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Signal School commandant promoted to brigadier general

By Special To Augusta Good News · 15 Jan 2024 · Comments Off on Signal School commandant promoted to brigadier general

The 42nd Chief of Signal and U.S. Army Signal School Commandant received his one-star rank in a ceremony Jan. 5.

Pastor reflects on seeing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Augusta two weeks before King’s death

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 13 Jan 2024 · Comments Off on Pastor reflects on seeing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Augusta two weeks before King’s death

The Rev. Rickey Dent, pastor of Keys Grove Baptist Church, spoke at the Congregation Children of Israel’s Shabbat Tzedek Jan. 12.

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Researchers use pioneering technology in studying bladder cancer

By Special To Augusta Good News · 10 Jan 2024 · Comments Off on Researchers use pioneering technology in studying bladder cancer

Augusta University’s Immunology Center of Georgia researchers are using pioneering technology to explore the role of elusive neutrophils in bladder cancer.

Golden Harvest partners with Fort Eisenhower Christmas House

By Staff Report · 19 Dec 2023 · Comments Off on Golden Harvest partners with Fort Eisenhower Christmas House

Golden Harvest Food Bank partners with Fort Eisenhower Christmas House to provide for soldiers’ families during the holiday season.

Ground broken for new homes at Fort Eisenhower

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 31 Oct 2023 · Comments Off on Ground broken for new homes at Fort Eisenhower

New townhomes will be constructed at Fort Eisenhower.

New BrandsMart U.S.A. store to hold grand opening Oct. 21

By Staff Report · 19 Oct 2023 · Comments Off on New BrandsMart U.S.A. store to hold grand opening Oct. 21

BrandsMart to celebrate grand opening of new store at Robert C. Daniel Jr. Parkway Oct. 21.

Fort Gordon to become Fort Eisenhower in historic ceremony Oct. 27

By Staff Report · 18 Oct 2023 · Comments Off on Fort Gordon to become Fort Eisenhower in historic ceremony Oct. 27

Two of President Dwight David Eisenhower’s granddaughters will be in attendance at the Oct. 27 ceremony re-designating Fort Gordon as Fort Eisenhower.

Club Car announces plans for new Appling facility

By Staff Report · 13 Oct 2023 · Comments Off on Club Car announces plans for new Appling facility

Club Car announced plans Friday, Oct. 13 to expand into a new 105,000 square foot facility in Appling.

TechNet Augusta brings together leaders from the military and the commercial sector

By Staff Report · 04 Aug 2023 · Comments Off on TechNet Augusta brings together leaders from the military and the commercial sector

An annual conference and expo brings together leaders from the military and the commercial sector.

Don ‘Ramblin’ Rhodes, longtime columnist and entertainment writer, has died

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 11 Jun 2023 · Comments Off on Don ‘Ramblin’ Rhodes, longtime columnist and entertainment writer, has died

Don Rhodes, long time columnist, died Friday, June 9.

Cotton Ball returns after three-year hiatus

By Staff Report · 24 Apr 2023 · Comments Off on Cotton Ball returns after three-year hiatus

Historic Augusta’s annual membership event will be April 27.

Signal Towers demolition to make way for new Fort Gordon campus

By Staff Report · 07 Apr 2023 · Comments Off on Signal Towers demolition to make way for new Fort Gordon campus

Progress on a new cyber campus at Fort Gordon continues as Signal Towers comes down.

K9 heading for duty in Burke County

By Staff Report · 23 Mar 2023 · Comments Off on K9 heading for duty in Burke County

A 19-month-old Labrador Retriever is the newest member of the Burke County Sheriff’s Office.

Remembering ‘Okefenokee Joe’ who taught thousands about the swamp, nature and Native American culture

By Special To Augusta Good News · 11 Jan 2023 · 1

Okefenokee Joe, a native of Salley, S.C. and Augusta area resident, taught thousands of adults and children about the importance of the Okefenokee Swamp and Native American culture.