Last chunks of Georgia Dome to be blasted away in Atlanta

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - 2 hours 39 min ago
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ATLANTA — Portions of the Georgia Dome in Atlanta that are still standing soon will be brought down with explosives.

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What is net neutrality and why does it matter?

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - 3 hours 27 min ago
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NEW YORK — “Net neutrality” regulations, designed to prevent internet service providers like Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and Charter from favoring some sites and apps over others, are on the chopping block. On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission plans to vote on a proposal that would not only undo the Obama-era rules that have been in place since 2015, but will forbid states to put anything similar in place.

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Man wanted for robbing North Augusta bank arrested

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - 3 hours 43 min ago
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A man accused of robbing a bank in North Augusta and two banks in Georgia has been arrested, according to authorities.

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South Carolina utility chairman sues over proposed firing

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - 4 hours 26 min ago
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COLUMBIA, S.C. — The chairman of the state-owned utility Santee Cooper has sued to prevent South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster from firing him after the abandonment of a nuclear project.

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Georgia’s uninsured rate among adults drops, but still among nation’s worst, study shows

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - 13 hours 46 min ago
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The uninsured rate among adults has dropped in Georgia since 2013 due to coverage from the Affordable Care Act but the state still ranks among the worst, particularly among the low-income and ethnic minorities, according to the non-partisan Commonwealth Fund. Read more

Staff Writer Tom Corwin

After being laid off, Aiken woman needs help to buy kids gifts this Christmas

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:11pm
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A job layoff threatens to make this Christmas a difficult one for an Aiken mother of two. Read more

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GDOT to host open house for Stevens Creek Road project

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 8:43pm
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An open house for an upcoming road project in Columbia and Richmond counties is scheduled Thursday. Read more

Staff Writer Nefeteria Brewster

New floodplain maps show property owners risk of 100-year flood

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 8:39pm
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A new set of floodplain maps shows about 648 Augusta property owners now considered at greater risk for flooding, while about 800 see their risk of a 100-year flood decrease. Read more

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Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 8:28pm
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Missouri man indicted in Augusta mosque threats

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 3:21pm
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A Missouri man suspected of phoning threats to the Islamic Society of Augusta was arrested Wednesday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Area musicians to host concert benefiting Augusta toy drive

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 2:32pm
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A concert benefiting an annual toy drive in Augusta is scheduled for Friday. Read more

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Pendleton foundation files lien against park

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 1:23pm
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A local foundation created to develop and maintain Pendleton King Park has filed a lien against the park in an effort to block two park trustees’ attempt to sell the property.

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Augusta man denied bond in 2013 homicide

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 12:17pm
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A renewed request for bond for a 2013 homicide suspect has been denied. Read more

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Victim shoots, injures two suspects during armed robbery in Waynesboro

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:47am
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A man injured two suspects during a Tuesday night armed robbery in Waynesboro. Read more

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Four arrested after burglary in Aiken

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:13am
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Three men and a juvenile have been arrested and charged in connection to a Tuesday burglary at an Aiken residence. Read more

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Columbia County Sheriff’s Office seeking to identify check fraud, theft suspect

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 9:24am
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The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is seeking to identify a suspect in connection to check fraud and theft. Read more

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Bobby Jones on-ramp at Wrightsboro Road closed for morning maintenance

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 9:18am
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A westbound ramp in Augusta is scheduled to close for maintenance this morning. Read more

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Hospital, burn foundation treat young patients to Christmas fun

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 11:14pm
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Every year, doctors and staff from the Joseph M. Still Burn Center at Doctors Hospital look forward to treating their young patients to a shopping spree, and a night of holiday fun and normalcy.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Abbigail Lennon