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Georgia Southern, Armstrong State prepare for consolidation

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 11:34pm

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Georgia Southern University President Jaimie Hebert has been fielding questions about the impending consolidation of the school with Armstrong State University. Read more

Associated Press

Cyber training center to be combination of many things

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 11:25pm

The new $50 million Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center will be a combination of many things, a public building that encourages interaction on the lower floors and a secure building on higher floors that offers privacy for agencies and companies that need it, the building’s project manager and state officials said. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Personal care home owners or employees rarely face criminal charges

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 11:13pm

Many of the most vulnerable Georgians live in hundreds of personal care homes in Georgia, but no state law specifically provides them protection. Read more

Staff Writer Sandy Hodson

Oversight often lacking for personal care homes for elderly, disabled

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 11:11pm

Editor’s Note: During the past year, The Augusta Chronicle began investigating personal care homes in Richmond County after learning of the death of a 60-year-old veteran. Gregory Lauderdale died 14 months after leaving a VA mental health ward to move into a personal care home. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Aiken County names two new principals for 2017-18 school year

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 11:01pm

Aiken County school district has announced two new principals for the upcoming school year. Read more

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Kirby: Our teacher who wrote to poets

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 10:57pm
Columnists News

Sometimes no one’s left to tell the story. Read more

Staff Writer Bill Kirby

City Ink: Eggs aren’t all city’s been dropping

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 8:56pm
Columnists News

The mayor’s Easter egg drop wasn’t what it was cracked up to be. Read more

Columnist Sylvia Cooper

Augusta area will see some lane closures next week

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 8:54pm

The Augusta area will see some lane closures this week. Read more

Photos Staff Reports

Lines being drawn in Augusta’s war against sagging pants

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 8:52pm

Lines are being drawn in Augusta’s war against sagging pants. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Ferris State claims national disc golf championship

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 8:19pm
Sports News

NORTH AUGUSTA — Ferris State donned matching red caps Saturday commemorating its 2015 national title. A new shipment is now in order.

Read more Staff Writer Photos David Lee

Rants and raves

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 6:02pm

Comments from readers. Read more


Fatal Saturday traffic victim identified

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 12:24pm

The 54-year-old pedestrian stuck and killed by an automobile in the 3900 block of Peach Orchard Road early Saturday has been identified. Read more

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World Voice Day

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 12:49am


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Egg drop eggcitement

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 11:39pm

Fired officers had previously arrested same man

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 11:38pm

ATLANTA — Two Georgia police officers fired after they were caught on video kicking and punching a man during a traffic stop had arrested the same person eight months earlier during another traffic stop, police records show. Read more

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Kirby: A genius some of the time

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 11:37pm
Columnists News

A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

12 days remain for SC legislators to find road-funding solution

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 11:31pm

COLUMBIA — Finding a way to fix South Carolina’s crumbling highways will likely dominate the legislative session’s closing days. Just 12 days remain on the legislative calendar for the General Assembly to compromise on an issue that legislators of both parties called their top priority for the year. Read more

Associated Press

Rants & Raves

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 9:41pm

Congrats to our South Carolina players who played so well and placed so highly as No. 1 (ladies basketball, both high school and college) and No. 3 or 4 (men’s college basketball). Read more