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Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015

Charlie Sheen says he is HIV-positive, has been blackmailed

Charlie Sheen says his bad-boy days are over and, with Tuesday's declaration that he's HIV-positive, he aims to become an inspiration to others.

Body in canal identified

Richmond County authorities are investigating the death of a 41-year-old man who was found floating in a canal near the Augusta Judicial Center on Tuesday.

Monday, Nov. 16, 2015

Georgia says no to refugees

ATLANTA - Georgia yanked back the welcome mat Monday as Gov. Nathan Deal announced the state will not accept Syrian refugees following Paris' deadly terrorist attacks Friday.

Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015

Columbia County teacher accused of sexual assault on student

A Columbia County high school teacher is facing sexual assault charges after confessing to having a sexual relationship with one of his students, officials say.

Property owners face Monday deadline to pay tax bills

Sunday is the official deadline for Richmond County property owners to pay taxes, but Tax Commissioner Steven Kendrick said taxpayers have through close of business Monday to pay without penalty.

Holly Holm stuns Ronda Rousey with 2nd-round UFC knockout

MELBOURNE, Australia — Holly Holm pulled off a stunning upset victory over Ronda Rousey in UFC 193, knocking out the women's bantamweight champion in the second round with a powerful kick to the ...

Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015

Jones, Whitfield deliver in Augusta fights

Divante Jones, Ray Whitfield deliver in Boxing at the Bell event at the Bell Auditorium.

3 teams said to be behind Paris attacks

Paris prosecutor Francois Molins said three groups of attackers, including seven suicide bombers, carried out the "act of barbarism" that shattered a Parisian Friday night, leaving 129 people dead ...

Friday, Nov. 13, 2015

Border Bowl III honorary coaches named

Two longtime area football coaches have been named Border Bowl III's honorary coaches. John Barnett is Team Georgia's pick while Hubert Morris is Team South Carolina's.

As many as 120 dead in string of Paris attacks

PARIS — French police are hunting possible accomplices of eight assailants who terrorized Paris concert-goers, cafe diners and soccer fans in this country's deadliest peacetime attacks.

Veterans information briefing Nov. 20

The Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, Disabled American Veterans, local service organizations and community partners will hold a Veterans Information Briefing and Health Fair from 8 a.m. until ...

River Watch closures next week

Continued construction on River Watch Parkway will result in lane closures over the next week.

Weekend may see frost

Meteorologists are predicting frost this weekend.

Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015

Man shot on Ellis Street

Richmond County sheriff's deputies have detained a suspect and are searching for another in connection to a Thursday night shooting in Augusta's historic Harrisburg community.

Conjoined twins die after two days

Conjoined twins Chance Aiden Crafton and Chandler Kaiden Crafton died Wednesday night from "multiple complex medical complications" two days after they were born at Georgia Regents Medical Center, ...

Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015

Aiken cop in fatal shooting

About 8:38 p.m., Aiken County deputies responded to a home on Pine Drive in reference to a domestic dispute involving a man and a woman, Capt. Nick Gallam said.

Officials: Paine rally raised more than $200,000

Vice President of Institutional Advancement Sunya Young said the college was still receiving gifts, and officials were still working to tally up total donations.

Irish and Red Devils open playoffs at home

While Aquinas got a No. 3 seed in the private bracket, Lincoln County is seeded seventh for the public state playoffs.

Heavy fog across area

Commuters should take caution this morning as fog blankets areas of Augusta.

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015

Teacher arrested for sex with student

A 37-year-old Thomson High School teacher is facing charges after an investigation into sexual conduct with a student.
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