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Drought spawns draft plan from Corps of Engineers

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 8:32pm

For more than six months, despite recent rainfall, the Savannah River basin and counties on both sides of the river have struggled through drought status.

Read more Staff Writer Thomas Gardiner

Kirby: Always read the instructions

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 8:31pm

Women’s faults are many,

Read more Staff Writer Bill Kirby

TaxSlayer moving about 100 workers into Downtown Y building

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 7:55pm

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

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 7:53pm

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

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 6:39pm

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

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 6:33pm

New Ellenton’s only bank is closing.

Read more Staff Writer Joe Hotchkiss

Gas leak causes evacuations in Martinez

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 4:10pm

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

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 3:48pm

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

Man charged with arson in Twin Peaks restaurant fire

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 1:13pm

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

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 9:37pm

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

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 9:02pm

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

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 8:11pm

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

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 8:09pm

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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End of SC incentive program could cause thousands to retire

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 8:07pm

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SREL study catches industrial metals before they reach surface water

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 8:00pm

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

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 7:59pm

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

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 6:01pm

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

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 5:54pm

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

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 5:17pm

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

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 11:22pm

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