Staff Photos of the Week: Dec. 30-Jan. 5

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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) Capt. Bill Reeves, second from left, shows the property room during a tour to road patrol officers of the new processing building at the Charles B. Webster Detention Center on Phinizy Road on Thursday, January 2, 2014. The new center plans to begin processing inmates at the location at 6 a.m. on Tuesday, January 7. Until now, inmates have been processed at the old Richmond County jail at 401 Walton Way and then bused in to the Phinizy Road jail twice a day. With the completion of the inmate processing center on Phinizy Road, the sheriff's office can finally move all jail operations to the same property
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A firefighter sprays water down onto a burning building on the corner of 12th and Broad Streets in downtown Augusta Friday morning January 3, 2014. Michael Holahan Staff
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Firefighters battle a blaze in a building on the corner of 12th and Broad Streets in downtown Augusta Friday morning January 3, 2014. Michael Holahan Staff
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Georgia Regents guard Marissa Mandeldove (center) attempts to drive to the basket and is fouled by defenders Kamille Horne (left) and Ashley McCray (right) in the first half of Georgia Regents University's game against UNC Pembroke at Christenberry Fieldhouse on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Francis Marion head coach Gary Edwards reacts during the first half as Georgia Regents University defeated Francis Marion University 60-47 at Christenberry Fieldhouse on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Karen Burough sits for a portrait with images of her and her late husband Henry Burough on December 31, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. Henry Burough died in May after eight years of various health issues allegedly ignored by the VA Medical Center. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Seagulls fly past the Thurmond Dam Wednesday morning January 1, 2014. Michael Holahan Staff
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Alan Boyd, left, and his son, Dustin Boyd, show off their haul of striped bass caught near Thurmond Dam Wednesday morning January 1, 2014. The biggest of the fish, a 17 pounder, is held by Dustin at left. Michael Holahan Staff
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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) Antonio Furtick, center, practices the form and technique of weightlifting during a new Crossfit class at the Wilson Family YMCA on Monday, December 30, 2013.
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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) City Administrator Fred Russell stands for a portrait atop the Municipal Building before leaving office on December 31, 2013. The Commission voted 7-0 earlier this month to remove Russell from his position.
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Volunteers reshingle a North Augusta home as part of a 2-day project for Project WARM (Weatherization and Repair Ministry), a program organized by Grace United Methodist Church. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Jennifer Waller (right) and other volunteers reshingle a North Augusta home as part of a 2-day project for Project WARM (Weatherization and Repair Ministry), a program organized by Grace United Methodist Church. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Wayne Damron, owner of Clein's Rare Coins, with some gold Krugerrands at his shop in Augusta Friday afternoon January 3, 2014. Michael Holahan Staff
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Sara (parent refused last name) carries her big box of fireworks at Wacky Wayne's Fireworks in North Augusta Monday afternoon December 30, 2013. Michael Holahan Staff
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Georgia Regents guard Becky Newhouse (left) steals the ball as her teammate Lonna Turner (center right, on floor) collides with Francis Marion's Alaysia Watts (center) in the first half of Francis Marion's 52-45 win over Georgia Regents at Christenberry Fieldhouse on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2013. Newhouse finished the game with 9 points, 9 rebounds and 5 steals. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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USC Aiken's Tiffany Addison and defender Britteny Tatum (top) fight for the loose ball during the first half of USC Aiken's game against Columbus State in Aiken, S.C., on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF

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