Wildcats run past Rebels

Levin Lackey scored three touchdowns Friday night as Laney rushed for more 300 yards in a 49-7 win over Hephzibah.

Greyhounds pounce on Knights' mistakes

Jones County entered on a two-game losing streak. Trailing 10-7, the Greyhounds scored 24 unanswered second-quarter points, breaking the game open en route to a 51-24 win.

Looking back on LBJ visit 50 years ago

Fifty years ago this week, President Lyndon Johnson came to Augusta for a campaign speech and was jeered by the crowd.

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Patriots shut out Spartans in coach's return

Joshua Reynolds ran for a touchdown, caught a touchdown pass and returned an interception for a score as Westside blanked Glenn Hills 48-0 in coach Scott Tate's return to the sideline.

Richmond Academy blanks Cross Creek

Britto Tutt returned a kick for a touchdown and an interception for another score as Richmond Academy routed Cross Creek.

Wildcats dominate Tigers in region clash

WASHINGTON, Ga. - Rabun County piled up 409 total yards and locked down Washington-Wilkes to end Tigers' hopes of repeating as Region 8-AA champs.

Turnout expected to increase with weekend voting

Friday was the busiest day so far for early voting in the Nov. 4 general election but Augusta-Richmond County’s elections director expects things to pick up with seven straight days of voting ...

Friday shooting injures 1

One person was injured in a shooting on Parwood Road Friday, deputies say.

Panthers beat Rebels for region title

Batesburg-Leesville survived a comeback and late-minute field goal attempt by Strom Thurmond to win 18-15 on Friday night, giving the Panthers the Region 2-AA championship.

New Green Dot scam reported

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is warning locals of a scam involving someone posing as a lieutenant and demanding money, according to a statement from the department.

Georgia, South Carolina officials meet to discuss I-20 bridge

Plans call for widening the bridge to three traffic lanes in each direction as well as adding a little elbow room to each of the lanes. There were 26 crashes with 23 injuries and a single fatality ...

Aiken County sample ballot

The general election is Nov. 4.

McDuffie County sample ballot

The general election is Nov. 4.

Sheriff's office seeks GBI assistance in steroid claims

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has been called to assist deputies in investigating claims of steroid abuse among members of the Richmond County Sheriff's Office, the department announced Friday.

Power outage in Augusta neighborhood

A outage in the Hillcreek subdivision has left 186 customers without power, according to Georgia Power's Web site.

Speakers say 'no room' for bullying in school system

The rally at Richmond County Technical Career Magnet School was attended by students from several Richmond County schools, board of education members and parents.

Heart deaths decline but at different rates

In the Augusta area, Columbia County showing the second-largest decline while Burke County was among the least improved, according to data from the CDC-affiliated study, which focused on Southern ...

New charges for sex offender

A man convicted of sex charges in Columbia County, who then went to prison for child molestation in south Georgia is back behind bars.

Clerk's punch foils thief

Police are seeking a man who attempted to steal cash from a gas station cash register early Thursday but was punched in the face by a clerk instead.

Identity of Augusta thief sought

Police are asking for assistance in their search for a man who stole items from a Kissingbower Road store on Wednesday.
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