UPDATE | Augusta leaders await water test results
Updated: 8:18 PM
- Over half of Augusta is under a boil water advisory till Thursday.
Intel chief: US faces global terror threat
- Director of National Intelligence James Clapper is telling the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence that the Islamic State group is the leading edge of an unprecedented increase in Sunni violent extremism.
House committee OKs civil rights bill without LGBT inclusion
- A Georgia House committee has approved a bill preventing businesses from discriminating based on race, nationality, sex or religion.
Pentagon seeks $200M for Libya, Africa military operations
- The Pentagon is seeking $200 million in the 2017 budget for counterterrorism operations in Libya and other portions of North and West Africa, as the Islamic State threat in that region continues to grow.
Georgia officers facing indictment have privilege that officers in other states don't have
- Police officers facing indictment in Georgia have a privilege the average citizen doesn't have and that even police in other states don't have.
South Carolina woman awarded $1 million after crash with repeat drunk driver
- A Richland County jury has awarded about $1 million in punitive damages to a woman injured in a car crash involving a repeat drunken driver.
Mosquito control agencies prepared to destroy breeding spots along Georgia coast
- Mosquito-control workers in the U.S. are taking advance steps to combat the spread of the Zika virus.
Additional money could help Augusta Animal Services in 2017
- Doctor Katrea Howard spayed and neutered several animals this morning. It's a common surgery, but she would like to see even more pet owners across the county get the surgery for their pets too.
Augusta Firefighter Association doesn't want to see anyone in fire administration promoted to chief
- President of the Augusta Professional Firefighters Association, Charles Masters, is ready to see the fire department go in a different direction.
President Obama says Middle East governments will continue to have a "friend" in America
- U.S. President Barack Obama says governments across the Middle East that make a "commitment to justice and human rights" will continue to have a friend in America.
Macon man found dead in swimming pool
- A Macon man has been found dead after authorities say he fell into a swimming pool.
Beyonce announces 2016 Formation World Tour
- Beyonce is working overtime this weekend: After releasing a new song Saturday and performing at the Super Bowl on Sunday, she's announced a new stadium tour.
School lockdowns now routine part of student life in Georgia
- School lockdowns, and preparing for a possible intruder, have become a fact of life for many metro Atlanta schools.
Tennessee, Georgia authorities crack down on sex trafficking
- Authorities say more than 20 people have been arrested on charges related to sex trafficking and online exploitation of children in Tennessee and Georgia.
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