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Thu. Jul. 24 5:34 pm

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Big elections are busy, but with only two local runoff contests on the ballot, Tuesday’s pace was much slower, leaving plenty of time for poll workers to catch up on one another’s families.

Rose rosette virus has been described since the 1940s but it wasn't until 2011 that the causal agent was confirmed to be a virus spread by the 'rose leaf curl' eriophyid mite.

The officers of the Richmond County School Safety and Security Department returned to the classroom Tuesday, only this time, as students.

August is getting close, but we still need postcards from three states to get all 50. That would be Nebraska, Delaware and New Jersey.

A RAVE TO the sanitation department for the smaller household cans.

Two Augusta teens have been connected to the theft of 1990s Honda Accords.

The Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau and Augusta Sports Council expect the city will draw nearly $1.8 million in visitor spending next month.

The historic Patridge Inn on Walton Way is one step closer to new ownership after a $4.25 million online bid was approved by the sellers.

Aiken County police are seeking a woman who shot a man during an armed robbery on Amos Court late Wednesday.

A man is dead after an early-morning wreck Thursday on Peach Orchard Road.

Animal Services Director Sharon Broady is proposing the city hire a full-time animal adoption coordinator who would work to place dogs and cats in homes to drive down the shelter's 70 percent kill rate.

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