Local Boys and Girls Club reopens after burglary, vandalism

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 11:28pm
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Children’s laughter echoed from inside the Dogwood Terrace Boys and Girls Club.  The sound had been missing from the local club for nearly two weeks as administrators worked to repair damage caused by burglars after they broke in and stole electronics from the facility in early October. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Georgia lawmaker asks about quarantining HIV patients

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 11:26pm
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ATLANTA — A Georgia state lawmaker who is married to former U.S. health secretary Tom Price asked during a legislative committee meeting about the possibility of quarantining people with HIV. Read more

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Rants and raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 11:13pm
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When Trump was elected, Republicans were bragging about the stock market soaring. But, if stock prices are a good sign of economic strength, should Trump really be bragging when insurance stocks plummet? Read more

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Augusta fire chief seeks designated attorney

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 6:49pm
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A behind-the-scenes push by Augusta Fire Chief Chris James to get senior staff attorney Jody Smitherman assigned to his department full time is raising questions with several city commissioners. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Aiken man arrested Monday on child pornography charges

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 6:30pm
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An Aiken County man was arrested Monday on charges connected to the sexual exploitation of a minor. Read more

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Man shot in eye Friday afternoon

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 4:56pm
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A man was shot in eye during an incident Friday afternoon on Haynie Drive. Read more

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Southbound Smokehouse to open in SRP Park, along with SweetWater brewery

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 4:13pm
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Baseball in North Augusta will be served up with barbecue and brews. Read more

Staff Writer Photos James Folker

AU president Keel says school ready for upcoming challenges

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 4:00pm
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Augusta University is poised to take on a number of challenges – from preparing to grow its cyber offerings along with growth at Fort Gordon to finding millions to build new hospitals to increasing health care access in rural areas around the state, President Brooks Keel said Friday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Arrest warrant for Graniteville man in Tuesday’s homicide states man instructed son to shoot victim with stolen gun

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 1:14pm
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An arrest warrant for a man charged in Tuesday’s homicide of a Warrenville man states the suspect instructed his 3-year-old to use a stolen handgun to fire the fatal shot. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Bond denied in basketball game homicide

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 12:46pm
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Bond was denied Friday to an Augusta man accused of gunning down another man on a neighborhood park. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

13-year-old denied bond on murder charge

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 11:28am
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A 13-year-old boy accused of murder was denied bond Friday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

5 things to do Saturday

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 10:20am
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Here are five area events happening Saturday:

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Man dies after being struck by vehicle on Mike Padgett Highway

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 8:54am
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A man is dead after being hit by a vehicle along Mike Padgett Highway on Thursday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Woman arrested after stabbing man at their Hephzibah home

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 8:34am
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A woman has been arrested in connection to a stabbing a man at a Hephzibah residence Thursday.

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KIRBY: Feels like fall this weekend

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 11:07pm
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We should have a clear weekend but it looks like regional fall foliage is weeks away from “peak” color. A dry August and September is being blamed on a lack of color in some parts of the South, but we always have New England. Read more

Columnist Photos Bill Kirby

Rants and raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 10:13pm
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North Korea is testing nuclear weaponry,  and has stated their intent to strike America. So what is our, ahem, brilliant president doing? Attacking black players for kneeling during the national anthem. Read more

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Faces of Survival: Nathalie Krenz

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 10:05pm
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Faith has always been an anchor in Nathalie Krenz’s life, so when she learned she had breast cancer, she relied heavily upon her faith. Read more

Correspondent Photos Charmain Z. Brackett

Allen helps local students celebrate Pre-K Week

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 7:04pm
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Congressman Rick Allen had pre-kindergarten students at The Childcare Network on Wrightsboro Road in the mood for food and reading Thursday morning. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Amanda King

STEM event focuses on filling future jobs with local students

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 6:11pm
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Not long ago, Quendaris Harris was contemplating his future and was encouraged by staff at Cross Creek High School to participate in Move On When Ready, a program that allows high school students to take college courses and graduate ready for the workforce. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Amanda King

Augusta ends lift assistance for EMS provider in non life-threatening situations

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 6:07pm
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Augusta Fire Depart­ment will no longer respond to calls for patient lift assistance from private ambulance providers in non life-threatening situations. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord