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George Jones, country superstar, has died at 81

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Posted: 04/29/2013 - George Jones, the peerless, hard-living country singer who recorded dozens of hits about good times and regrets and peaked with the heartbreaking classic "He Stopped Loving Her Today," has died. He was 81.

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Witherspoon 'embarrassed' by arrest; hearing reset

Posted: 04/22/2013 - A court hearing on a disorderly conduct charge has been rescheduled for actress Reese Witherspoon, who said she's "deeply embarrassed" by what she said to a state trooper during a traffic stop in Atlanta.

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Singer Mindy McCready dies in apparent suicide

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Posted: 02/18/2013 - The former country star appears to have taken her own life Sunday afternoon in Heber Springs, Ark. Authorities say McCready died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot to the head and an autopsy is planned.

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Lynyrd Skynyrd to play Masters week concert

Lynyrd Skynyrd will play a show in Columbia County during Masters week. (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 02/14/2013 - "Sweet Home Alabama" is coming to Georgia this spring. Legendary band Lynyrd Skynyrd is scheduled to perform here during Masters week.

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Jerry Springer hosts 'The Price is Right Live' in Augusta

"The Price is Right Live" came to Augusta this weekend. (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 02/11/2013 - "Come on down!" Those were the words everyone at the Bell Auditorium wanted to hear on Sunday as "The Price is Right Live" stopped in Augusta. People lined up as early as noon for the 7 p.m. show.

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Annual Masters concert has new venue this year

The venue of the annual concert will be moved to Evans. (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 02/06/2013 - On Tuesday morning, the First Tee of Augusta announced that it's moving the "Drive For Show, Rock Fore! Dough" concert to the Lady A Amphitheater in Evans.

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Beyonce admits lip-sync at inauguration

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Posted: 01/31/2013 - Beyonce said she's a "perfectionist" and wanted her performance for President Barack Obama to be a memorable one. She called the day "emotional."

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Band backs off statement that Beyonce lip synced

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Posted: 01/22/2013 - The Marine Corps issued a statement Tuesday saying it determined that a live performance by the Marine Band was ill advised because there was no opportunity for Beyonce to rehearse with the band.

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North Augusta native gets nominated for Oscar

Updated: 01/21/2013 - What do the movies "Life Of Pi," "The Avengers" and "Prometheus" have in common besides making millions in the box office and being nominated for the Academy Awards? The answer is North Augusta native 21-year-old Steven Benjamin.

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'Tennessee Waltz' singer Patti Page dies at 85

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Updated: 01/02/2013 - Patti Page, who made "Tennessee Waltz" one of the best-selling recordings ever, has died. She was 85. Page died on New Year's Day in Encinitas, Calif., according to her manager.

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New Year's Eve countdown canceled in downtown Augusta

There will not be a New Year's Eve celebration in downtown Augusta this year. (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 01/02/2013 - After six years, the New Year's Eve countdown drop between 11th and Broad streets has come to an end. Even though the drop was canceled, business owners say downtown is still the place to be.

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Thousands mourn death of singer Jenni Rivera

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Posted: 12/19/2012 - Thousands gathered to salute the singer, who died with six other people earlier this month in a plane crash in northern Mexico that is still under investigation.

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Lady Antebellum star announces pregnancy

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Updated: 12/07/2012 - Lady Antebellum star Hillary Scott released some exciting news Friday afternoon: She and her husband are expecting a baby. Hillary posted the announcement on the Lady Antebellum Facebook page.

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