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.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

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

Photos Associated Press

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

Photos Associated Press

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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The Way We Were: Debating city-county consolidation

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 9:18pm
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This is a very interesting photograph that we know little about.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

New Miller Theater brings back old memories for many

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 8:13pm
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It was the place of many first dates, first trips to the movies, and first jobs, and on Sunday, the Miller Theater opened its doors again to welcome Augustans back inside.

Read more Correspondent Photos Charmain Z. Brackett

“Non-essential” Georgia government offices closed Monday

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 8:11pm
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Most Georgia state government offices in the Augusta area will be closed Monday.

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Rants and raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 7:06pm
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Cross Creek NJROTC rifle team members head to national championship

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 7:06pm
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Johnathan Shaw meticulously looked over the targets of the Cross Creek High School NJROTC rifle team Thursday morning, evaluating the aim of his students while many teachers and students were still on Winter Break.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Amanda King

No challengers have surfaced in May elections

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 7:05pm
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Augusta may be growing, but interest in leading the local government is not.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord