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Sunday, July 20, 2014

Southern Nationals drag boat races are family affair

Scott Creswell has witnessed the Augusta Southern Nationals since its inception 28 years ago. He now shares his passion with his growing family.

Sheriff's office to transfer funds to 911 center

Concerned that the center won't meet its budgetary commitments, Sheriff Richard Roundtree has extended a helping hand in the form of a $54,000 funds transfer.

The Way We Were: Allen Park

Many growing up in Augusta in the 1940s and 1950s remember summers at Allen Park, the city's recreational wonderland of water pools, baseball fields and tennis courts.

New chief begins at SRNS

Just six weeks into her new job, Carol Johnson, the new chief of Savannah River Site's primary contractor, has her eye on the site's half-century old infrastructure and aging workforce.

McIlroy triumphs at British Open

Rory McIlroy won the British Open on Sunday to give him three majors in his young career.

Saturday, July 19, 2014

200 panties stolen from Victoria's Secret

Video shows the thief walking into the Augusta Mall store and stuffing a large bag with the merchandise, valued at $1,900.

Outdoor Expo vendors relish attention

Kayaks, taxidermied animals and the occasional water skiing squirrel are what attracted thousands to the Augusta Outdoor Expo at the James Brown Arena Saturday.

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VA execs got bonuses despite problems

Though Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center has had three deaths from delayed medical appointments, at least $25,000 in bonuses have been awarded to top executives.

McIlroy builds six-shot lead at British Open

HOYLAKE, England - Rory McIlroy leads by six shots over Rickie Fowler entering the final round of the British Open at Royal Liverpool.

FBI issues AC coolant warning

ATLANTA - As the U.S. tries to phase out a polluting refrigerant that is used in millions of air conditioners across the country, unapproved coolant is popping up on the market - with potentially ...

Friday, July 18, 2014

Firearms requalification different this year

The sheriff's office has opted to change the format this year to put more emphasis on basic skills.

Groups offer veteran support with VA benefit issues

Georgians who are having problems getting into the VA health care system can turn to the state Department of Veterans Service for assistance in receiving benefits, the agency said in a news release.

Man who rescued toddler recognized as hero

Nick Ortalaza, of Hephzibah, was presented with the Safe Kids Badge of Courage at the Children's Hospital of Georgia on Friday.

Death penalty sought in Wadley slaying

LOUISVILLE, Ga. -- Middle Circuit District Attorney Hayward Altman said Friday he will seek the death penalty for Anthony Mereal Lemon.

Braves release struggling Uggla

The Atlanta Braves today asked unconditional release waivers for second baseman Dan Uggla for the purpose of giving him his unconditional release, the club announced.

Ruling on Project Jackson could come next week

South Carolina Circuit Judge J. Ernest Kinard Jr. told both parties battling over the validity of a tax district created to fund the $144 million Project Jackson that he won't make a ruling until ...

Bond denied in child molestation case

A 36-year-old man accused of repeated acts of child molestation was denied bond Friday.

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Election Updates

ATLANTA -- David Perdue squeaked to the lead in the Republican Senate runoff Tuesday over Jack Kingston in one of the most closely watched contests in the country.