Staff Photos of the Week: Feb. 17-23

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Jerry Chesser poses for a picture during the reenactment of the Battle of Aiken, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, in Aiken, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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The Army of the French Broad Fife and Drums performs before the start of the reenactment of the Battle of Aiken, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, in Aiken, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz speaks during a loan guarantee signing ceremony at Plant Votgle on Thursday , February 21, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. Construction of a cooling tower is seen behind Moniz. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Glenn Hills players dance in celebration as Glenn Hills High School defeated Liberty County 46-44 to win the Region 3-AAAA boys title at Butler High School on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Robert Attaway (seated) laughs with Charlie Beale (center), Pat Ford (far right) and son Tommy Attaway (foreground, right) as they mingle during an American Legion Baseball league reunion dinner at post 63 off Milledge Roadl on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. Robert Attaway said he was an umpire with the league for about 25 years. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Johnathan Fisher, who retired in 1996 after serving for 30 years, listens with 17 other men and women -- the majority veterans -- during a roundtable discussion with U.S. Senate candidate Michelle Nunn at the Ryan's restaurant on Peach Orchard Road on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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North Augusta Public Safety Officer Michael Ford in North Augusta Monday morning February 17, 2014. Michael Holahan Staff
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Glenn Hills head coach Travis McRae hugs Aaron Williamson as Glenn Hills High School defeated Liberty County 46-44 to win the Region 3-AAAA boys title at Butler High School on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Spc. Joshua Cleveland, right, hugs his brother, Chris Cleveland, after he pinned the Purple Heart to Joshua's chest during a ceremony at the Eisenhower Army Medical Center at Fort Gordon Thursday morning February 20, 2014. Michael Holahan Staff
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Team Rubicon volunteers clear fallen brances from the roof of a west Augusta home Tuesday morning February 18, 2014. Michael Holahan Staff
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Tara Rogan, left, and Paula Jacks watch during the reenactment of the Battle of Aiken, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, in Aiken, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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(From left-right) Tanvi Patel, Paula Jacks, Tara Rogan and Victoria Jacks wait for the start of the reenactment of the Battle of Aiken, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, in Aiken, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Paine College's Ashley Watts, photographed at the HEAL Complex, is averaging 26.5 points per game through games of Feb. 16, leading Division II in scoring. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Lisa Gilliam staffs the lotter counter at Bodie's Shell Station in downtown Augusta Tuesday afternoon February 18, 2014. Michael Holahan Staff
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Butler's #25 Don Coleman is fouled by Liberty's #35 Freddie McSwain as he puts up a shot during Butler's regional semifinal high school basketball game against Liberty County, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Augusta, Georgia. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Smoke from canon fire envelopes Confederate soldiers during the reenactment of the Battle of Aiken, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, in Aiken, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Members of the Confederate calvary prepare to fire on Union soldiers during the reenactment of the Battle of Aiken, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, in Aiken, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Communication officer Beverley Colson takes a call at the Richmond County Emergency 911 & E.M.A. Facility in Augusta, Ga., on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Robert Moon (right) and Chris Page (left), with Unlimited Residential, pull cut tree limbs from a large debris pile gathered from Ice Storm Pax damage off Boy Scout Road and toss the remains onto the heap of limbs at the tree removal debris site in Eisenhower Park off Eisenhower Drive on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Momo Laframboise rides Dejavu over an obstacle during the cross country portion of the Pine Top Farm Advanced Horse Trials in Thomson Friday afternoon February 21, 2014. In addition to cross country, the trials also include dressage and show jumping. The event continues both Saturday and Sunday. The event is free for spectators. For more information visit pinetopfarm.com. Michael Holahan Staff
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Members of the Richmond County School board are seen in the front row of the audience as Education Consultant Bill Montgomery talks through a powerpoint presentation during a town hall meeting to discuss the proposals to merge National Hills Elementary School with Garrett Elementary School in the cafeteria of Garrett Elementary School on Thursday , February 20, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Pam Wilkins stands and speaks at a microphone as a concerned member of the community during a town hall meeting to discuss the proposals to merge National Hills Elementary School with Garrett Elementary School in the cafeteria of Garrett Elementary School on Thursday , February 20, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Members of the Augusta Players' rehearse for their production of Spamalot at the Imperial Theatre, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Augusta, Georgia. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Dotty McGaha, owner of Goody Two Shoes, stands in her water soaked shoe store in Augusta Wednesday morning February 19, 2014. Michael Holahan Staff

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