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Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

SC to discuss offshore wind power

CONWAY, S.C. - A symposium scheduled to be held at Coastal Carolina University is focusing on the future of offshore wind energy in South Carolina.

ROAR rally encourages citizens to embrace responsibility

"Let me hear you roar," William S. Morris III told a crowd of more than 400 gathered Tuesday for the inaugural ROAR: Renaissance of American Responsibility rally.

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

Augusta VA director to resign

Robert Hamilton will resign as the director of the Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Center, leaving the embattled Augusta hospital without a leader.

Doctors, University get top mark for safety

Doctors and University both earned an "A" grade from Leapfrog, which rated 2,520 hospitals nationwide in its Fall 2014 Safety Score Report for Hospitals.

Plan calls for maintaining deer herd size

The state's plan for managing Georgia's deer population, revealed Tuesday, calls for ample hunting and habitat to hold the herd size at 1.1 million.

Run to honor fallen Marines, sailors begins

The 10th annual Tribute to the Fallen run continues nonstop until each servicemember has a mile run in their honor. About 100 Marines and sailors will share laps.

Nonprofits unhappy with proposed cuts

Interim Administrator Tameka Allen proposed the cuts as a way to trim $650,000 from the 2015 budget.

Watch out for deer along roads

Since Jan. 1, 2013, deer have caused 780 collisions - and as a result, 36 injuries - in Richmond, Columbia and Burke counties.

Hearing Friday for man charged with killing Aiken officer

A pre-trial hearing for accused cop killer Stephon Morrell Carter will be held Friday at the Charleston County courthouse.

Run to honor fallen Marines, sailors begins

The 10th annual Tribute to the Fallen run continues nonstop until each service member has a mile run in their honor. About 100 Marines and sailors will share laps, handing off 21 rounds of ...

GBI to get steroid case; deputy quits

An investigation into possible steroid use among Richmond County deputies has been handed over the the GBI after a man who dealt the drugs was administered a polygraph test.

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014

Thousands turn out for Lady Antebellum charity concert

The inaugural Kelley Brothers and Friends Concert began with Lady Antebellum taking the stage first, followed by a host of other artists, including Jake Owen and Joe Nichols.

ROAR event planned tonight

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for the ROAR for America rally. ROAR is an effort to increase citizens’ engagement with their government that includes a weekly “Stand up for America” series.

Mayor-elect's office space untouched by committee

Mayor-elect Hardie Davis may get overflow office space at Augusta Municipal Building after a move to convert the space into the new administrator's offices failed to pass.

Schools to get $1 million technology upgrade

The Richmond County school system received over $1 million in grant funding from several Georgia agencies Monday, and will use the money to upgrade its Internet capabilities and improve the ...

Georgia still waiting for ruling on Gurley

ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia is still waiting for a ruling from the NCAA on Todd Gurley's status.

Partridge Inn closing Sunday to renovate

The new owners of the Partridge Inn are closing the boutique hotel Sunday for four months as the historic property undergoes a $6 million revamp.

New leadership named for MOX project

David Del Vecchio, formerly vice president of project management of CB&I Areva MOX Services, is replacing Kelly Trice, according to a news release.

Deal issues Ebola traveler restrictions

Georgia's policy is similar to CDC's recommendations but requires those considered high-risk to be quarantined at a facility.

Barrow casts vote early to rally district

U.S. Rep. John Barrow voted early for his re-election to a sixth consecutive term in the House, but unlike his opponent, Republican Rick Allen, the Augusta Democrat declined predicting victory on ...
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Search of alleged dealer's home found drugs, firearms

An Augusta man who alleged sheriff's officers have used illegal steroids, some for years, came to the attention of a Richmond County Sheriff's narcotics officer twice, according to an ...
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