GRU women rally for win over Montevallo

Rap music blared from the Georgia Regents women's locker room after Saturday's game. The Jaguars overcame a 10-point deficit in the second half for a 60-50 win over Montevallo at Christenberry ...

Woman charged with deprivation of minor

An Augusta woman was arrested Friday on charges of deprivation to her 8-year-old daughter.

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014

RCSO announces four employees of the year

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office announced its employees of the year Thursday at its annual Christmas party.

Saturday Shootout: Rhodes gets triple-double in win

Paine guard Tannasia Rhodes messed around and almost got a quadruple-double in the Lady Lions' win Thursday over Coastal Georgia. A senior guard from Hephzibah, Rhodes recorded 13 points, 11 ...

Braves deal Justin Upton to Padres

A person with knowledge of the deal says the San Diego Padres have agreed to acquire slugger Justin Upton from the Atlanta Braves.

Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014

Columbia County Alternative School holds winter graduation

Twenty students got their high school diplomas as a part of Columbia County Alternative School's Save our Seniors program.

People sought in Bath fatal shooting

Police say David Paul Dempsey, 27, Savannah Parker, 29, and Christopher Jean Seymour, 27, "might have information" regarding the shooting that occurred at 158 Railroad Street.

Augusta firefighter damages new aerial truck

An Augusta firefighter had a nearly $8,500 whoopsie with its new aerial truck before it was even put into commission.

MCG students buy toys for sick children

A half-dozen students from the Medical College of Georgia enjoyed the fruits of their labor Thursday, as they loaded more than 250 toys into a giant box wrapped like a present at the Children's ...

Brush fires reported on Hwy. 520 in North Augusta

Crews are battling three separate brush fires on Highway 520 in North Augusta. Approximately 3:30 p.m., deputies were called to the exit ramp of Highway 1 on Hwy. 520.

Gee scores 28, but Georgia Regents women lose again

The Georgia Regents women struggled with turnovers and fell to Georgia Southwestern, 62-58, at Christenberry Fieldhouse.

Empty Stocking Fund donations

Previously acknowledged: $83,390.

University Hospital to appeal Columbia County denial

University's board voted Thursday to proceed with the appeal, which will probably be filed next week, said Ed Burr, senior vice president for legal affairs.

Jaguars rally late, win in front of largest crowd

On Education Day, 2,000 Richmond County fifth-grade students rocked and rolled throughout the game as 23rd-ranked Georgia Regents went on a big run late for a 68-58 conference-opening win over ...

Grants available for teachers

Elementary and middle school educators can apply for small grants to use for science, math and technology curriculum.

College football awards show moving to Atlanta

The Home Depot College Football Awards will move to the College Football Hall of Fame and Chick-fil-A Fan Experience in downtown Atlanta in 2015

Woman charged for driving drunk with kids in car

A Hephzibah woman has been charged after driving under the influence with three children in the car.

Mayor-elect website goes live, announces inaugural events

The site,, provides information about the events, which begin with a "Hands Across Augusta" day of community service from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 3.

One dead in Aiken County crash

One person is dead after a crash on Whiskey Road in Aiken County Wednesday evening.

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014

Libazs saves Paine with block in overtime

Denzel Dillingham scored 25 points for Paine, while Arnis Libazs made a big block at the end.

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Kettle donations rise in 2014

After a disappointing showing last year, donations to the Salvation Army's local Red Kettle Campaign have risen nearly 20 percent in 2014.
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