City programs subsidize homeownership

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 8:46pm
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Need a home? The city of Augusta may be able to help you. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Commission OKs paint, sod for downtown landmarks

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 7:05pm
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Two downtown landmarks might get some city-funded maintenance – if a little later than expected. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Three Augusta schools rewarded for having cleanest campuses in Richmond County

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 6:50pm
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For school custodians, their day-to-day work often goes without recognition. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Aggravated assault with a gun and larceny from an automobile saw largest crime increases in Richmond County last year

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 6:39pm
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Aggravated assault with a gun and larceny from an automobile saw the most dramatic increases in Richmond County last year, and police said it’s up to the residents to help tackle those numbers in 2017. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Thomson teen girl reported missing

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 5:18pm
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The Thomson Police Department is currently looking for a missing teen girl.

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Documentary examines environmental impact of SRS, Vogtle nuclear activity

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 2:31pm
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A newly released documentary highlights health and environmental concerns on two of the area’s largest employers – Plant Vogtle and Savannah River Site. Read more

Staff writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

Augusta-Richmond County NAACP will hold annual MLK Freedom Fund Banquet on Friday

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 12:40pm
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The Augusta-Richmond County NAACP will hold its annual MLK Freedom Fund Banquet on Friday. Read more

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Rocker Alice Cooper coming to Bell Auditorium

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 10:27am
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Shock rocker Alice Cooper will be coming to Augusta in April, as tickets go on sale Friday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Police need help finding man sought in December sexual assault

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 9:14am
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A man wanted for questioning in a December sexual assault has been found, police said.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Augusta ‘Sister March’ planned Saturday

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 9:36pm
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Augusta will host its own “Sister March” in conjunction with the Women’s March on Washington this Saturday.

Read more Staff Writer Susan McCord

Kirby: President-elect makes his points in Augusta

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 7:30pm
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Augusta held a very dear place in his affections. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

Youths learn King’s legacy during church’s day of service

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 6:36pm
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About 30 children gathered Monday for a day of community service and reflection for Martin Luther King Day at Belle Terrace Presbyterian Church.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Annual MLK celebration focuses on unity, service

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 6:16pm
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For the Rev. Larry Fryer, Monday’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration could be summed up by two words: unity and service.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Rants & Raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 6:13pm
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Rave to the very kind and generous co-shopper in Thomson. Thank you again for the gift of a bulb. My friend and I will surely think of it still come spring.

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Dish Network drops WRDW, WAGT

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 5:14pm
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Atlanta-based Gray Television on Monday announced that satellite provider Dish Network will stop carrying programming for its WRDW and WAGT stations in Augusta effective Tuesday evening.

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Gas prices starting to drop

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 3:51pm
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Gas prices have started dropping after recently reaching their highest level since last summer.

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Belk expected to serve as anchor for Evans shopping center

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 2:58pm
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A new, nearly 85,000-square-foot Belk department store is expected to anchor phase II of Mullins shopping center in Evans.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Abbigail Lennon

Housing, maintenance top government’s agenda Tuesday

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 2:44pm
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Affordable housing and downtown maintenance will take center stage Tuesday at two meetings of the Augusta Commission.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Trial to begin next week in Augusta cold-case homicide

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 1:24pm
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An Augusta man arrested on murder charges nearly three years after a south Augusta man was slain in his home is scheduled to stand trial next week.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

WAY WE WERE: Sherman Drawdy, a banker’s banker

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 01/15/2017 - 6:10pm
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When Richmond County Superior Court Judge Frederick Kennedy was announcing the winner of the bar association’s first Liberty Bell Award in 1965, the audience didn’t know the recipient.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

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