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A handful of west Augusta residents dropped by Mayor Hardie Davis' Thursday "office hours" event held at a new Washington Road deli.
A Westside High School student has tuberculosis, public health and school officials confirmed Wednesday, and a TB testing session for students and staffers is scheduled Friday at the school.
A new report shows that young adults in the area today are better educated and on average, earn more money than 30 years ago, but are far more likely to be unemployed, unmarried and living with their parents.
With the help of an Augusta family whose father sought treatment 60 years ago, the Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center's Fisher House has opened a new play area.
During the Board of Education's committee meeting on Tuesday, representatives from University Hospital discussed establishing a program to offer free health screenings to Richmond County student athletes, arguing that establishing the program could save lives.
A 20-year-old man is in custody after a shooting at Paine College that left one student critically injured Monday, police said. The violence happened less than 24 hours after a separate shooting.
The following students graduated from A.R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet High School.
The Richmond County Health Department will begin testing students at Hephzibah High School for tuberculosis exposure next week after one student showed symptoms of the disease to a family physician.
Richmond County's high school graduation rate made gains in 2012 while Columbia County slipped a couple percentage points, still, however, hovering above the state average, according to data released by the Georgia Department of Education Tuesday.