A man paddles a kayak at Lake Olmstead on a warm Sunday afternoon.
Grand Rapids, Mich., is dropping its code banning people from annoying others; maybe we should pick it up.
A neighborhood group will give three Augusta commissioners a Monday forum to present their views on important topics.
Four miles of trash strewn along the Gordon Highway median and eastbound shoulder make the area surrounding Fort Gordon's gates look "very shabby," motorists and residents say.
A group of Richmond County firefighters, working under the name Save our Seven, want to turn an old fire station into a museum.
Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen wants Augusta to trust the coroner's office again, and he says he's made the changes that give the office the accountability it never had before.
Here are candidates who have qualified to run for Augusta Commission.
Fourteen candidates set their sights on five Augusta Commission seats during last week’s qualifying for May 20 elections. Only District 8 Commissioner Wayne Guilfoyle escaped opposition.
A group of Atlanta entrepreneurs, economic development officials and others are at the annual technology and entertainment festival South by Southwest Interactive to market the region as a startup and mobile media hub.
MACON, Ga. - Three Georgia congressmen running for a promotion to the Senate found themselves on the defensive Saturday night, as their Republican rivals urged voters to hold all officials in Washington accountable for the nation's ills.
Police have arrested another man in Thursday's fatal shooting in a Kroger parking lot. Aquil Jazuez Ferrell, 18, has been charged with misdemeanor affray, according to Richmond County jail records.
COLUMBIA - South Carolina high school students who don't plan to go to college should be able to choose courses that are more practical than algebra II or English literature, the state's superintendent of schools says.
An Augusta whistle-blower is still seeking resolution with the Department of Veterans Affairs after seven years of legal wrangling, even as lawmakers attempt to grant the VA even greater powers.
COLUMBIA - Gov. Nikki Haley will not support an earlier proposal to keep food stamp recipients from buying junk food, instead backing an idea requiring people to show they are working or looking for a job to get the benefits.
God knows the city needs some divine intervention, but the meetings would never end.
Tom Fait of Augusta browses the displays as the Atlantic Chapter of the Brewery Collectibles Club of America hosts the Annual Anti-Freez Beer Can & Breweriana Show at the Partridge Inn.
On Saturday, Samaritan's Purse joined forces with the Augusta Emergency Management Division to send about 70 volunteers to more than 530 homes throughout Richmond, Columbia and Aiken counties.
Trust everybody, but cut the cards. - Finley Peter Dunne Why do the smart guys often get it wrong? They're particularly bad on TV where foolishness is on parade 24-7.
Augusta's next mayor will make a bit of history, as one of the three men and two women vying for the office of mayor will be the first black mayor in the history of the consolidated government.
Last week, the National Nuclear Security Administration began a process to place the multibillion-dollar, under-construction facility on standby in light of continuous federal funding drawbacks.