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3 weeks ago

Augusta Regional Airport has Record Breaking Year

Augusta Regional Airport has Record Breaking Year Officials at Augusta Regional Airport say 2015 was the best year in the airport’s history with more than 552.000 passengers there.  That broke AGS’s past highest record in 2012 by 821 people.  Overall, airport traffic has increased 3.5% since 2014 and 100% since 2006. AGS’s Interim Executive Director […]

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Effort To Curb Overuse of Antibiotics Amid Cold, Flu Seasons

Effort To Curb Overuse of Antibiotics Amid Cold, Flu Seasons The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American College of Physicians are telling doctors to avoid using antibiotics when treating even severe cold. They’ve now issued new guidelines, which have been published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Experts say don’t prescribe antibiotics […]

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3 weeks ago

Augusta Senator to Host News Conference on Marijuana Legislation

Augusta Senator to Host News Conference on Marijuana Legislation Senator Harold Jones of Augusta is hosting a news conference in Atlanta on Wednesday to discuss his recently introduced Senate Bill that seeks to eliminate the charge of felony marijuana possession in Georgia law. Under Jones’ bill, possession would be a misdemeanor, making the maximum punishment […]

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Southern District of Georgia Collects over $18.4 Million in Forfeiture Cases in 2015

Southern District of Georgia Collects over $18.4 Million in Forfeiture Cases in 2015 U.S. Attorney Ed Tarver announced today the Southern District of Georgia collected over $18.4 million in civil, criminal and asset forfeiture actions last year.  That was the second largest collection year in the District’s history.  The amounts collected are enough to pay […]

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3 weeks ago

Music Legends Alabama and Charlie Daniels Band Coming to Augusta

Country music legends Alabama and special guest Charlie Daniels Band will perform at the James Brown Arena Friday, June 3. Tickets go on sale this Friday, January 22, at 10 a.m. at the arena box office; by phone 877-428-4849; or online www.georgialinatix.com Alabama has had 43 #1 singles, including 21 #1 singles in a row.  […]

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4 weeks ago

Man Sentenced in Paine College Shooting

Man Sentenced in Paine College Shooting A former Paine College student accused of shooting another student in the head in 2014 has been sentenced to 35 years in prison. A Richmond County Superior Court jury convicted 21 year old Xavier Cooper Wednesday on charges of aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of […]

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4 weeks ago

“Revenant” Tops Academy Award Nominations

“Revenant” Tops Academy Award Nominations After winning at the Golden Globes, “The Revenant” is in position for a strong showing at the Academy Awards next month.  It has 12 nominations, including nods for best picture and a best actor nomination for Leonardo DiCaprio. Jennifer Lawrence, at the age of 25, becomes the youngest four-time nominee, […]

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4 weeks ago

Three Powerball Winners Split $1.6 Billion Jackpot

  Three Powerball Winners Split $1.6 Billion Jackpot There were 3 big winners in Wednesday night’s record $1.6 billion Powerball drawing. The winning tickets were in Tennessee, Florida and California. The winning numbers are 4-8-19-27-34.  The Powerball number is 10. Although we didn’t have any big winners in Georgia and South Carolina, there are still […]

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