Augusta personnel board, HR director taken out of employee appeal procedure

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 7:36pm
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The days of Augusta’s personnel board – and the authority of its Human Resources director – might be numbered.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Augusta man to do time in prison in baseball bat assault

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 5:49pm
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An Augusta man who beat another with a bat and pistol-whipped him after a drug deal went bad pleaded guilty Monday in Richmond County Superior Court.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Probation revoked in stalker case for defendant’s newest domestic violence charge

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 5:39pm
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A judge on Monday rejected an Augusta’s man plea for immunity on a charge of aggravated battery after his girlfriend’s jaw was broken.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

AU Medical Center officials to celebrate Grovetown land purchase to build hospital

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 4:00pm
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Officials with AU Medical Center will celebrate Friday their purchase of land in Grovetown to build Columbia County’s first hospital.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

New center on rural health at AU has helped create a new affiliation with one rural hospital

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 4:00pm
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A new center on rural health at AU Medical Center has already helped create an affiliation with one rural hospital and is trying to expand the services it can provide through telemedicine to Georgia’s struggling rural providers.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

AU baseball team to hold Operation Teammate Day

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 3:58pm
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The Augusta University baseball team announced plans to hold an Operation Teammate Day this season.

Read more Staff Writer Doug Stutsman

DOT’s new interstate patrol service begins Tuesday in Augusta

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 1:42pm
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Starting Tuesday, interstate travelers in the Augusta area might notice a new vehicle patrolling the highways.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

McCormick’s Schneider arrested

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 1:28pm
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McCormick High School head football coach Russ Schneider was arrested last week on charges of driving under the influence.

Read more Staff Writer Photos David Lee

Teen says he was beaten over gang affiliation

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 1:21pm
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A teen told police that several unidentified males beat him Friday evening after asking him about his gang affiliation.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Suspicious package at Augusta Mall store prompts temporary evacuation Saturday

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 1:12pm
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Police made customers temporarily vacate an Augusta Mall store Saturday after employees discovered a suspicious package.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

SRNS aids robotics programs in 2 Aiken County schools

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 11:21am
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Savannah River Nuclear Solutions boosted its financial support to area schools last week by adding a $9,000 donation to support robotics programs in Aiken County schools.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

My dating life in school was difficult

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 11:29pm
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In high school, my wife had it better than me and my old car.

Read more Columnist Photos Glynn Moore

Pardon Our Mess: Reynolds Street plate

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 9:58pm
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What: A steel plate and traffic cones cover a hole in the center of Reynolds Street between two storm drains. For several days, drivers have had to swerve around or drive across the plate, which scatters rocks and moves the cones, leaving parts of the plate and hole unmarked.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

Romance tips from a love mechanic

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 9:05pm
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We don’t usually do Valentine’s Day up big at our house, so this month has been uneventful except for birthdays. In years past, we would go out to dinner, but even that took a back seat this year to work and sickness.

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Your comments on You Remembered photo

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 7:04pm
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Here are some of your comments on the Jan. 30 mystery photo.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

2003 death remains unsolved

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 6:40pm
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The shooting death of an Augusta teenager remains one of five unsolved Richmond County homicides from 2003.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Engineers Week marks 66 years

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 6:38pm
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This week marks the 66th consecutive year that scientific and engineering associations have come together to educate and enlighten children’s minds with engineering-themed contests and activities.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

YOU REMEMBERED: The Hollywood Gang Gathers

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 6:37pm
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On Jan. 30 we published a photograph under the headline “The Gang’s All Here” and asked for your help.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

Rants & Raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 6:34pm
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Trashy, trashy, trashy.

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McDuffie County teen takes over for sensei after his master’s death

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 6:28pm
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There are times when an unanticipated blow lands hard. The light shifts, the world tilts and with your pulse roaring in your ears, you react. Read more

The News and Farmer Photos Parish Howard