Burglar takes gun from house

An Augusta gun owner reported a firearm was stolen from his home on Saturday, apparently by a burglar who climbed through an unlocked bedroom window.

The handgun is listed on a Richmond County Sheriff’s incident report as a black 9-mm Ruger LC9, valued at $400. Also stolen from the home in the 3400 block of Wayside Drive were a $400 PlayStation 3 and a 32-inch Vizio flat screen television valued at $300.

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Thu, 12/08/2016 - 18:10

House passes bill providing limited repair to New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam that allows fish migration

The U.S. House of Representatives appeared to dash the hopes of local landowners hoping to save and repair the New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam by passing a bill that provides for only limited repair that allows fish migration.

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