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West Augusta residents meet with Mayor Hardie Davis, staff and interim Commissioner Harris for 'office hours' at Jason's deli

A handful of west Augusta residents dropped by Mayor Hardie Davis' Thursday "office hours" event held at a new Washington Road deli.

Westside High tuberculosis case investigated

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.

Census: Augusta young adults struggling to find jobs

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.

Augusta playground dedicated in honor of WWII veteran

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.

Richmond County school board discusses health screenings for student athletes

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.

Suspect held, student critical in Paine shooting

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.

A.R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet High School Class of 2014

The following students graduated from A.R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet High School.

Tuberculosis tests planned at Hephzibah High

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 graduation rate up; Columbia County slips

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.