Sgt. Mike Gilliland of the Richmond County Sheriff's Office listens to questions about safety from churchgoers at Hammond Grove Word Power Ministry in North Augusta.

Cops talk to churchgoers about surviving active shooter

For the second time in as many weeks, local church officials were briefed by law enforcement on how to survive active shooter situations until help arrives.
By Travis Highfield

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings July 27- Aug. 3

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center July 27-Aug. 3.

Former champ visits Greenbrier

Former NWA World Heavyweight Champion "Wildfire" Tommy Rich visited Greenbrier High School Monday morning.
By Scott Rouch

Retrial underway in 2009 hospital attack

An Augusta man accused of attacking women in a hospital restroom is representing himself this week in Richmond County Superior Court.
By Sandy Hodson

Hammond's Ferry ordinance gets final approval

North Augusta officials gave final approval to the revised plan for Ham­mond's Ferry and OK'd a $110,000 settlement ending two longtime lawsuits against the city.
By Mike Rosier

Commercial rezoning could bring German grocer to Augusta

A commercial rezoning that could bring German discount grocer Lidl to west Augusta crossed the first hurdle Monday after Augusta planning commissioners unamiously approved the request.
By Jenna Martin

Weekly Crime Map

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SEC teams spare no expense in hiring 14 new coordinators

Head coaches aren't the only ones making huge bucks in the Southeastern Conference, considering the seven-figure salaries of new defensive coordinators Will Muschamp (Auburn) and John Chavis ...

Editorial: The certainty of cameras

The truth, whether you're a citizen or an officer, will set you free.
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