TaxSlayer moving about 100 workers into Downtown Y building

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Tax-preparation software company TaxSlayer plans to move about 100 employees to the Downtown Family Y building it recently bought.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Joe Hotchkiss

Augusta woman’s murder conviction affirmed

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - 11 min 15 sec ago
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The Georgia Supreme Court affirmed an Augusta woman’s murder conviction although the court found that her defense attorney was ineffective in not considering a mental health defense.

Read more Staff Writer Sandy Hodson

Fort Gordon to hold Fourth celebration Friday

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - 1 hour 25 min ago
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Fort Gordon will open its gates to the public Friday evening when Independence Day celebrations get underway at the Army facility.

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New Ellenton’s only bank is closing Sept. 20

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - 1 hour 31 min ago
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New Ellenton’s only bank is closing.

Read more Staff Writer Joe Hotchkiss

Gas leak causes evacuations in Martinez

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - 3 hours 54 min ago
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A gas leak forced evacuations from residences in the Forest Creek subdivision in Martinez.

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Augusta man with history of domestic violence sentenced to prison

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - 4 hours 16 min ago
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An Augusta man with eight previous arrests for family violence battery received his first prison sentence Monday for punching a woman in the face and knocking her teeth out.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

UPDATE: Man charged with arson in Twin Peaks restaurant fire

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - 6 hours 51 min ago
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A man has been charged with arson in a fire Monday afternoon at Twin Peaks restaurant on Robert C. Daniel Parkway .

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Three young Augusta boxers to compete in Junior Olympic Nationals

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 9:37pm
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Three Augusta teens were set to travel today to Charleston, W.Va., to compete in the 2017 Junior Olympic Boxing National Championships.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Jon Long

Students earn real-world experience and skill at Savannah River Site

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 9:02pm
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For students leaving college, lack of work experience can make for a difficult job hunt, but companies at Savannah River Site bring in dozens of interns to get hands-on experience in jobs ranging from finance to nuclear engineering.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

THE WAY WE WERE: The man who stood out in the rain

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 8:11pm
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This might be the most famous weather photo in The Chronicle’s archives. It shows Richmond County Superior Court Judge Henry Hammond standing waist deep in the middle of Broad Street during Augusta’s famous 1908 flood.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

Rants and raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 8:09pm
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The special election here in Georgia and Hillary Clinton’s loss should tell the Democratic Party at least one thing: Their millionaires and billionaires can no longer buy America through political “donations.”

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SREL study catches industrial metals before they reach surface water

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 8:00pm
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Since its inception in 1951, the Savannah River Ecology Laboratory at Savannah River Site has advanced studies in biodiversity and ecological impacts of site activities and environmental change. As knowledge advances, so too do capabilities, and the lab now studies man-made wetland systems to isolate and prevent metals from Savannah River Site nuclear activities from reaching outside water systems.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

Glynn Moore: ‘Seinfeld’ lives among us not just in reruns but in its effect on our lives

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 7:59pm
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At the officer photocopier the other day, a co-worker mentioned that she had never gotten into the old NBC sitcom Seinfeld because it never applied to daily life.

Read more Columnist Photos Glynn Moore

Missing USC student found dead in Peru

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 6:01pm
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A University of South Carolina student who went missing in Peru on a trip coordinated by Augusta University has been found dead.

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New animal rescue group in North Augusta dreams big

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 5:54pm
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First, they plan to save animals. Eventually, Friends of North Augusta Animals hopes to be instrumental in replacing the city’s “holding facility” with a real shelter.

Read more Staff Writer Photos James Folker

Third arrest made in 2015 killing

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 5:17pm
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The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office has made a third arrest in the 2015 slaying of Randy Justin Ramos, a call center supervisor at Teleperformance.

Read more Staff Writer Photos James Folker

Drug discovered 20 years ago by MCG doctors still providing hope for cancer patients

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 06/24/2017 - 11:22pm
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When Coulter Hnatt of College Station, Texas, was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2012, his family traveled the country seeking the best care for him in places renowned for treating kids with cancer. It wasn’t until he was virtually out of options that they landed in Augusta, where a therapy based on a discovery there nearly 20 years ago is offering him and others a better quality of life and hope for the future. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

North Augusta man dies in Interstate 20 crash

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 06/24/2017 - 10:25pm
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A North Augusta man died Saturday after an early morning crash on Interstate 20.

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Last week’s quakes not a predictor of any ominous, say experts

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 06/24/2017 - 10:07pm
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The five seconds of shaking that accompanied Tuesday morning’s earthquake wouldn’t be the last that South Augusta residents would feel. Read more

Staff Writer Jon Long