Summer camp fun begins for children

One organization, The Family Y, will hold camps in Augusta, Aiken, North Augusta, Thomson and Jefferson County.
By Lisa Kaylor

Hundreds attend tributes to troops

Military sacrifice and service were recalled across Augusta on Monday as services marked Memorial Day.
By Bill Kirby

Financial adviser on agenda

Going for discussion by an Au­gusta Commission committee Tuesday is a staff recommendation that the commission hire Davenport & Co. as financial adviser for debt issuance and economic development project evaluation.
By Susan McCord

Louisville marker tells chapter from Civil War

LOUISVILLE, Ga. - A long-awaited marker has been erected just off Georgia Highway 24 outside Louisville where nearly 28,000 soldiers crossed the Ogeechee River about 152 years ago.
By Parish Howard

Explaining nuclear field part of work for employee

For many folks, the face and voice of Plant Vogtle Units 3 and 4 is Joel Leopard, a cheerful, outgoing man with a quick smile and a ready answer to almost any question, no matter how obscure.
By Walter C. Jones

Former Augusta fire marshal to serve prison term for extortion

Jason Beard is to report to a federal prison on June 30 to begin the sentence imposed for six counts of extortion and one count of attempted extortion.
By Sandy Hodson

Departing leader will stay involved

After a full Army career and 15 years as community cheerleader, Thom Tuckey is finally ready to retire - sort of. "I'll still be directly engaged," the first executive director of the CSRA Alliance for Fort Gordon said.
By Walter C. Jones
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Former Augusta fire marshal to serve prison term for extortion
Jason Beard is to report to a federal prison on June 30 to begin the sentence imposed for six counts of extortion and one count of attempted extortion.
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