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Monday, June 15, 2015

Lipsey named Ridge Spring-Monetta coach

Ridge Spring-Monetta named Ken Lipsey as its new football coach Monday. Lipsey comes from Williston-Elko, where he was an assistant.
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Thursday, June 11, 2015

Augusta man guilty in shooting

Robert West III, 21, pleaded guilty in Richmond County Superior Court to the assault charge, criminal damage to property and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.
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Sunday, June 7, 2015

Reported robbery attempt questioned

The owner of the Soul Bar on Broad Street said that neither his staff nor deputies working special duty there saw activity that would support a man's account that he was beaten in the restroom.
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Thursday, May 21, 2015

Local wife of fallen soldier to receive free home

The widow of a soldier who was killed by enemy fire in 2008 during his fourth deployment to Iraq will be awarded a newly renovated, mortgage-free home in Hephzibah.
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Monday, May 18, 2015

Greenbrier's doubleheader postponed because of bad weather

Determining who will play in the GHSA Class AAAAA state baseball championship will have to wait at least a day.
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Friday, March 13, 2015

A Joyful Noise: St. Patrick's Day concerts

On Saturday, St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church in Augusta will present a Celtic celebration. On Sunday, Simple Faith, a group from Northern Ireland, will perform at Trinity Baptist Church in ...
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Monday, March 2, 2015

Jay Leno, John Fogerty coming to Bell Auditorium

Fogerty will appear May 12; Leno is scheduled for June 4.
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Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015

Street closures announced for railroad

Norfolk Southern will close portions of Sixth Street starting next week for 17 days to make railroad repairs in downtown Augusta.
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Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015

One dead and another injured in single car crash near Grovetown

Columbia County authorities are at the scene of a fatal wreck that occurred about 1:45 p.m. between Harlem and Grovetown.
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Thursday, June 26, 2014

Metro Augusta jobless rate up

The metro Augusta unemployment rate increased from 6.3 percent in April to 7 percent in May, according to a Georgia Department of Labor report.
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Monday, June 23, 2014

SC governor to hold 1-on-1 meetings

Want to meet Gov. Nikki Haley? Now's your chance.
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Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014

Man charged with driving over cop

A 20-year-old Augusta man has been charged after he drove over a police officer's leg during a traffic stop and sped away before wrecking into a sign.
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Friday, Jan. 17, 2014

Aiken teen runaways found

Two teen runaways who have been missing from Camp Long in Aiken County since Dec. 30 have been located.
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Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014

300 pills stolen from vehicle

More than 300 pills of painkillers were stolen from a military veteran's vehicle Sunday while he was attending the area's inaugural Border Bowl football game.
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Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013

GameStop worker charged in thefts

A Hephzibah teenager is charged with stealing $1,350 from his former employer, Game Stop on Deans Bridge Road.
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Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013

USC Aiken golfers take title

In Akron, Ohio, USC Aiken's golf team turned in the low round of the day to rally for a victory in the 54-hole Firestone Invitational.
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Monday, May 6, 2013

Blasting expected in Columbia County

Blasting will be held through Tuesday while crews work on a sewer project.
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Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Woman shot at Gordon Highway motel

Richmond County sheriff’s deputies were searching Tuesday for a man wanted in a fatal shooting at the Red Carpet Inn.
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Monday, April 29, 2013

Domestic violence case ends with plea and five years in prison

Louis Mintze, 28, pleaded guilty in Richmond County Superior Court, accepting a plea negotiation that wrapped up the new assault case and an unrelated drug case.
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Friday, March 22, 2013

Road name dedication honoring teacher to move indoors

The dedication ceremony for renaming a section of 15th Street to Ruth B. Crawford Highway will be moved indoors Saturday in case of inclement weather.
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Heavy rain floods roads

Parts of Columbia County and Richmond County fell victim to flash floods Sunday after heavy rain hit the area.
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