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Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016

Georgia Tech student to relax after winning Ironman 70.3 Augusta

Christopher Douglas is planning to take a well-deserved break from competition. Douglas bested the Ironman 70.3 Augusta field Sunday with a time of 4:08:04.

Frederiksen wins Ironman 70.3 Augusta women's pro division, Atlanta's Douglas claims overall victory

Helle Frederiksen ran away with the win in the pro women's division of the Ironman 70.3 Augusta on Sunday in her return from a devastating knee injury last year.

Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016

Woman 'fooled' out of $12,000

Sheriff's deputies are looking for two women who "fooled" a 64-year-old Augusta woman with an investment scheme and robbed her of $12,000.

Dogs thumped by Rebels

OXFORD, Miss. - Chad Kelly threw for 282 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another score to lead No. 23 Mississippi over No. 12 Georgia 45-14 on Saturday.

Friday, Sept. 23, 2016

Leases signed for new veterans' housing project

Freedom's Path and Augusta Veterans Residences Limited will renovate and operate 98 units of housing for homeless and at-risk veterans on the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center's uptown campus.

Schools chief updates Augusta Commission on status, needs

Richmond County’s superintendent of schools reached out to Augusta commissioners to help close an underachievement gap that exists in certain Richmond County schools.

Diocese confirms DSS removed Irish Travelers' girls from North Augusta school

Five girls whose families are Irish Travelers from Murphy Village were taken from Our Lady of Peace Catholic School in North Augusta about three weeks ago by the state Department of Social ...

Connecticut keeps 1968 Ga. fugitive

An attorney representing a man who has been living in Connecticut as a fugitive for 48 years after fleeing a Georgia prison camp will stay there.

Loose trailer hits vehicle, kills driver

VALDOSTA, Ga. - State troopers in south Georgia say a trailer towed by a pickup truck came loose and hit another vehicle, killing the driver.

Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016

Gas supplies expected to soon return to normal

On Wednesday evening Colonial Pipeline announced that after days of around-the-clock operations to construct a bypass, gas would once again start flowing.

Augusta Commission, school board hold joint meeting

School system officials are expected to update Augusta commissioners about needy schools in their districts at a Friday breakfast meeting.

Allen announces art competition for 12th District students

The competition is open to high school students, grades 9-12, who live or attend school in the 12th District, according to a news release from U.S. Rep. Rick Allen's office.

Police arrest couple after investigating roach-infested home

The report states the home reeked of urine, had multiple large holes in the walls, six or more dogs living in the home and backyard, but it was the roach issue that was especially troubling to ...

Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016

Charlotte under state of emergency in 2nd night of protests

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory declared a state of emergency in Charlotte as protests over a police shooting turned violent for a second night.

Company restarts gasoline pipeline after leak in Alabama

ATLANTA — Colonial Pipeline restarted the gasoline pipeline in Alabama that had been shut down because of a major leak, which caused shortages and surging fuel prices across the South.

Sheriff's Office continues search for homicide suspect

On Wednesday, about 30 Richmond County officers went door-to-door, canvasing the nearby streets where Lawaun Flournoy was killed.

New member selected for juvenile court judgeship

The eight members of the Superior Court bench selected Amanda Heath to become the newest juvenile court judge for the circuit which includes Richmond, Columbia and Burke counties.

Augusta woman arrested on charge of operating personal care home without license

Brenda Lee Nations, 57, was charged with the misdemeanor offense of operating an unlicensed personal care home at 2571 Mount Auburn St.

Delivery man robbed of pizzas, wings

The 21-year-old Pizza Hut employee called police about 11 p.m. Monday after a man took off with two pizzas and 36 wings

Vacant home vandalized with paint

Three walls in one bedroom contained threats written in paint that said things like "whoever moves in will be killed" and "this is officially a black zone."
 
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