Newsmakers

Unit commander

Andrew Jenkins Jr. , a senior at Cross Creek High School and son of retired Army Sgt. 1st Class Andrew Jenkins Sr. and Hazel Jenkins, has been appointed the Delta commanding officer in Cross Creek's Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps program.

In honor society

Leslie Buck Olig , of Augusta, has been inducted into the Golden Key International Honour Society at the University of South Carolina.

Re-elected to board

David E. Hudson , of Augusta, has been re-elected to a five-year term on the board of trustees at Mercer University, Macon, Ga.

Unit highly rated

The Hephzibah High School Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps unit received 97.2 percent on the annual inspection Dec. 4. The Hephzibah JROTC also maintained its Honor Unit With Distinction status.


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Augusta man gets life without parole in killing

Jonathan Lee Felton, 23, was convicted in Richmond County Superior Court of murder and weapon charges for the Oct. 25, 2010, shooting death of 22-year-old Eric "Easy" Wright.
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