One dead, another in critical condition, after single-vehicle accident in Taliaferro County

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 11:25am
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One person has been killed, another in critical condition after a train hit the car he was riding in in Taliaferro County on Sunday morning. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Richmond County Sheriff’s Office investigating shooting at Alpine Apartments

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 10:52am
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The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting Sunday.

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Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 12:53am
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KIRBY: Spoiler alert for pets and cold mornings

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 12:49am
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My wife started it. During a week of frosty mornings, she began rewarding our two little white dogs with a treat when they came in from their morning constitutionals. She would take an old throw blanket and warm it up a few minutes in the household dryer. Then spread it out and watched them curl up and be quiet. Read more

Columnist Photos Bill Kirby

Bond not set for two Augusta women charged with cruelty to children

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 6:43pm
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Bond was denied for two Augusta women charged with cruelty to children in separate cases.

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Names of four killed in fatal fire in McCormick released

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 6:17pm
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The names of the father and three children killed in an early Monday morning fire in McCormick County have been released.

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Augusta committee may take up Regency arena proposal again

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 6:12pm
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Commissioner Marion Williams will attempt to have a city committee revisit building an arena at the vacant Regency Mall site Tuesday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Trial underway for Augusta man accused of tampering with evidence in deputy’s fatal shooting

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 5:59pm
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Testimony began Monday in the trial of an Augusta man accused of tampering with evidence after his teenage son allegedly shot an off-duty sheriff’s deputy. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Augusta National gets to hold green jackets pending ruling on ownership

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 5:46pm
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Augusta National green jackets and other items once on the auction block will be held by the club pending a judicial decision about the rightful owner. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Intercity bus station relocates to Broad Street

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 4:31pm
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After more than six decades on Greene Street, Augusta’s intercity bus station has moved to the Augusta Public Transit facility on Broad Street.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline

Single vehicle accident causes temporary road closure along Hwy 25 in Burke County

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 4:09pm
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An accident along Highway 25 in Burke County is causing temporary lane closures, according to authorities.

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AU researcher gets grant to explore connection between fat and brain function

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 4:08pm
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How and where you carry fat on your body could be harming your brain in the long run or may have the opposite effect, according to a researcher at Augusta University. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Blythe mayor steps down

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 3:55pm
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The newly-elected mayor of Blythe tendered his resignation Friday prior to being sworn in. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Emory University gets $400 million gift, its largest ever

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 2:20pm
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ATLANTA — Georgia’s Emory University is receiving a $400 million gift — the largest in the history of the institution — to find new cures for disease and improve lives. Read more

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3 children, 1 adult dead in McCormick mobile home fire

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 2:16pm
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MCCORMICK, S.C. — Three children and a man have died in a mobile home fire in South Carolina.

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Man pleads guilty in Augusta homicide case

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 12:02pm
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It happened again because of the toxic mix of guns and drugs. One young man died and a second headed off to prison Monday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Supreme Court gives Georgia death row inmate new round of appeals

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 9:29am
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WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is giving a Georgia death row inmate whose execution was called off last year another chance to raise claims of racial bias on his jury. Read more

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NAACP urges protests of Trump’s visit to Atlanta

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 9:23am
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ATLANTA — The NAACP is urging people to wear white and hold anti-Trump signs on Monday. Another group says demonstrators will “take a knee” before the big game to protest President Donald Trump’s visit to Atlanta.

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