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Augusta soldier competing for 'Best Warrior' title

Sgt. Kristopher Grayson, who is currently assigned to the 53rd Signal Battalion based in Colorado Springs, Colo., joins 25 soldiers representing the Army's 13 major commands in the weeklong Best Warrior Competition that began Oct. 4.

10/09/15 - 8:09pm

Augusta University gains most Post-9/11 GI Bill students, dollars in 2014

According to the latest data from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, use of the Post-9/11 GI Bill at Augusta University increased by 175 students and $3.2 million in 2014.

10/09/15 - 6:29pm

Augusta University officer resigned amid sexual harassment allegations

An Augusta University officer who resigned last week had been accused of sexually harassing female employees in the College of Dental Medicine last month.

10/09/15 - 7:09pm

Augusta fire marshal indicted on extortion charges

According to the federal indictment returned by a grand jury Thursday, Augusta Fire Marshal Jason Beard is accused of extorting money from nightclub owners and managers with threats of economic harm.

10/09/15 - 6:10pm

Fire destroys car outside Martinez business

A Friday morning fire destroyed a new vehicle belonging to a Martinez business owner.

10/09/15 - 3:04pm

Two schools on lockdown after reported online threat

Hephzibah Middle School and Hephzibah High School are on soft lockdown after a group of students reported seeing a school shooting threat online.

10/09/15 - 2:10pm

Augusta named site for sci-fi film production

The Augusta Film Office announced Friday Augusta has been selected as the primary location for shooting a full-length sci-fi horror feature film.

10/09/15 - 8:30pm

Warren County man guilty of killing wife, gets life without parole

John Alan Jacobs was found guilty of murdering his wife, 52-year-old Harriett Jacobs, in October 2014.

10/08/15 - 7:58pm

Football player's death was due to heart

Burke County football player Rod Williams died Monday, almost two weeks after collapsing during practice. His death was heart-related.

10/08/15 - 7:16pm

French train hero stabbed in California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, who was hailed as a hero for helping to tackle a gunman and thwart a terror attack on a French train in August, was stabbed in California and was in stable condition.

10/08/15 - 6:58pm
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