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Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015

Man arrested after police finds six dead dogs

A Burke County man was arrested Jan. 7 after police found six hunting dogs starved to death and four others without food, water or shelter.
By Tracey McManus

No new plan to name Paine president

Former provost Samuel Sullivan has served as interim president since Sept. 16, when George C. Bradley resigned after six years as president.
By Tracey McManus

Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015

Events set to honor King's legacy

This week launches a series of celebratory events around the area where churches and community leaders come together to remember King's life and message.
By Tracey McManus

Monday, Jan. 12, 2015

Animal services board chairman resigns

The chairman of the Augusta Animal Services advisory board resigned, becoming the seventh person to leave the 10-member board in three months.
By Tracey McManus

Friday, Jan. 2, 2015

Soup kitchen more than a refuge

Augusta's sole soup kitchen, which serves meals 365 days a year to anybody who shows up, is not just a refuge for the homeless and hungry.
By Tracey McManus

Bill would allow magnet school students to play for other schools

In his first bill proposal as a state legislator, Rep. Brian Prince has prefiled legislation that would allow students who attend magnet schools to play sports at other schools.
By Tracey McManus

Friday, Dec. 26, 2014

Tumultuous 2014 for Paine

Over the course of one year, Paine College experienced a campus shooting, an upheaval in administration, received its third accreditation sanction in three years and heard from hundreds of ...
By Tracey McManus

Monday, Dec. 22, 2014

Allegations led to NAACP chief's ouster

Thirteen years after sexual harassment and rape allegations first surfaced against former Augusta NAACP president Charles Smith, 2014 was the year they caught up to him.
By Tracey McManus

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014

Ex-superintendent to write of miraculous recovery

Taking his doctor's advice, former Richmond County school Superintendent Frank Roberson has nearly finished writing a 150-page book about his remarkable recovery from brain trauma.
By Tracey McManus

Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

Subcommittee debates animal ordinance revisions

The first meeting of a subcommittee formed to give input to the Animal Services department's advisory board and staff  was intended for hashing out opinions. And there were many.
By Tracey McManus

Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014

Local school districts weigh three flexibility options

By June, every district in Georgia is required to adopt one of three flexibility options, essentially operating contracts that grant freedom from certain requirements of state law in exchange for ...
By Tracey McManus

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014

Many counties lack animal control services

According to data from the Georgia Department of Agriculture, more than 30 percent of counties in Georgia lack municipal animal services.
By Tracey McManus

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014

Official lauds school meals program

In Richmond County, the Community Eligibility Provision program has eliminated a burdensome application process families had to use to qualify for free or reduced meals.
By Tracey McManus

Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014

Augusta NAACP members look to chapter's future

Newly elected Augusta NAACP President Beulah Nash-Teachey is planning a roundtable discussion with the community to do one thing: listen.
By Tracey McManus

Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014

Mom still missing

Since Tammy Kingery, a North Augusta wife and mother of three, went missing Sept. 20, police have still not named a suspect and have not received a single solid tip about her whereabouts.
By Tracey McManus

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014

Episcopal Day School taking different path to new facility

Almost two years after announcing a major expansion planned for Episcopal Day School, Headmaster Ned Murray said the proposal has now evolved into "a transformational way" to approach American ...
By Tracey McManus

Monday, Dec. 1, 2014

Many college students don't finish in 4 years

While Georgia is one of 34 states recognized by Complete College America for adopting innovative support programs, on-time completion is still stark.
By Tracey McManus

Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

Rescue mission offers food, fellowship and hope

Augusta Rescue Mission and residential worker program delivered more than 200 meals to the homebound and served almost as many to the homeless in their dining hall.
By Tracey McManus

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

Grovetown man's cancer disappears in 'miracle'

In what his oncologist can only explain as a miracle, Jimmy Walker's cancer was undetectable on a Nov. 14 PET scan and his kidneys have regained function, allowing him to spend another ...
By Tracey McManus

Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

Graystone being investigated by USDA

Graystone Ranch in Hephzibah is being investigated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture after exhibiting its Bengal tiger, raccoons, gray foxes and nearly 50 other animals to the public without a ...
By Tracey McManus
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Georgia Power reports Vogtle cost increases

Georgia Power Co. told state regulators Friday that its share of capital construction costs for the Plant Vogtle expansion has risen $246 million, and asked for approval of completion dates 18 ...
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