Inmate city demolition proposal triggers debate

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 05/09/2017 - 7:22pm
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Tempers flared during an Augusta Commission debate over whether to use inmate labor for demolition work. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Domestic incident led to shooting by Jefferson County deputy

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 05/09/2017 - 6:26pm
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A domestic incident led to Saturday’s shooting of a Keysville, Ga., man by a Jefferson County sheriff’s deputy, according to authorities. Read more

The News and Farmer Photos Parish Howard

Trump fires FBI Director Comey

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 05/09/2017 - 5:47pm
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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey Tuesday, ousting the nation’s top law enforcement official in the midst of an investigation into whether Trump’s campaign had ties to Russia’s election meddling.

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Military communities talk collaboration, security with Sen. Perdue

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 05/09/2017 - 5:35pm
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Focusing on collaboration to bolster national security, Republican U.S. Sen. David Perdue, of Georgia, met with leaders from communities with military bases around the state this week. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

No immediate plans for lighting on Mike Padgett Highway

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 05/09/2017 - 4:31pm
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The Georgia Department of Transportation said it has “no immediate plans” to add lighting to Mike Padgett Highway in the aftermath of two pedestrians killed on the roadway last weekend. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Olympic athlete visits Craig-Houghton Elementary

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 05/09/2017 - 3:22pm
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Not far from the playground at Craig-Houghton Elementary School sits a garden filled with kale, lettuce and collards. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Convicted child molester returned to prison for violating probation

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 05/09/2017 - 1:53pm
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A man who served 10 years in prison for child molestation is headed back to prison for violating his probation. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Aiken man charged in sexual assault of minor

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 05/09/2017 - 1:18pm
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Aiken police have charged a man in the sexual assault of a minor. Read more

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Deputy attacked by fox expected to miss 10 days

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 05/09/2017 - 12:30pm
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A Burke County Sheriff’s Office deputy will be out of work for about 10 days after being attacked by a fox. Read more

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