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Kirby: As places of our past vanish, we reminisce

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 10:03pm
Columnists News

I once completed a pass into the end zone of the Georgia Dome. Before they opened it back in 1991 they invited the news media to see it. There were refreshments and I got a T-shirt. Read more

Staff Writer Bill Kirby

GLASS to present sensory story time at Richmond County library

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 4:30pm
News Life

Library story times sometimes consist of children gathering to sit still on a brightly colored rug while someone reads to them from a couple of storybooks, but children with autism spectrum disorders and sensory integration issues aren’t always able to participate in a traditional story time. Read more

Correspondent Charmain Z. Brackett

Cyber institute aims to protect health devices

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 4:00pm
News

As devices like heart monitors and insulin pumps become “smarter” and are communicating with other devices, their vulnerability to being hacked has also increased, as recent incidents have shown. Augusta University’s Cyber Institute at the new Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center plans to be a leader in protecting them and other health information systems, officials said. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Salley teen dies while fleeing police

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 11:09am
News

A 16-year-old Salley youth died late Friday when the vehicle in which she was a passenger crashed while fleeing police, authorities said. The driver of the vehicle was taken to an Augusta hospital where he was reported in critical condition. Read more

Photos Staff

King event hears call against Trump

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 11:22pm
News

The speaker at a celebration Friday of the birth of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. angrily denounced President-elect Donald Trump as a “racist” and a “fool” and called on the audience to actively resist his policies as part of an overall effort to oppose intolerance. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Martin Luther King Day events

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 11:21pm
News

SATURDAY

What: 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Parade

Time: 1 p.m.

Where: Dyess Park Community Center, 902... Read more

Staff

Rants & Raves

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 11:21pm

Civil War Roundtable meetings scheduled

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 11:17pm
News

Step back in time to Civil War days once a month with this year’s Civil War Roundtable meetings. Read more

Staff Writer Bianca Cain Johnson

Richmond County sees drop in traffic fatalities

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 10:03pm
News

Richmond County saw a significant drop in traffic fatalities last year, compared to state and national numbers that have seen increases. Read more

Staff Writer Bianca Cain Johnson

Murder charges filed in December death

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 7:09pm
News

Richmond County investigators have named a suspect in the Dec. 26 discovery of a man whose body was burned.

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Murder suspect pleads not guilty

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 3:51pm
News

The suspect in a 2012 Augusta homicide who was arrested in Texas a year later pleaded not guilty Friday to murder charges. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Bond denied for robbery suspect

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 1:58pm
News

Bond was denied Friday for an Augusta man accused of robbing a grocery store last month. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Bond granted to Augusta man charged in accidental fatal shooting

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 1:55pm
News

An Augusta man who accidentally fatally shot his girlfriend was granted bond Friday with the provision the grief-stricken man undergo trauma counseling. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Suspect arrested in New Ellenton ‘homemade devices’ with fuses case

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 1:52pm
News

A man has been arrested by the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office as part of its investigation into the discovery of “homemade devices” with fuses found in the New Ellenton area. Read more

Staff Writers Photos Bianca Cain Johnson Connor Threlkeld

Patient injures staff members at University Hospital

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 1:24pm
News

A University Hospital psychiatric patient set to be released because no facility would take him injured several staff members and reached for a guard’s weapon this week. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

City trims vehicle maintenance bill

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 1:18pm
News

Augusta’s large fleet just got a little smaller, and officials say it’s saving the city money. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Wade named president of ‘Chronicle,’ Chronicle Media

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 10:50am
News

Morris Communications has appointed its general manager, Stephen Wade, as president of The Augusta Chronicle and its Chronicle Media portfolio of businesses. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline

Clemson fans earned right to show off colors

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 12:37am
Columnists News

It certainly didn’t take long. Just a few days after Clemson’s impressive national football championship victory, we suddently see signs of the Tigers everywhere. But you know, it happens around here every year. Read more

Staff Writer Bill Kirby

Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 12:00am
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Staff Photographer Photos Michael Holahan

Martin Luther King Day events

Thu, 01/12/2017 - 11:58pm
News

SATURDAY

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