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More flea market suspects named

Sun, 12/04/2016 - 1:18pm
News

The names have been released of four people arrested Saturday following a sheriff’s office investigation into the sale of counterfeit goods with an estimated retail value of $3 million.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

Augusta-based beer distributor works to keep up with local demand, changes

Sun, 12/04/2016 - 1:27am
News Business

Caleb McCarty is waiting for the light to change at Hereford Farm Road when the sounds of Jason Aldean’s Lights Come On fill the cab of his Bud Light 18-wheeler. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline

Augusta may revise rules for small breweries, distilleries

Sun, 12/04/2016 - 1:27am
News Business

State laws continue to make craft brewers cringe, but city officials hope a rewrite of local laws might attract more handmade booze to downtown Augusta. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Settlements prove costly to city

Sun, 12/04/2016 - 1:26am
News

Settling lawsuits has cost taxpayers at least $1.8 million this year, with claims against the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office making up more than half of that total. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Trump could fill his cabinet with Augusta candidates

Sun, 12/04/2016 - 12:18am
Columnists News

With President-elect Donald Trump looking outside the beltway for candidates to fill his Cabinet, have we got a win-win for him. Read more

Columnist Sylvia Cooper

Prominent black dentist latest to be honored with Laney-Walker Boulevard monument

Sun, 12/04/2016 - 12:15am
News

A charter member of the Georgia Dental Society who was the first black dentist in the state to earn several prominent fellowships joined his father on the Laney-Walker walk of fame Saturday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Mike Wynn

Empty Stocking Fund donor list

Sat, 12/03/2016 - 11:07pm
News

Previously acknowledged $23,446.30 Read more

Kirby: Password requirements succeed in locking us out of our own stuff

Sat, 12/03/2016 - 11:06pm
Columnists News

My brother was in town on business and dropped in to spend the night. A business text sent him to his laptop and he asked if he could use our home Wi-Fi. “Of course,” I said. “What’s the password?” he asked, and I realized I wasn’t sure. Read more

Staff Writer Bill Kirby

SRNL Employee receives lab’s lifetime achievement award

Sat, 12/03/2016 - 11:03pm
News

A member of Savannah River National Laboratory’s radiochemistry team has been named winner of the Donald Orth Lifetime Achievement Award, the highest distinction given by SRNL on technical excellence and leadership. Read more

Photos Staff Reports

Rants and Raves

Sat, 12/03/2016 - 11:03pm
News

Does it seem to you that the world is upside down? Brutal, oppressive dictator Castro dies and the pope acknowledges said death with a personally signed telegram of condolences demonstrating the esteem in which he held Castro. ESTEEM? Read more

SC prisons chief uses lockdowns to deal with tight budget

Sat, 12/03/2016 - 11:01pm
News

​COLUMBIA — South Carolina’s prisons chief is doing the best he can to make do with tight budgets and staffing shortfalls. Sometimes that means putting some of the state’s institutions on 23-hour-a-day lockdown to keep both inmates and officers safe. Read more

Photos Associated Press

Parade, fun kick off holidays

Sat, 12/03/2016 - 11:00pm
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Staff Photographer Photos Michael Holahan

Empty Stocking Fund

Sat, 12/03/2016 - 10:56pm
News

The Augusta Chronicle’s Empty Stocking Fund has helped make Christmas better for those who needed it for 86 years. Read more

From Staff Reports

Deputies arrest 4; seize counterfeit goods at flea market

Sat, 12/03/2016 - 9:21pm
News

Richmond County sheriff’s deputies took several men into custody Saturday and seized counterfeit goods with a retail value of $3 million during an investigation into complaints at a local flea market.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

No one hurt in Friday night McDuffie plane crash

Sat, 12/03/2016 - 12:46pm
News

A small plane crashed just short of the runway Friday night at the Thomson-McDuffie County Airport.

Read more Correspondent Photos Donna Stillinger

Gunman robs Family Dollar store

Sat, 12/03/2016 - 11:54am
News

An armed bandit who spoke with a strong “Jamaican accent” robbed the Family Dollar store at 2428 Windsor Spring Road Friday night.

Read more Photos Staff Reports

Survivors react with sorrow, shock on return to fire scene

Sat, 12/03/2016 - 12:02am
News

GATLINBURG, Tenn. — Residents and business owners in Gatlinburg got their first look at the wildfire destruction Friday, and many walked around the once-bustling tourist city in a daze, sobbing. Read more

Photos Associated Press

Suspect in killings drew complaints to state years ago

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 11:50pm
News

COLUMBIA — People complained to South Carolina’s licensing agency about Todd Kohlhepp’s threats, grim statements and obscene Facebook posts years before authorities found a woman chained on his property and charged him in seven killings, redacted documents show. Read more

Photos Associated Press

All things come to he who waits and waits

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 11:48pm
Columnists News

I have been visiting my parents more lately, and that means I sometimes go to my bank’s branch in their town. It’s the oddest place. Nice. Clean. And fully staffed. Read more

Staff Writer Bill Kirby

Empty Stocking List

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 11:41pm
News

Previously acknowledged $19,066.30 Read more

Photos Staff

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