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Aquinas High School Lockdown

Aquinas High School Lockdown

Today at 1:48, Richmond County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 1900 block of Pennsylvania Avenue in reference to a Burglary. Upon arrival, it was discovered that an unknown B/M wearing camouflaged clothing and hat took an unknown number of weapons from the residence. The suspect fled on foot and is not in custody at this […]

UPDATE: River Levee Trail

UPDATE: River Levee Trail

Now that the River Levee Trail is officially open, it might be instructive to remember how we got here. Check out this April, 2013 feature on the trail and it’s fantastic bridges.   Bridging the Future Dramatic Canal bridges top list of new, exciting changes for Augusta’s most identifiable resource   April 18, 2013–The view […]

This Week’s Whine Line

This Week’s Whine Line

To the people who found microscopic organisms on Mars. where is Malaysian flight M370? Evolution is the opiate of the masses. Did you really make a commercial about a politician with a horrible record and say they would fit right in Washington DC? So what are you REALLY saying about the rest of Congress? Tsk […]

UPDATE on FATAL motorcycle accident @ Hooters

UPDATE on FATAL motorcycle accident @ Hooters

On Tuesday May 27th, 2014 The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office STAR TEAM (Serious Traffic Accident Response Unit) began investigating a fatal accident that occurred in the parking lot of 2834 Washington Road. The driver (Later identified as Michael Paul Acord, 52) of a 2013 Harley Davidson Motorcycle was traveling south in the parking lot at […]

BREAKING NEWS: Hap Harris New District 7 Commissioner

BREAKING NEWS: Hap Harris New District 7 Commissioner

Hap Harris was appointed to the District 7 seat with a unanimous 8-0 vote, with Commissioner Mary Davis absent. It was  initially 7-1, with Bill Fennoy voting no, but the commission re-voted to make it unanimous. There was no discussion about the appointment. More details to follow

Whole Foods Opens Tomorrow

Whole Foods Opens Tomorrow

Whole Foods Market grand opening Tuesday, September 23 Raffle, live music, and bread-breaking ceremony with Mayor Copenhaver   Whole Foods Market opens its 41,000 square-foot store this Tuesday, Sept. 23 at 9:00 a.m. Customers who arrive by 8:30 a.m. will receive a raffle free ticket for a chance to win one of 100 gift cards […]

GRU’s Innovation Summit Coming to Kroc Center Oct. 7

GRU’s Innovation Summit Coming to Kroc Center Oct. 7

The Kroc Center will be hosting GRU’s second annual Innovation Summit on Tuesday, October 7 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The following information comes from the Office of Innovation and Commercialization via GRU’s Media Relations. CEOs of leading high-tech companies to headline GRU Innovation Summit AUGUSTA, Ga. – Two innovators who lead top high-tech […]

UGA Tickets slashed 50%

UGA Tickets slashed 50%

Shirley B. Williamson University of Georgia Extension Columbia County Coordinator & 4-H Agent Ticket office makes more tickets available and you can save BIG! Regular price, $50.00, now only $25 Come help call the DAWGS this Saturday between the hedges! UGA Tickets slashed to 50% off regular price,  first come first serve at the UGA Extension Office […]

Paine College’s president resigns

Paine College’s president resigns

Paine College Board Chairperson Silas Norman Jr. announced in a press release today that Dr. George Bradley, president of the college, has resigned effective immediately. Bradley indicated a desire to “spend more time with his family” and stated that the college is “well positioned to achieve future success.” Earlier this year, Paine College was placed […]