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.

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Nan Smith

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest Saturday, May 17, 2014, Mrs. Nan Bowling Smith, 60, loving wife of Patrick G. Smith, Jr. Mrs. Smith was a native and lifelong resident of Augusta, GA. She was a graduate of the Academy of Richmond County and Medical

Frederick Kennedy

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. - Frederick Matthew Kennedy, 31, passed away in New York City on August 11, 2014. He was the son of Jaqueline Phenix Kennedy and the late F. Frederick Kennedy, Jr. He was predeceased by his paternal grandparents, Judge Frederick

Commissioner Donnie Smith gives part of salary to charity

...three pet cats Queenie, Bo and Bad Baby. "I'm just a bleeding heart when it comes to dogs and cats."? Boys and Girls Club of Augusta, which provides after-school programs for about 1,800 at-risk, impoverished youth ages 6-18. "The...

William Hatcher Sr.

MAU, Inc.AUGUSTA, Ga. - Bill was born in Birmingham, Alabama on August 26, 1925. He was the son of the late Willie Taylor Cash and James McCord Hatcher, and was predeceased by his first wife Marion Harris Hatcher, and siblings, Catherine Amelia

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.