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The Race for Marshal Heats Up

The Race for Marshal Heats Up

As the candidates running for marshal of Richmond County walk door to door speaking to hundreds of Augusta residents prior to the May 24 election, both Marshal Steve Smith and his challenger, Lt. Ramone Lamkin of the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, say they are constantly surprised by the number of people who don’t understand the […]

Fireworks at Thunder Over Evans will honor Vietnam veterans

Fireworks at Thunder Over Evans will honor Vietnam veterans

The Vietnam War was one of the longest wars in American history, resulting in almost 60,000 American soldiers tragically losing their lives overseas. As part of this year’s Thunder Over Evans celebration on Armed Forces Day, Thomson, Ga. pyrotechnician Craig Butler says he plans to honor the Vietnam era and its brave soldiers during this […]

Drink Up!

Drink Up!

Tickets are going fast for the inaugural Augusta Craft Beer Festival, a joint effort between the Augusta Sports League and the Augusta GreenJackets. “We’re selling about 50 tickets a day,” said Keith Edmondson, director of the Augusta Sports League and one of the festival’s organizers. “We are expecting somewhere between 750 and 1,000 people on […]