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Friday, April 10, 2015

Customers turn out to try, order Apple Watch

Available for pre-order and try-ons Friday, the public got a first-look at the device that can send emails, make phone calls, write texts and track weight loss all from the wrist. 
By Tracey McManus

Elder honored as trailblazer

To honor 40 years since Lee Elder broke the color barrier in golf's most revered event, about 300 supporters, family and celebrities shared stories of their friend.
By Tracey McManus

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Record-breaking crowd turns out for Rock Fore! Dough

It was hot by the time A Thousand Horses took the stage on Tuesday, but the heat didn't deter thousands of concert-goers from making this year's Drive for Show, Rock Fore! Dough the largest yet.
By Tracey McManus

Monday, April 6, 2015

Augusta offers taste of city at reception

The reception honored longtime Ben Crenshaw caddie and Augusta native Carl Jackson and featured a concert by country rapper Colt Ford.
By Tracey McManus

Airport music calming for travelers

For the third year, Augusta Regional has lined up local musicians to perform in the gate area of the main terminal. A different act will perform in the Spring Music Fest each day through Monday.
By Tracey McManus

Officers resign over inmate beating

Two corrections officers who were in supervisory roles when an 18-year-old Augusta man was beaten and held on a leash by cellmates at a Forsyth prison resigned amid a Department of Corrections ...
By Tracey McManus

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Victim of sexual abuse finds healing as adult

University Hos­pi­tal's Rape Crisis and Sexual Assault Ser­vices center works with advocates like Terri Allen to support survivors and to help progress society's views on sexual violence.
By Tracey McManus

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Some Paine accreditation violations resolved

A review team with Paine College's accreditation body found the school has resolved six of its 10 accreditation violations during a three-day site visit that concluded Wednesday, according to a ...
By Tracey McManus

Proposed animal ordinance may see April vote

With a week-long break approaching for the Masters Tournament and several loose ends still lingering in the ordinance details, some members say they foresee more delays.
By Tracey McManus

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

GRU plan integrates health science, liberal arts campuses

The health science and liberal arts divide of Georgia Regents University could be history by 2025, according to a 10-year master plan unveiled by consultants at a town hall meeting Wednesday.
By Tracey McManus

Family, friends of beaten inmate rally for prison reform

Hours after most of the judges and attorneys had gone home for the day, about 100 people stood in the Augusta Judicial Center's parking lot Wednesday and asked for justice.
By Tracey McManus

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Augusta man beaten, leashed in prison photo

Connie Kennedy said her daughter received a phone call from an untraceable number around 8 p.m. Friday in which a man demanded $150 for the safety of Cortez Berry, 18, an inmate at the Burruss ...
By Tracey McManus

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Pardon Our Mess: Marion Homes street flooding

The entrance and streets throughout the Marion Homes neighborhood on Sand Bar Ferry Road flood with even the slightest rainfall. Water accumulates in front of driveways and on either side of the ...
By Tracey McManus

Pearl the obese dog gradually losing weight

After six months in the care of DNA rescue and through a careful rehabilitation program, Pearl has lost 15.7 pounds, down from the 76.5 she weighed when she was found as a stray on Kensington ...
By Tracey McManus

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Paine debt continues climb

As Paine College continues an aggressive fundraising campaign to turn around years of decline, the school’s most recent financial audit shows climbing debt and more revenue loss over the last ...
By Tracey McManus

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Entry security systems added at schools

Thirty-eight of the Richmond County school district's 56 schools now have buzz-in security systems, requiring visitors to press a button by the locked front door and identify themselves to the ...
By Tracey McManus

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
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Sentinel named in 14th civil rights lawsuit

A 14th civil rights lawsuit has been filed against the private probation company Sen­tinel Offender Services, this time in the U.S. District Court’s Brunswick Division.
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