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Two-term Commissioner Alvin Mason touts his experience on the sometimes-fractured Augusta Commission as an asset, not a liability, that he'll bring into the mayor's office if elected May 20.

A Deans Bridge Road clothing store was fired on early Sunday, causing more than $2,000 in damage, police say.

Two Augusta men are accused of robbing a Thomson man at gunpoint early Thurs­day at a gas station.

A gastrointestinal expert at one of the specialty's top-ranked programs in the nation said it is "within the realm of possibility" that the Charlie Nor­wood Veterans Affairs Medical Cen­ter eliminated its backlog of more than 4,500 unresolved endoscopies in 2012.

Raves to the tree man of Harlem, Woodrow Rolling. He always cares about senior citizens. He is also very kind to animals. What a fine man he is.

Production of meth, a highly addictive drug made from household cold medicine, batteries, drain cleaner, brake fluid and other harmful chemicals, increased in recent years when the shake-and-bake or one-pot methods became popular.

Lincoln County authorities are seeking assistance in locating a missing 72-year-old woman last seen leaving her home April 13.

Two-term Commissioner Alvin Mason touts his experience on the sometimes-fractured Augusta Commission as an asset, not a liability, that he'll bring into the mayor's office if elected May 20.

Kayakers, some with bunny-ear-headbands, take to the Augusta Canal as the Easter afternoon turns sunny.

Fort Gordon holds Easter Sunrise Services in Alexander Hall followed by the Run for Jesus 5K at Barton Field.

According to Barrett Lane residents, a local homeowner left a pile of rubbish on the street after debris pickup had been deemed 100 percent complete.

My childhood meant going barefoot in summer and wearing rusty nails in my feet.

Seven Re­pub­lican candidates for Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat spend a couple hours Sat­ur­­day afternoon trying to put some daylight between their brands of conservative politics on issues ranging from gun rights to global warming.

COLUMBIA - Earlier this month the state Senate and House passed separate bills aimed at putting to an end to the confusing hodgepodge of local bans. However many believe it will fall short of its intention to deter distracted driving.

Police are seeking a suspect who robbed an Augusta gas station on Mike Padgett Highway on Saturday morning.

Everybody who's ever run for mayor in Augusta has promised to unite the city, and this year's candidates are no exception.

The sanctuary at St. James United Methodist Church on Greene Street is set up for Easter Sunday services.

About 1,000 people huddled in teams in a hanger at Au­gusta Regional Airport on Satur­day morning, waiting their turns to pull the FedEx plane idling on the tarmac.

I think it was fabulous to see Bubba Watson win instead of having to put up with reporters raving about Tiger.

For more than two centuries, this newspaper has been reporting advances in health and medicine. But some health news stories defy explanation.

A medical marijuana activist said dozens and maybe hundreds of people in the Augusta area are using marijuana or a derivative to treat ailments.

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