Sego Middle School celebrates 50th anniversary

...community. He has worked very hard to better the education system in this area. He means a great deal to south Augusta," Smith said. "We want to make sure he's not forgotten if the doors close at this school in a few years."The celebration...

Cold weather is coming back

...said the forecast calls for a high of 48 and a low of 29."That is much lower than what we have been seeing in Augusta," Smith said.Normal temperatures for this time of year are around 58 degrees for a high and 33 for a low.Chilly weather...

Commissioner Donnie Smith gives part of salary to charity

...children. Certainly a child would want to be close to their mother or father" while obtaining medical treatment in Augusta, Smith said.? Harmony Baptist Church, which runs a downtown after-school outreach program for at-risk youth. "It's...

Exception would let commissioners do business with Augusta

...Smith Brothers Mechanical, was asked by a sheriff's employee to bid on plumbing work at a new substation in south Augusta. Smith, who was off work having open heart surgery, said his employee responded with a bid as his firm has done many times...

Bill Cosby entertains faculty, fans at Paine College

...Roundtree and other elected officials.In the bleachers on the left side of the stage sat Ida Jones and Ezell Smith, of Augusta. Smith said they have been fans of Cosby since they were children."We were very excited," he said with a big smile...

School crossing guard to be honored Saturday for fighting wage, benefits cuts

...and summer unemployment benefits.Nominated for the Divas of Destiny CSRA honor by state Rep. Gloria Frazier, D-Augusta, Smith butted heads with state officials when she questioned a decision to eliminate summer unemployment benefits for the...

Robbery death suspects arrested

...Hephzibah. Hours later, around 6 p.m., deputies arrested Billy Smith, 28, at Belmont Avenue and Easy Street in Augusta.Smith, of the 1100 block of Piney Grove Road, and Price are each charged with murder, armed robbery, kidnapping and...

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Corey Smith sentenced to life in prison in slaying

...away from her home on Wrightsboro Road and hid her body in an overgrown lot at the dead end of Hall Street in south Augusta.Smith, 30, maintained his innocence when he took the stand Thursday and his attorney, Penelope Donkar, argued that the...

By school board's logic, pay cut will make Bedden better

...member of the Boy King's court. The two of them could probably get Forbes magazine to set up a local office in Augusta.Smith is a nice, talkative fellow. Zell Miller appointed him to the State Construction Board in 1993, and he is chairman...

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Across the area

...before leaving in the victim's 1984 Pontiac Bonneville, the report states. The vehicle was later recovered in Augusta. Smith remains at the Aiken County Detention Center. Family psychologist to speak at church Family psychologist John Rosemond...

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