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Friday, March 20, 2015

GRU violates Animal Welfare Act

Georgia Regents University was found this year to have committed five violations of the federal Animal Welfare Act in its research labs, several of which are repeat offenses from previous U.S. ...
By Tracey McManus

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Rally for Paine College coming Saturday

A monthlong fundraising campaign for Paine College led by Augusta's Interfaith Coalition will culminate Saturday with a rally to show support for the school.
By Tracey McManus

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Hornsby pupil with knife charged

A 15-year-old Hornsby K-8 student was arrested on Thursday and charged with two counts of battery and one count of possession of a weapon on school property after she was found with a knife on the ...
By Tracey McManus

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Opinions differ on Greenwood war memorial

When Greenwood, S.C., May­or Welborn Adams launched a fundraising campaign last summer to replace segregated bronze plaques on a war memorial, he had no idea his effort would be halted by ...
By Tracey McManus

Friday, March 13, 2015

Paine grant will fund youth health outreach

Paine College was awarded an $888,000 federal grant it will use to address HIV, substance abuse and hepatitis C among young people in the area, the school announced Friday.
By Tracey McManus

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Pipeline operator takes tough questions at public meeting

Residents concerned about a proposed oil pipeline that could and cut through both private and public lands in Georgia and South Carolina hurled questions on Wednesday to officials with pipeline ...
By Tracey McManus

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Richmond County schools changing tribunal focus

The Richmond County School System is making changes to the tribunal process to focus more on prevention and to better understand student disciplinary problems across the district.
By Tracey McManus

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Commission approves full-time vet hire for animal services

The Augusta Commission on Tuesday approved the hire of a full-time veterinarian for Animal Services, a new position created last year as a strategy to lower the shelter's elevated euthanasia rate.
By Tracey McManus

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Faith-based conference takes on premarital sex

In an effort to help young people understand the physical and emotional consequences of premarital sex, McKie is hosting his fourth annual Let's Talk About Sex Conference on Friday to address the ...
By Tracey McManus

Friday, Feb. 27, 2015

Augusta coalition urges support of Paine College

Augusta's Interfaith Coalition is imploring the community to make a drastic financial show of support for Paine College as the school attempts to regain fiscal stability and resolve accreditation ...
By Tracey McManus

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015

Glitch causes delay in energy assistance

EOA Energy Coordinator Patricia Johnson said the delay was caused by a coding error in the accounting system that has been corrected and that residents should expect to receive funds within the ...
By Tracey McManus

Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015

Grovetown preparing for growth

The Grovetown of Mayor George James’ childhood was one of the cliche, sleepy Southern town. Now the short-term goals for the city surpass anything James, a life-long Grovetown resident, could ...
By Tracey McManus

Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015

Young Democrats of Augusta-Richmond County meet

After fluttering in and out of activity over the past several decades, the local Young Democrats chapter was revived Tuesday - this time for good, its members said. 
By Tracey McManus

Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015

12-year-old working on second bill proposal

The Grovetown seventh-grader who convinced lawmakers this year to introduce a bill that would lower the minimum age for holding state office has begun drafting his second piece of legislation.
By Tracey McManus

Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015

Historic church to be demolished

Augusta's Trinity CME Church, a historic sanctuary built by former slaves, will be demolished this year during Atlanta Gas Light's remedia­tion project to remove ground contamination in the area.
By Tracey McManus

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015

Obama never part of plan for local student, group says

The Washington D.C.-based organization that helped coordinate an Augusta high school student's visit to the capital said it never told officials the student would be attending a bill signing or ...
By Tracey McManus

Josey student leaves for DC, but won't meet Obama

T.W. Josey High School homecoming queen Adejah Nesbitt departed for the Washington on Monday - but not exactly for what she expected.
By Tracey McManus

Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015

Family pushes through international adoption process

The Graham family has made more headway than they ever would have expected in their push to adopt a Polish orphan. But their journey is still not complete.
By Tracey McManus

Friday, Feb. 6, 2015

Animal advisory subcommittee discussion drifting away from goals

A subcommittee formed last year to address concerns competitive dog owners had about proposed animal ordinances now appears to have drifted off topic.
By Tracey McManus

Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015

Graystone Ranch relinquishes animals

The owners of Graystone Ranch in Hephzibah withdrew their application for a new operating license with the U.S. Department of Agricuture on Friday and have relinquished all of their exotic animals ...
By Tracey McManus
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Kinhult wins Junior Invitational at Sage Valley

Marcus Kinhult of Sweden secured a one-shot victory in the fifth annual Junior Invitational at Sage Valley. Kinhult shot 3-under-par 69 to finish the tournament at 7-under 209, one shot better ...
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