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Sunday, June 14, 2015

Pardon Our Mess: Light post at Riverwalk

A light post has fallen over, and electrical wiring is exposed on the steps leading to the Riverwalk Augusta behind the old Fort Discovery.
By Tracey McManus

Saturday, June 13, 2015

New Hephzibah charter school closely tied to city

Hephzibah Mayor Robert Buchwitz said the city's financial commitment and role in operating the Georgia School for Innovation and the Classics is a sound investment. But some question whether the ...
By Tracey McManus

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Paine College remains on probation

Paine College's accrediting body voted to keep the school on probation for a second year while it continues to resolve violations of financial and operational standards.
By Tracey McManus

Monday, June 8, 2015

Light was red in River Watch wreck

Witnesses who observed the crash that killed three children on River Watch Parkway June 1 told police the drivers of both vehicles involved were attempting to clear the intersection while the ...
By Tracey McManus

Power back on for two hospitals

Power was restored to all affected areas of University Hospital and Georgia Regents University after a three-hour outage Monday, while Georgia Power was still working to restore power to the ...
By Tracey McManus

Friday, June 5, 2015

Paine professor works to impact future of young black girls

While working at a majority black, low-income elementary school during her undergraduate studies at Morris Brown College, LaShawnda Lindsay-Dennis saw students struggle with academics with no ...
By Tracey McManus

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Old Davidson school sale delayed

A New York investor who planned to purchase the old Davidson building on Telfair Street earlier this month has delayed the sale's closing for a second time.
By Tracey McManus

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Girl's rare syndrome a challenge for Evans family

Despite all of the life changes she's made up to this point, Rhoda Ross-Williams considers none of them as sacrifices. They have all been strategic steps she has taken to manage her daughter ...
By Tracey McManus

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Guidance sought on SC pipeline

Lawmakers requested guidance from the state attorney general to determine if it would be unconstitutional if a for-profit company seized private land from residents through eminent domain in order ...
By Tracey McManus

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Officer's gun charge advances to grand jury

Justin Craven, 26, was charged in April with felony discharging a firearm into a vehicle in the killing of Ernest Satterwhite, 68, after a grand jury decided to not indict him on voluntary ...
By Tracey McManus

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Georgia denies pipeline plan

A controversial tri-state oil pipeline planned to cut through 210 miles of Georgia was blocked in the first step of the state's approval process on Tuesday.
By Tracey McManus

Monday, May 18, 2015

Longtime school administrator retiring

Richmond County Assis­tant Superintendent for Ele­men­tary Education Cheryl Jones is retiring June 1 after more than three decades as a local teacher and administrator.
By Tracey McManus

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Spay, neuter exemptions discussed

The subcommittee working to revise Richmond County's 35-year-old animal ordinances came closer on Thursday to narrowing down a list of potential groups that would be exempt from spay and neuter ...
By Tracey McManus

Drop in for fun, leave with an adopted pet

Augusta Animal Services is hosting its third annual Family Fun Day on Saturday to help educate the public about pet care and to move dogs and cats out of the high-kill shelter and into loving ...
By Tracey McManus

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Decision near on pipeline

Georgia Department of Transportation Commissioner Russell McMurry is expected to issue a decision by Tuesday on a controversial, tri-state petroleum pipeline, proposed to run through 210 miles in ...
By Tracey McManus

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

5K race to spread message of nonviolence Sunday

Community activists are encouraging teens to take a pledge against the use and glorification of guns and to participate in a 5K aimed at spreading a message of non violence.
By Tracey McManus

Saturday, May 9, 2015

School officials bemoan lack of college tracking

With no comprehensive tracking system in place to follow students from high school to college, school districts across Georgia, and most across the nation, have no way to measure how successful ...
By Tracey McManus

Family of police-shooting victim say video shows truth

State officials have denied all requests to release police car video of Ernest Satterwhite's shooting last year. His son says releasing the video would be a way to hold public officials ...
By Tracey McManus

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Pipeline hearing draws crowd

The hearing at Augusta Technical College's Burke County campus, attended by about 400, was the last chance for public comment before the May 19 deadline for DOT to respond to Kinder Morgan's ...
By Tracey McManus

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Georgia hearing on petroleum pipeline nears

The final public hearing before the Georgia Department of Transportation is expected to make a decision on an application for a certificate of public convenience and necessity is scheduled in ...
By Tracey McManus
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