ...
By Rainier Ehrhardt

Thursday, May 8, 2008

Where you live

Technician Gene Dillard replaces a part under the hood of a fire truck at First Vehicle Services shop. After 15 years with the company, the 66-year-old hopes to retire next month.
By Rainier Ehrhardt

Sunday, May 4, 2008

These guys work in the heat so local youths can ... Play ball!

Getting paint and chalk all over his clothes is a usual occurrence for Michael Waddell this time of year.
By Rainier Ehrhardt
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