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Pardon Our Mess: Shuttle pickup sign for June Florida Georgia Line concert

...University WHAT: A shuttle pickup sign for the Florida Georgia Line concert, which took place June 13, remains stapled to a telephone pole. WHO'S RESPONSIBLE: Undetermined. Although the concert took place at Lake Olmstead Stadium, Augusta GreenJackets...

Oscar Pistorius convicted of culpable homicide

...incident is inconsistent" with someone who had just committed murder, Judge Thokozile Masipa said, referring to Pistorius' telephone calls for help after he shot Reeva Steenkamp and his apparent distress as he cried and prayed over her body.The runner's...

Retired colonel from Evans fought for Medal of Honor recipient Bennie Adkins

...deserved. I congratulate Mr. Adkins on this honor and thank him for his bravery, sacrifice and service to our nation."In a telephone interview last week, Adkins said he thought he would never see the day when he would receive the Medal of Honor.For her...

Judge: Oscar Pistorius not guilty of murder but was negligent

...high-pitched voice after discovering he had fatally shot Steenkamp.Masipa cited what she called an "objective" timeline of telephone calls made after the shooting, some involving Pistorius, that the defense had compiled in an attempt to discredit witness...

4 in 10 US homes are cellphone only, skip landline

ATLANTA - More American households are ditching their old telephones: 4 out of 10 only use cellphones, a government survey shows.That's twice the rate from just five years ago, although the...

Cheech & Chong's humor still smokin' with audiences

...augustaentertainmentcomplex.com.Marin said no matter how the times change, live performance is a passion."We love playing," said Marin in a telephone interview. "There's still a demand for it, and there seems to be a big audience. We like to play, to travel and see...

Atlanta Hawks discipline GM Danny Ferry for racist comments

...scouting about different players," Ferry said in a statement released by the team."I repeated those comments during a telephone conversation reviewing the draft and free agency process. Those words do not reflect my views, or words that I would use...

Raps telephones in inmate cells

Re the proposed pay telephones in Harlem jail cells: And we wonder how inmates continue to deal drugs while incarcerated! Michael Crapps, Augusta

Opinion columns
Augusta residents surveyed want more power for mayor, consider garbage service good

...or voters.The city has approximately 150,000 residents over age 18; only 659 people completed the survey, either by telephone, on paper or online during the nearly two months it was available.Participation, despite attempts to publicize the survey...