Stories by Travis Highfield and Meg Mirshak

Monday, July 22, 2013

Officer hurt, probationer killed in struggle

A female probation officer was wounded and a probationer was killed Monday when both were shot as they struggled over a gun at the state Probation Office in downtown Augusta.
By Travis Highfield and Meg Mirshak

Friday, July 19, 2013

Businessman arrested on securities fraud charge

Jonathan "Jay" Warren Brooks, of Aiken, was arrested after being accused of taking investment money for personal use.
By Travis Highfield and Meg Mirshak

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Commission rejects tax jump

Seven commissioners nixed a proposed tax increase Monday that would cost a typical homeowner $70 a year, leaving the countywide millage unset with just a few days to meet state deadlines.
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