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1 week ago

MEMORIAL SERVICE TONIGHT FOR JOSEY BASKETBALL PLAYER

MEMORIAL SERVICE TONIGHT FOR JOSEY BASKETBALL PLAYER A prayer vigil was held last night at Josey High School in remembrance of basketball standout Recardell Sheppard. The 17 year old student complained of chest pains during a pickup basketball game at the school Monday.  Authorities say he was unconscious minutes later. Sheppard was rushed to Georgia […]

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1 week ago

MACY’S OPENING EVEN EARLIER THIS THANKSGIVING DAY

  MACY’S OPENING EVEN EARLIER THIS THANKSGIVING DAY Macy’s is opening its stores at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, two hours earlier than last year, to lure holiday shoppers. The Cincinnati-based department store chain opened on Thanksgiving for the first time last year.  In 2012, it opened at midnight after the holiday. More retailers have […]

Mary Liz Nolan

1 week ago

INTERIM PRESIDENT OUT AT PAINE COLLEGE

INTERIM PRESIDENT OUT AT PAINE COLLEGE On the heels of the school’s president resigning last month comes word the school’s interim president is now gone. Dr. Samuel Sullivan, who was appointed interim president when Dr. George Bradley stepped down in September, is no longer at the school.  Paine College officials aren’t commenting yet. Today’s development […]

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1 week ago

ACCIDENT CAUSES POWER OUTAGES

ACCIDENT CAUSES POWER OUTAGES About 1,500 power outages were reported this morning when a car hit a power pole on Bergen Road in North Augusta. The crash was reported around 4:45 a.m. A portion of Bergen Road was shut down for a few hours.  One person was taken to the hospital to be checked.  SCE&G […]

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1 week ago

FORMER PAINE COLLEGE ADMINISTRATOR SUING THE SCHOOL

FORMER PAINE COLLEGE ADMINISTRATOR SUING THE SCHOOL A recently fired Paine College administrator is now suing the college. Brandon Brown is suing for breach of contract and is asking for $440,000.  That’s the value of the four-year contract he just signed in July. Brown was arrested in June for driving under the influence and failure […]

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2 weeks ago

LADY A TO BE INDUCTED IN MUSIC HALL OF FAME

LADY A TO BE INDUCTED IN MUSIC HALL OF FAME Augusta’s own Lady Antebellum will be inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame during a ceremony Saturday, October 11, in Atlanta. Two of the group’s three members, Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood, are from Augusta. Meanwhile, Lady A will perform here October 27 as […]

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2 weeks ago

EARLY VOTING BEGINS NEXT WEEK

  EARLY VOTING BEGINS NEXT WEEK A reminder that early voting for the November general election begins Monday, October 13 in Georgia. It will run through Friday, October 31. Saturday voting will be available across the state October 25.  For the first time, Sunday voting will be available at the Municipal Building in Richmond County […]

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2 weeks ago

TASK FORCE NETS 50 ARRESTS

TASK FORCE NETS 50 ARRESTS A two-day task force in Richmond County involving the Sheriff’s Office, Marshall’s Office and the Georgia Department of Corrections netted 50 arrests this week. Sgt. Monica Belser says Operation Community Impact focused on enhancing security in designated areas, including areas known to have gang activity. In addition to the arrests, […]

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