Stars come to Augusta for 'Get On Up' premiere

Three nights after James Brown’s biopic Get On Up premiered at Harlem’s Apollo Theatre, the bright-lights and red carpet shifted from New York to Augusta.
By Doug Stutsman

Fans, celebrities attend 'Get On Up' events

Long after the Red Carpet rolled up at Regal Cinemas, celebration of Thursday's Get On Up screening continued throughout Richmond County.
By Doug Stutsman

Mother of newborn left in car to face possible indictment

Richmond County Civil and Magistrate Court Presiding Judge H. Scott Allen ruled at the conclusion of a preliminary hearing for 20-year-old Alicia Manigault that her case would be bound over to a grand jury.
By Sandy Hodson

New tool evaluates student growth

In a new evaluation tool released Thursday, the effectiveness of Georgia schools is no longer measured just by how many students pass standardized tests but also by how much individual growth students show.
By Tracey McManus

Azziz says size helps GRU compete

Bigger is better, and that is why the consolidation that Georgia Regents University underwent is really part of a larger trend, President Ricardo Azziz said.
By Tom Corwin

No ruling on Project Jackson trial

A South Carolina judge won't rule this week on the fate of North Augusta's Project Jackson after the plaintiff failed to submit a written proposed order by Thursday.
By Meg Mirshak

School safety officers begin annual training sessions

The officers of the Richmond County School Safety and Security Department returned to the classroom Tuesday, only this time, as students.
By Travis Highfield

Grants help nuclear education

Nearly $4 million in federal grants have expanded education and training for nuclear science students at five local colleges to help meet workforce demands at nuclear sites in Georgia and South Carolina.
By Meg Mirshak

Rebranded charter school opens its doors

Many families crammed into the Augusta Graduation Achievement Center of Georgia computer lab during their open house on Thursday, with 70 students joining the program to gain a high school diploma at their own pace.
By Sean Gruber

Lengthy prison sentence result of flights from police

A man who fled a traffic stop and crashed his vehicle twice in a two-week period pleaded guilty to multiple charges Thursday.
By Sandy Hodson

Augusta native hired as voice of fire department

Fire safety educator and public information officer Dee Griffin, an Augusta native with a background in TV news, is the new voice of the Augusta Fire Department.
By Susan McCord

Rants & Raves

A RAVE TO the sanitation department for the smaller household cans.

Three postcards shy of every state

August is getting close, but we still need postcards from three states to get all 50. That would be Nebraska, Delaware and New Jersey.
By Bill Kirby

Glynn Moore: For me, chemo treatment far from horror show

When you are about to undergo chemotherapy, you will hear stories about side effects. The worst for me was about a man who lost his nose hair, so when his nose ran there was nothing to stem the tide.
By Glynn Moore

Gogick: Getting the big picture is all about perspective

The reader's point of view is usually summoned to encourage someone else to take a non-official view on a story. It is a call for a different perspective. And perspective is what our photojournalists brings to the table every day.
By John Gogick

Social Services requests 200 more workers for caseloads

COLUMBIA, S.C. - A deputy director at the Department of Social Services says the agency needs 200 more employees to reach goals for worker caseloads.
By Associated Press

Deal chides president over young migrants in the state

ATLANTA - Georgia's governor on Thursday chided the president in a letter for failing to communicate with the governor's office before sending unaccompanied young migrants to the state.

Notable area deaths of 2014

A review of some from our area who have passed away this year including Ralph Herndon (pictured here.)
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