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Friday, April 22, 2016

Suspect found dead after killing 5 in Appling

The Columbia County Sheriff's Office confirmed the suspect in the shooting deaths of five people in Appling killed himself.
By Travis Highfield

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Staffing issues continue at Grovetown patrol post

The Georgia State Patrol's Grovetown post continues to build back manpower after months of staffing issues related to unexpected departures, but officials say it's still not as strong as it could be.
By Travis Highfield

Augusta-brewed beer hits taps

For the first time in more than a century, Augusta-area residents can now purchase locally made beer as RiverWatch Brewery slowly finds its way into taps.
By Travis Highfield

Burke County sheriff endorses Williams as successor

Burke County Sheriff Greg Coursey on Tuesday announced that he would endorse current Richmond County school chief Alfonzo Williams to be his successor.
By Travis Highfield

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Work to resume on Columbia County subdivision under new plan

A stop work order at Magnolia Valley Plantation will be lifted once its developer falls into compliance under a new erosion control plan, Columbia County Administrator Scott Johnson said Tuesday.
By Travis Highfield

Monday, April 18, 2016

Grovetown construction frustrates residents

Grovetown residents are prepping for delays on Robinson Avenue as contractors continue work on a $8 million widening project.
By Travis Highfield

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Pardon Our Mess: Water on disc golf course

No. 9 at the Patriots Park disc golf course stays muddy after the occasional rain shower.
By Travis Highfield

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Augusta wins national collegiate disc golf championship

Augusta University went on to shoot 10-under 55 in the final round of the National Collegiate Disc Golf Championships to collect an unprecedented third team title.
By Travis Highfield

Friday, April 15, 2016

Augusta, North Texas players win disc golf titles

Augusta University's Dustin Perry and North Texas' Allison Carlton won individual titles at the National Collegiate Disc Golf Championships on Friday.
By Travis Highfield

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Tournament format creates air of mystery after two days

Due to the playing format, no one will know the true leaders of the National Collegiate Disc Golf Championships until after Friday's rounds of singles and alternate-shot team doubles play.
By Travis Highfield

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Augusta University leads in disc golf event

Augusta University holes a one-shot lead after the first day of play in the National Collegiate Disc Golf Championships at the Hippodrome Disc Golf Complex.
By Travis Highfield

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Ferris State honored at champions dinner

Ferris State shared one last meal as national champions while reflecting on the hole that allowed them leave North Augusta last year as the college disc golf titleholder.
By Travis Highfield

Monday, April 11, 2016

Augusta historian Callahan dies at 79

Augusta lost "another pillar of the historical community" with the death of He­len "Nell" Callahan last week, a former colleague said Monday.
By Travis Highfield

Friday, April 8, 2016

Local artist uses memories, talent to preserve beauty of Augusta National

Former Augusta City Council member Grady Abrams has immortalized Augusta National Golf Course on the walls of his Martinez studio.
By Travis Highfield

Friday, April 1, 2016

Club Car says businesses eager to show off Masters Week carts

For at least two decades, Club Car has advertised its golf carts by placing them at hotels, grocery stores and restaurants lining the roads that lead toward Augusta National Golf Club.
By Travis Highfield

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Disc golf event enjoys growth over 10 years

Ten years ago, the National Collegiate Disc Golf Championships was really anything but -- it featured six teams, mostly representing Southeastern schools.
By Travis Highfield

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Commissioners postpone stop work order appeal for Columbia County development

Columbia County Attorney Chris Driver recommended Tuesday that commissioners revisit the issue after Masters Week at the request of the developer and landowner, Aaron Sullivan, who is seeking the ...
By Travis Highfield

Monday, March 28, 2016

SRS contractor cuts cleanup costs with natural process

A contractor at Savannah River Site has managed to cut groundwater remediation costs at by about $11 million annually by using a naturally occurring process.
By Travis Highfield

Sunday, March 27, 2016

Augusta University looks to expand brand statewide

Students originating from Columbia and Richmond counties are well represented in the undergraduate student body at Augusta University, but officials are looking to tap into other population ...
By Travis Highfield

Saturday, March 26, 2016

SRS facility celebrates 20 years of service

The Defense Waste Processing facility poured its first glass canister April 29, 1996, a little more than a month after operations began.
By Travis Highfield
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