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Glynn Moore: The death of strangers, celebrities can hit us hard

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 3:07pm
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Sometimes we are affected by the deaths of complete strangers as much as we are of loved ones.

Read more Columnist Photos Glynn Moore

Parkinson support group holds fundraiser

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 12:32am
News

The CSRA Parkinson Support Group held its 17th annual POP Walk, or the People of Parkinson’s Walk, Saturday, raising $43,624.75 in their primary fundraiser of the year. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Amanda King

Faces of Survival: Aurora Amaro

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 12:06am
News We Think Pink

Sept. 27 was a significant day for Aurora Amaro. It marked the end of her chemotherapy. Read more

Correspondent Photos Charmain Z. Brackett

Hurricane Nate makes landfall at mouth of Mississippi River

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 12:00am
News

NEW ORLEANS — Hurricane Nate came ashore at the mouth of the Mississippi River on Saturday and pelted the central Gulf Coast with wind and rain as the fast-moving storm steamed toward the Mississippi coast, where it was expected to make another landfall and threatened to inundate homes and businesses in vulnerable low-lying areas. Read more

Associated Press Photos

Augusta-area students participate in STEM activities, prepare for future

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 11:57pm
News

Plastic tubes and pots and pans were not the only science opportunities going on around the area Saturday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Amanda King

Georgia continues to see developmentally disabled patients die under state care

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 11:55pm
News

The state of Georgia continues to have developmentally disabled patients die while under state care, with 160 deaths in the past fiscal year, according to a court-appointed observer. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Annual food drive marks 25th anniversary

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 8:13pm
News Business

Golden Harvest Food Bank is conducting its 25th annual It’s Spooky To Be Hungry food and funds drive this month. Read more

Photos From Staff Reports

City Ink: Many commissioners left off invite list for mayor’s arena talks

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 7:26pm
News Columnists

Editor’s note: Earlier versions of this story incorrectly identified who was to meet at a restaurant. The Chronicle regrets the error.

Read more Columnist Sylvia Cooper

Women opt for surgery to reduce risk of breast cancer

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 5:35pm
News We Think Pink Life

Donna Harrell has many painful memories associated with breast cancer. Read more

Correspondent Photos Charmain Z. Brackett

Rants and raves

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 5:32pm
News

Michelle Obama in her speech is telling women who they should have voted for a woman (Hillary Clinton) instead of Donald Trump. What about the women who voted for her husband’s charisma, and instead got failed policies? Read more

Special

KIRBY: Stuck with a gift hard to get rid of

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 5:31pm
Columnists News

We all prize the gift that keeps on giving, but then there’s the other kind. In my case it was a rosebush presented by a woman at church. She was known for her roses, and a few years before her death, she offered us an example of gracious green-thumbery. Read more

Staff Writer Bill Kirby

Artists selected to be featured at Augusta Regional Airport

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 5:29pm
News

Local artist Dawn Cardona hopes a children’s book publisher happens to be traveling through the Augusta Regional Airport over the next year and sees her artwork on display. Read more

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Soldiers killed, injured at Fort Jackson identified

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 4:34pm
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FORT JACKSON, S.C. — Officials say Army privates from Ohio and Tennessee have been killed after a military vehicle struck a formation of soldiers at a training base in South Carolina.

Read more From Staff wire reports

Savannah River Remediation receives award for safety, health programs

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 11:30pm
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Savannah River Remediation was recently recognized for its safety and health programs. Read more

Photos From Staff Reports

Rants and raves

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 11:28pm
News

John McCain is an honorable man. I, being a Democrat, for the most part have nothing but admiration for him. He is a stand-up, patriotic American, who has paid some heavy dues. To have the president, he of the five deferments, to mock him, is unconscionable. Read more

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Shooting simulator demonstrates dilemmas officers face daily

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 11:26pm
News

Imagine you’re a police officer. You’ve been called out to a possible workplace shooter at a warehouse. Read more

Staff Writer Photos James Folker

Faces of Survival: Becky Proveaux

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 11:07pm
News We Think Pink

Becky Proveaux is grateful she always made time for her annual mammogram because it probably saved her life. Read more

Correspondent Photos Charmain Z. Brackett

Two soldiers die in accident at Fort Jackson

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 6:59pm
News

Two soldiers have died and six are injured after an accident at Fort Jackson on Friday afternoon. Read more

From Staff Reports

13-year-old charged with murder appears in court for first time

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 5:03pm
News

A 13-year-old boy charged with murder made his first appearance in adult court Friday morning, less than two months after being reported missing from a family member’s home where the state had sent him after he was accused of committing numerous and increasingly violent crimes. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

North Augusta moves ahead with budget, sets votes

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 4:20pm
News

North Augusta’s preliminary budget, revised at the direction of Mayor Bob Pettit to include a 3-mill property tax increase and a 1 percent increase in the hospitality tax, has been posted on the city’s website and will be voted on by city council for the first time Oct. 16. Read more

Staff Writer Photos James Folker