Viagra, antioxidants might help patients with cystic fibrosis

Researchers at Georgia Regents University are investigating whether generic Viagra or antioxidants might help patients with cystic fibrosis exercise more.
By Tom Corwin

Project hits snag over restroom

The Augusta Regional Collaborative Project hit a roadblock this week when a city inspector declared the Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce building unfit for occupancy until a first-floor restroom is installed.
By Susan McCord

Changes to Municipal building renovations still not finalized

City officials got closer to finalizing plans to change recently completed renovations at Augusta Municipal Building during a tense Wednesday meeting.
By Susan McCord

Twiggs Circle project to include housing for seniors

The transformation from blight to renewal began Wednesday for another section of the Laney-Walker neighborhood.
By Meg Mirshak

1 charter school OK'd, another denied

Two local school choice groups returned from Atlanta on Wednesday with different outcomes for proposed charter schools.
By Steve Crawford and Tracey McManus

Virtual learning lab a bridge to hope, graduation

Until they were invited to participate in "Youniversity," a high school diploma was nothing more than an unreachable dream for Taylor Stewart and Mark Williams.
By Sean Gruber

Airport plan looks at runways, facilities

Although Augusta Regional Airport is projected to gain an estimated 141,000 departing passengers by 2033, an additional runway won?t be needed to meet the growth, according to consultants compiling a 20-year master plan for the airport.
By Meg Mirshak

Robbery suspect denied bond

Shawn Doby, 22, has pleaded not guilty in Richmond County Superior Court in connection with a robbery of a mother and daughter on Thomas Lane, and the attempted robbery of a Thomas Lane resident the following night.
By Sandy Hodson

Authorities to target impaired drivers during holiday

Authorities in Georgia and South Carolina are teaming up this weekend to target impaired drivers.
By Wesley Brown

Outspoken schools supporter to concentrate on health

In a tearful address in front of the Board of Education building, Braswell, 50, said she was withdrawing from the November election to focus on health and family.
By Tracey McManus

Commissioners stick with longtime adviser

The Augusta Commission ended just under three months of gridlock over a plan to issue some $160 million of refunding water and sewer bonds.
By Susan McCord

Rants & Raves

Huge rave for Marvin @ babies r us. He was an immense help to my daughter and spent at least 30 minutes helping to resolve a problem she had in a return. Huge, huge rave for Marvin..

Kirby: Donate a few steps to charity

One of the early signs of Parkinson’s Disease is that your handwriting gets smaller. I learned that at the CSRA Parkinson Support Group’s breakfast.

Moore: I dispute form, function with wife

My wife and I have a running disagreement that I suppose you would call form vs. function. She likes things in the house to look good; I like them to serve a purpose.

Tearing down the Brislan Building

Thompson Building Wrecking Co. works Wednesday on demolishing the Brislan Building on Broad Street.
By Jon-Michael Sullivan

Where you live

U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., speaks at the Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce's monthly breakfast meeting. Wilson is making his annual bus tour of the second district.
By Michael Holahan

Isakson chides candidate Nunn

ATLANTA -- Sen. Johnny Isakson needled Michelle Nunn a little Tuesday about her hints that she might not support Sen. Harry Reid for majority leader.
By Walter C. Jones

Workers comp for staff kickball injury?

COLUMBIA - Have you ever been hurt in a company softball or kickball game? The South Carolina Supreme Court says you may be entitled to workers' compensation.
By Sarita Chourey

Teacher group backs Carter for governor

ATLANTA - One of the largest teachers' groups in Georgia has announced its support for Democrat Jason Carter, as he challenges Republican Gov. Nathan Deal in the fall.
By Christina A. Cassidy

Across the region

COLUMBIA - An ethics panel says state laws did not require Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin to have disclosed an all-expenses paid trip from a Florida developer.
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