Raccoon tests positive for rabies in Columbia County

The Georgia Department of Public Health and the Columbia County Health Department is alerting the community of rabid animals in the area. On Sunday,...

Another homicide in Augusta

A 22 year-old was shot and killed Thursday morning in Richmond County.

County issues reminders on outdoor watering restrictions

In 2010, Georgia passed the Water Stewardship Act to prevent people from using water on their lawns from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Murder indictments returned in Augusta homicide cases

Three Augusta residents have been indicted in connection with homicides that occurred this past spring.

Protest against Evans drag show is a no-show

A drag performance at Evans restaurant Stay Social and Tap has sparked some controversy in Columbia County, but no one showed up for an anticipated protest.

Money committed to expand nursing education at Aiken Technical College

SRS settlement money to help Aiken Tech expand its nursing studies program.

In The Kitchen With Vera: Carnival

Enjoy fair foods in this week's The Very Vera Show.

LEGO sets build history at museum

Thousands of LEGO bricks have been turned into Augusta landmarks at the Augusta Museum of History.

Augusta Lions Club celebrates its centennial in July

The Augusta Lions Club will celebrate its centennial in July.

Rick McKee Comic Strip June 30, 2022

Written by Rick McKee June 30, 2022

Fireflies sweep GreenJackets in doubleheader 

After a Tuesday night rain-out, the Augusta GreenJackets and Columbia Fireflies met up for a double-header on Wednesday night that did not go Augusta's way as they were swept by their I-20 rivals. 

Moving ahead with plans to renovate the Bell Auditorium

Renovations to the Bell Auditorium may move ahead.

Music propels Augusta native

Augusta native Jamal Moore has performed on stage with Kanye West, Beyonce and Kirk Franklin.

Coffee shop proposed for south Augusta; restaurant, retail could head to...

National coffee shop chain 7 Brew is looking to open a location in south Augusta.

Pineapple Ink Tavern set to reopen with Havana-inspired theme

Pineapple Ink Tavern will reopen July 6 with a Havana theme.

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#BreakingNews: The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office needs the public’s help in identifying the pictured individual. He is wanted for questioning in reference to a Burglary that occurred at Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming, 2701 Washington Road, Suite 22 on 06/28/2022.  Anyone with information regarding this subject, please contact Deputy Thomas Langford at (706)821-1038 or any on duty investigator with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at (706)821-1020 or (706)821-1080.

#BreakingNews: The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office needs the public’s help in identifying the pictured individual. He is wanted for questioning in reference to a Burglary that occurred at Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming, 2701 Washington Road, Suite 22 on 06/28/2022. Anyone with information regarding this subject, please contact Deputy Thomas Langford at (706)821-1038 or any on duty investigator with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at (706)821-1020 or (706)821-1080. ... See MoreSee Less

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#BreakingNews: James McPherson is wanted for an Armed Robbery that occurred on Monday 06/27/2022 on Keron Way. James McPherson should be considered Armed and Dangerous. James McPherson may be traveling in a silver sedan, and he may be carrying an unknown type of handgun. James McPherson has warrants on file with this agency at this time. Anyone that comes in contact with McPherson or has any information as to his whereabouts is asked to contact any on call Investigator at the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at 706-821-1080 or 706-821-1020. ... See MoreSee Less

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#BreakingNews: Travis Grubbs is wanted for questioning in reference to an Armed Robbery that occurred on Monday 06/27/2022 on Keron Way. Anyone that comes in contact with Grubbs or has any information as to his whereabouts is asked to contact any on call investigator at the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at 706-821-1080 or 706-821-1020. ... See MoreSee Less

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