Exchange Club enriches lives of kids

Members of the Richmond County Exchange Club are looking for more people to join their ranks.

Sheriff's office plays Santa in toy giveaway

The sound of police sirens was welcome in four Augusta neighborhoods Monday as Rich­mond County deputies and the sheriff came bearing gifts to more than 1,000 children.

'Nutcracker' fans have four chances at ballet

The tale of a young girl entranced by a nutcracker and her magical journey into the Land of the Sweets has been a Christmas tradition for many, and in the Augusta area, there are four different incarnations of this holiday ballet.

James Hutto Jr.

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest Thursday, December 11, 2014, Mr. James Walter Hutto, Jr., 55, loving husband of 25 years to Ashlyn M. Hutto. James had lived in Augusta since 1986. He worked at American Concrete as the Vice President of Sales and

Unswerving ideals

Cathy's greatest contribution might be to future generations as a role model.

Cowboy Mouth headlines annual Border Bash

Fred LeBlanc and members of Cowboy Mouth bring a party with them wherever they go."We are from New Orleans, where people tend to celebrate being alive," said LeBlanc, the drummer and lead singer for the band, which will perform at this weekend's Border Bash at the Augusta Common.Border Bash begins at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, and will feature the University of Georgia and University of South Carolina cheerleaders, along with USC mascot Cocky and UGA mascot Hairy Dawg.

Boule members help black youths

Although one helps high school seniors pursue a college degree and the other mentors middle school pupils, both projects share the common goal of making a positive difference in Augusta.

Richmond Neighbors

Augusta State senior George Johnson was selected as a Division II All-American by the National Association of Basketball Coaches.

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Economic slump affects Santa Claus, too

...never promise anything. You don't know the situation," said Rick Pinnell, who has played Santa for the Boys and Girls Club of Augusta for more than 15 years.Children seem to be taking cues from their parents' financial straits as many are...

Around the block

Richmond on Greene will hold a dinner, dance and diamond dig from 6-10 p.m. Thursday.