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The Fort Gordon Post Exchange is hiring more than 100 new associates to support a $22 million expansion at its facility, which includes nearly doubling the retail space and adding three businesses to its food court - Arby's, Starbucks and Subway.

Augusta has received its first distribution of federal reimbursement funding for cleanup from a winter ice storm.

Regal Entertainment Group said Tuesday the company is evaluating complaints its Augusta theater showed scenes from the film "Sex Tape" instead of a children's movie.

An Augusta woman told police a burglary and armed robbery suspect damaged her ceiling while he was hiding from police in her attic.

The McCormick County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate the reported attack on a bicyclist over the weekend, but has yet to find much evidence, a spokesman said Tuesday.

COLUMBIA- A Richland County sheriff's deputy has been charged with running a red light and causing a wreck in Columbia that injured a woman.

LAGRANGE, Ga. -- An 88-year-old Troup County woman has told police there that she was struck in the head with a cast iron skillet while she was lying in bed.

SAVANNAH, Ga. - The Georgia Ports Authority has reached a milestone by breaking the 3 million container mark.

Seven commissioners nixed a proposed tax increase Monday that would cost a typical homeowner $70 a year, leaving the countywide millage unset with just a few days to meet state deadlines.

A proposal to boost the salaries of Augusta firefighters will have its day in front of the full commission next week after the public safety committee voted Monday to pass the item on consent.

The Richmond County Board of Education passed a tentative millage for the 2015 fiscal year Monday, a move that could save Richmond County property owners a few cents but would keep tax rates mostly the same.

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