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Wellstar MCG hospital groundbreaking set for April 1

By Staff Report · 30 Mar 2024 · 0

Officials will break ground Monday on Columbia County’s first hospital.

In pictures: Good Friday Stations of the Cross at St. Joseph Catholic Church

By Mike Adams · 29 Mar 2024 · 0

Photos from the Good Friday Via Crucis at St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Thirty-six artists to participate in 5th Street Mural Festival April 20-27

By Staff Report · 29 Mar 2024 · 0

Thirty-six artists will paint murals in downtown Augusta beginning April 20.

Woman’s words of encouragement find way into Lysa TerKeurst devotional

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 29 Mar 2024 · 0

Holly Murray’s piece about spending five minutes with God has been published in a devotional book through Thomas Nelson.

Review: Get ‘On Your Feet!’ to see Gloria Estefan musical

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 28 Mar 2024 · 1

“On Your Feet!” is a high-energy musical highlighting the careers of Gloria and Emilio Estefan.

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Aiken Technical College to receive $1 million

By Staff Report · 27 Mar 2024 · 0

Federal funding of $1 million will provide for new equipment for the school of nursing at Aiken Technical College.

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Cancer center researcher receives $2.8 million grant

By Staff Report · 27 Mar 2024 · 0

Chadli Ahmed, an associate professor at the Medical College of Georgia, has been studying the biology of cancer for more than two decades and is hopeful for the development of novel drugs to treat triple-negative breast cancer.

In pictures: Jags beat Pacers March 26

By Mike Adams · 27 Mar 2024 · 0

Scenes from the Augusta University-University of South Carolina Aiken game at SRP Park.

Teens learn job skills through barber program

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 26 Mar 2024 · 0

A barber program gives Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Augusta members the opportunity to learn more about a career.

Filmed in Augusta, ‘Mister Sleep’ set for April 2 release

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 25 Mar 2024 · 0

Cast and crew of “Mister Sleep” gathered at Regal Augusta March 25 for a screening.

Artists selected to paint murals at Stuckey’s in Wrens

By Staff Report · 25 Mar 2024 · 0

Atlanta and Athens-based artists will paint two murals on the Stuckey’s plant in Wrens.

Monthly event provides showers, food, information

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 25 Mar 2024 · 0

A monthly event provides food, haircuts and showers to those in need.