Columbia County Sheriff’s Office looking for home invasion suspect

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 12:14pm
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The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a teenagerwho robbed two people during a home invasion Sunday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Richmond County looking for suspect in armed robbery

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 8:30am
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The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office arrested two people in connection to an armed robbery at a Dollar General on Tuesday night. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Bones discovered on Georgia Power property

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 6:17am
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Bones that appear to be from a human were found at a Walton Way substation Tuesday..

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ANALYSIS: Georgia loss shows Democrat weaknesses

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 6:01am
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WASHINGTON — Republicans just got a big argument for sticking with President Donald Trump and pushing forward with dismantling “Obamacare.” And Democrats are looking almost incapable of translating the energy of their core supporters into actual election wins. Read more

AP Congressional Correspondent Photos Erica Werner

Jewelry reported stolen from Augusta home

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 10:01pm
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An Augusta homeowner came home from work on Monday evening to discover more than $28,000 worth of jewelry had been stolen. Read more

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Augusta department head in equipment probe signs severance agreement

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 7:46pm
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Former Environmental Services Director Mark Johnson accepted a three-month severance package Tuesday as Augusta Commission members threatened to move him to unpaid leave.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Handel wins Georgia special election

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 7:38pm
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Republican Karen Handel has won a nationally watched congressional election in Georgia and avoided a major upset after the most expensive House campaign in U.S. history. Read more

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Man accused in double homicide calls case a “conspiracy” in trial testimony

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 6:11pm
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Nearly seven years after L.V. Wilson and Janee J. Johnson were stabbed to death, the man accused of committing the double homicide told a Richmond County Superior Court jury that the case against him was a conspiracy. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Radiation monitoring and education program gets underway in Burke County

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 5:51pm
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Studies in the 1990s revealed a number of drinking wells around Burke County with tritium contamination, a radioactive product of the Savannah River Site. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

One dead following wreck on Mike Padgett Highway

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 5:42pm
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One person is dead following a head-on collision Tuesday afternoon on Mike Padgett Highway. Read more

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Richmond County Sheriff’s Office to hold second initiative for outstanding warrants

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 5:34pm
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Richmond County residents with outstanding arrest warrants will be given yet another opportunity to clear their names from the list. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Suspects in deputy’s fatal shooting appear in court Tuesday

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 5:25pm
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An off-duty deputy who was fatally shot last week was not related to any of the suspects involved, according to authorities on Tuesday. Read more

Staff Writers Photos Nefeteria Brewster Sandy Hodson

Fort Gordon garrison commander says cyber growth will spur growth in other areas

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 2:45pm
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Fort Gordon’s garrison commander said Tuesday that the projected growth of the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence will touch several areas of business and economic growth. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Joe Hotchkiss

3.2 magnitude earthquake shakes Augusta

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 11:19am
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It was at first mistaken for an explosion or a truck colliding with a building, but there was no apparent major damage from a minor earthquake that rattled Augusta on Tuesday morning, Read more

Staff Writers Photos Jon Long Tom Corwin

Huddle House robbery under investigation

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 9:41am
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The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a robbery Monday at a local Huddle House. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Partnerships possible for Army Cyber and Augusta facility

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 9:39pm
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The U.S. Army Cyber Command broke ground last year on its new Fort Gordon facilities, bringing its headquarters to Augusta from Fort Belvoir, Va.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

Stadium on schedule, but contaminated soil could be costly

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 9:17pm
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The stadium at Riverside Village is on schedule and announcements about restaurants and retail could come soon, City Administrator Todd Glover told North Augusta City Council members Monday night.

Read more Staff Writer Photos James Folker

Bids to build new Augusta bus facility cited as too high

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 7:34pm
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An Augusta Public Transit maintenance and administration building planned for a Regency Mall out-parcel is on hold after construction bids came in too high, city officials said.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Resigned environmental services director set to lose paycheck

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 6:39pm
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Former Augusta Environmental Services Director Mark Johnson is set to lose his paycheck Tuesday.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord