Zodiac was in the stars for Ford of Great Britain

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 11:15pm
News

Last week, we jumped the Big Pond and pulled a 1965 Ford Zodiac off the highways of England.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Glynn Moore

MOX contractor pens response to NNSA criticism

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 8:50pm
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The contract company handling construction of the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility at Savannah River Site was handed staunch criticism and negative reviews in documents made public last month, and a recently obtained letter detailed the company’s response.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

Mall hopes high at mayor’s “#SOGO” Summit

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 8:44pm
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Mayor Hardie Davis’ “#SOGO” initiative made leveraging Fort Gordon growth to revive Regency Mall its focus at a Thursday summit.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Will azaleas be in bloom during Masters Week?

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 8:28pm
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Color or no color?

Read more Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Woman who left baby in hot vehicle pleads guilty

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 4:43pm
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If alcohol hadn’t been involved, it would have been a different sentence, Judge Sheryl B. Jolly said Thursday. But it was and because of it, a baby died.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Augusta mother who shot daughter gets suspended sentence

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 4:23pm
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Deloris Johnson lived for 68 years without a blemish on her record until last spring when a disagreement over her daughter’s parenting responsibilities turned violent. She ended up in jail for 10 days until her son could post bond, defense attorney Robert Homlar told the judge Thursday.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Leak shuts down evaporator at Savannah River Site

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 2:20pm
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An element in the liquid waste cleanup process at Savannah River Site is offline after a number of leaks were identified inside.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

Investment group acquires part of Fibrant plant

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 1:05pm
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An investment group headed by a former fertilizer company executive said Thursday it has agreed to purchase the ammonium sulfate section of Augusta’s Fibrant LLC chemical plant.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline

Community pays tribute to Augusta Christian’s Passmore

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 12:31pm
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Seth Raney remembered Drew Passmore for his outgoing personality, a person always smiling, always laughing. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Chris Gay

Critical need for O negative blood

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 12:08pm
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Shepeard Community Blood Center is experiencing a critical need for O negative blood.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Man charged with stabbing pregnant girlfriend

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 7:42am
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An Augusta man has been charged with stabbing his pregnant girlfriend in the stomach.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Mock crash warns students against dangers of distracted, drunk driving

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 10:28pm
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With prom just days away, Juvenile Court Judge Doug Flanagan had two pieces of advice for students at Evans High School and everywhere: Wear your seat belt. And wear your seat belt.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Abbigail Lennon

Rants & Raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 10:08pm
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When will they ever finish River Watch Parkway near Interstate 20, particularly the traffic lights?

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2013 Augusta homicide at standstill

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 7:56pm
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Criminal charges against two Augusta men remain on hold until an appeal court ruling, attorneys told Chief Judge Carl C. Brown Jr. on Wednesday.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Jefferson County voters pass nonbinding referendum on millage increase for hospital

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 7:31pm
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A majority of Jefferson County voters said Tuesday they would support a millage increase to support operations at Jefferson Hospital.

Read more The News and Farmer Photos Parish Howard

Tree falls on Paine police department building

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 7:00pm
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A tree collapsed on the Paine College Police Department during Tuesday night’s storm.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Institute had long connection with Augusta

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 5:45pm
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Years before Richard Spencer was being profiled as the enigmatic leader of the “alt-right” movement, drawing Nazi salutes to his call to “Hail Trump,” an Augusta man was quietly laying the groundwork for the rise of the National Policy Institute.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Foundation stopped giving to ‘alt-right’ movement leader in 2015

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 5:42pm
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The Augusta-based Community Foundation for the Central Savannah River Area severed ties with an organization tied to a white nationalist in 2015 after discovering the group’s “mission and purpose,” the nonprofit’s President and CEO Shell K. Berry said in a statement.

Read more Staff Writer Susan McCord

John W. Houghton building celebrates 100th anniversary

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 5:00pm
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After standing firm for 100 years, an overnight storm wasn’t going to shake the John W. Houghton building.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Whole body vibration could provide exercise benefits to obese patients

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 4:00pm
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Whole body vibration could provide exercise benefits to obese patients who might otherwise have trouble working out and could affect metabolic factors that are implicated in diabetes and other diseases, according to research at Augusta University.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin