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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

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


KIRBY: Stuck with a gift hard to get rid of

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

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

Photos Staff Reports

Soldiers killed, injured at Fort Jackson identified

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 4:34pm

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

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

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


Shooting simulator demonstrates dilemmas officers face daily

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

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

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

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

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

Augusta confederate monument cleaned for visitors

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 3:38pm

The base of Augusta’s Confederate monument was gleaming Friday after a scrubdown by a city worker. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Three teens arraigned on murder and assault charges

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 2:58pm

Three teens accused of shooting at a group of other teens, one of whom was killed, were arraigned Friday in Richmond County Superior Court.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Augusta man arrested for illegal tire dumping

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 2:43pm

The Richmond County Marshal’s Office arrested a man Thursday for illegally dumping tires. Read more

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Man accused of setting Twin Peaks restaurant on fire pleads not guilty

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 12:35pm

The man accused of crashing into the Twin Peaks restaurant and setting it on fire pleaded not guilty Friday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Man found dead in vehicle outside of Fred’s Super Dollar Store identified

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 8:57am

Authorities are investigating a death after the body of a man was found in a vehicle in the 1500 block of Wrightsboro Road on Thursday.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Arrest made in connection to suspicious death of man in hotel room

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 8:24am

A woman is in custody in connection with a suspicious death after the body of a man was discovered Thursday at the Ramada Limited on Gordon Highway.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster