USC Aiken celebrates top ranking as regional public college

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 1:41pm
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Students, faculty members and even Ace, the USC Aiken mascot on Wednesday celebrated the school’s 13th selection as U.S. News and World Report’s No. 1 Public Regional College in the South, according to the 2018 edition of America’s Best Colleges. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Amanda King

Large debris piles to be removed by secondary hauler at no extra charge to Augusta homeowners

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 1:23pm
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Augusta homeowners with debris piles too large for city waste haulers will see them removed by a secondary hauler at no extra charge, a city official said. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Update: 8 die at nursing home as Irma’s aftermath brings new hazards

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 1:09pm
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HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — Eight patients at a sweltering nursing home died after Hurricane Irma knocked out the air conditioning, raising fears Wednesday about the safety of Florida’s 4 million senior citizens amid power outages that could go on for days.

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TaxSlayer hires new marketing executives

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 10:52am
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Augusta-based tax-services technology company TaxSlayer has hired three senior leaders to grow its product and marketing strategy. Read more

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Florida mayor: 5 dead from nursing home that lost power

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 10:11am
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LOWER MATECUMBE KEY, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local): Read more

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Power outages still reported for Augusta area

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 9:21am
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Milton Fennell was among the lucky ones whose power was restored Wednesday after Monday’s storm brought heavy rain and gusts of winds up to 58 mph to the Augusta area. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Man hospitalized after stabbing on East Telfair Street

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 8:20am
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A man has been hospitalized after being stabbed in the 200 block of East Telfair Street on Tuesday night. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Gas prices continue to increase but may be leveling off

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 11:51pm
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Gas prices in Georgia saw some of the biggest increases nationally over the past week due to recent storms, according to gas tracking agencies. Read more

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Rants and raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 11:08pm
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Deniers of 2016 voter fraud, please explain how (a Republican elections official claimed that) Chicago had only 1,101,178 registered voters, but have 1,115,664 people cast ballots in 2016? My old school math  say  14,486 votes were illegally cast. Read more

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Back-to-back storms in Georgia mean doing repairs all over

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 11:01pm
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​SAVANNAH, Ga. — New drywall, new insulation, repaired door frames and fresh paint – Joey Spalding was still finishing repairs at his home on Tybee Island nearly a year after it got flooded by Hurricane Matthew. Read more

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Columbia County shelters closing

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 7:14pm
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Columbia County will close the second of its two shelters to house Hurricane Irma evacuees Wednesday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Abbigail Lennon

“Veterans Expressway” effort gains little ground

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 7:11pm
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An effort to rename the John C. Calhoun Expressway faltered Tuesday with commissioners determining they were stopped by state law from doing so. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Red Cross partners with Goodwill Industries in hurricane relief efforts

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 5:32pm
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Goodwill Industries is collaborating with the Red Cross in Macon and Augusta to assist with the efforts concerning hurricane evacuees in the Central Savannah and Middle Georgia areas. Read more

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Cleanup efforts continue in wake of Irma

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 3:58pm
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It appears the Augusta area weathered Tropical Storm Irma without major, widespread damage, though spokespersons in Richmond and Columbia counties said assessments are still ongoing. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

CSRA College Night to be held Thursday evening

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 3:43pm
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The CSRA College Night will take place Thursday at the James Brown Arena. Read more

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Storm damages power lines, downs trees, leaves thousands without power

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 2:53pm
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Thousands remained without power Tuesday morning from damages sustained from Hurricane Irma. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Abbigail Lennon