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'Mass band' brings Augusta-area students together

Masterminded by four local high school band directors and designed to promote unity among area marching bands, this program reaches across school lines in order to form "a true family" for teenagers that love music.

04/25/14 - 1:59am

Annual Take Back the Night Rally puts spotlight on sexual assault

The Justice Department estimates that fewer than 5 percent of attempted rapes of college women are reported to law enforcement officials.

04/25/14 - 1:43am

Hospital finances wildly different last quarter

With the boards of Augusta’s two largest hospitals meeting Thursday, University Hospital and Georgia Regents Health System revealed very different financial pictures for the first of this year.

04/25/14 - 1:59am

University Hospital to pursue Aiken assisted living center project

University Hopital's boards voted Thursday to pursue a $20.2 million assisted living center at The Village at Woodside neighborhood in Aiken.

04/25/14 - 1:17am

Suspect sought in April drive-by shooting

Two men were wounded - one in the buttocks and one in the foot and hip - when shots were fired from a vehicle in the 1400 block of Brown Street about 8:30 p.m. April 16.

04/25/14 - 1:10am

Q&A with Augusta mayoral candidate Hardie Davis

An engineer, pastor and for seven years a state legislator, Sen. Hardie Davis says he'll bring legislative experience and the ability to compromise to city government if elected mayor May 20.

04/25/14 - 1:59am

Harsh winter sends travelers out of town

Cooped up inside for what has been described as one of the Southeast’s harshest winters, a record number of residents are booking vacations in search of more tropical climates.

04/25/14 - 1:02am

Augusta man sentenced to life in prison without parole for "senseless" killing

Jonathan Lee Felton, 23, was convicted in Richmond County Superior Court of murder and weapon charges for the Oct. 25, 2010, shooting death of 22-year-old Eric "Easy" Wright.

04/25/14 - 1:59am

Recusal request denied for Augusta man facing capital murder trial

Defense attorneys sought the recusal of Chief Judge J. Carlisle Overstreet in Ryan Jones' case in Richmond County Superior Court. Jones is accused of killing his parents and younger brother.

04/25/14 - 2:05am

Augusta medical billing company moving to North Augusta

Medical billing company Medac, which has been in Augusta more than 20 years, announced plans to move to North Augusta.

04/25/14 - 1:20am

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Augusta man gets life without parole in killing

Jonathan Lee Felton, 23, was convicted in Richmond County Superior Court of murder and weapon charges for the Oct. 25, 2010, shooting death of 22-year-old Eric "Easy" Wright.
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