GreenJackets, Family Y, Drive play a game

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 06/10/2017 - 10:42pm
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Jon Lambert hesitated as he rounded third base at Lake Olmstead Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Looking back, he saw the ball continue rolling into the green of the outfield. He knew he had enough time to make it to home plate. Read more

Staff Photos Jon Long

Kirby: Mysteries that may never be answered

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 06/10/2017 - 9:22pm
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I like reading old stories in The Chronicle’s archives. When I come across a good one, it’s like finding money in an old suit coat and I can’t wait to tell somebody, usually you. Read more

Staff Writer Bill Kirby

Concert to benefit AU ALS Clinic

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 06/10/2017 - 8:17pm
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On a wall in David Hemingway’s house in Martinez is row upon row of commendations from 24 years in the Air Force. On the opposite wall are a dozen performance awards from 13 years at the Central Intelligence Agency. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Rants and raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 06/10/2017 - 8:14pm
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I better not hear a word about ideological purity from the socialists in 2020. Jill Stein’s votes were greater than the margin of victory throughout the Rust Belt. If you whiners had just sucked it up and hit the button for Clinton, Trump wouldn’t be president right now. Read more

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Fort a growing center of military intelligence

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 06/10/2017 - 8:10pm
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The facility where accused classified document leaker Reality Winner worked is the nerve center for the growing intelligence and cyberwarfare operations based at Fort Gordon. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline

Adam West, who played 1960s-era Batman, dies at 88

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 06/10/2017 - 4:00pm
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LOS ANGELES — Adam West, whose straight-faced portrayal of Batman in a campy 1960s TV series lifted the tight-clad Caped Crusader into the national consciousness, has died at age 88, his publicist Molly Schoneveld said Saturday.

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Parents say Reality Leigh Winner’s actions don’t add up in classified leak case

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 06/10/2017 - 3:35pm
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In 2010, a telephone call from basic training delivered the news of Reality Leigh Winner’s career path. In 2017, a telephone call from a Georgia jail delivered news that their daughter’s life had changed. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

Prayer vigil held for missing teen

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 06/10/2017 - 1:44am
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The prevailing attitude at T.W. Josey High School’s football field Friday night was one of hope. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Jon Long

Kirby: Think your thought is original?

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 11:54pm
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How rare the original thought. For example, I was sitting in church last Sunday listening to a sermon on Pentecost. Read more

Columnist Bill Kirby

CPR demo gets to the heart of the matter

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 11:49pm
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People in downtown Augusta were reminded Friday how simple it can be to save a life. Read more

Staff writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Service agreement reached in Plant Vogtle expansion

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 10:20pm
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After four agreement extensions between Westinghouse and Georgia Power at Plant Vogtle, a new operational agreement was reached Friday, including billions in guarantees from Westinghouse parent company Toshiba Corp. Read more

Staff Writer Thomas Gardiner

Huge jackpot lures lottery players

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 10:06pm
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The past few days have seen Augusta residents flocking to the nearest corner store in hopes that the current $435 million Powerball payout will find its way to their pockets. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Jon Long

Search yields dead tortoise inside tool box

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 9:46pm
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A search Friday night by the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office yielded a dead tortoise inside of a tool box. Read more

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Rants & Raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 7:16pm
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At the Evans graduation it was uncalled for and rude for people to bring cow bells; there are other ways to show support for your graduating son or daughter. Read more

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Police arrest subject in stolen ambulance car chase

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 5:08pm
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Police have taken into a custody a man they say fled in an ambulance stolen from Augusta University Medical Center this afternoon. Read more

Staff Writer Abbigail Lennon

Potential sentencing for Reality Leigh Winner could depend on what investigators uncover

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 4:32pm
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If Reality Leigh Winner is convicted of willful retention and transmission of national defense information for leaking a classified document about Russian efforts to affect the presidential election last fall, any potential sentence probably depends on what federal investigators find in the coming weeks or months. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Washington Road lane closures begin Sunday night

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 4:09pm
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There will be multiple nightly lane closures on Washington Road as storm drains are scheduled to be installed next week. Read more

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Bond granted for one suspect in homicide case

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 12:25pm
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One of four men facing murder charges in one of Augusta’s latest homicides was granted a $100,000 bond Friday. Read more

Staff Writer Sandy Hodson

Bond denied for rape suspect

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 12:14pm
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Bond was denied Friday for a young Augusta man accused of rape and cruelty to children. Read more

Staff Writer Sandy Hodson

Victim identified in Columbia County crash

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 9:03am
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The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an early morning fatal accident that occurred on I-20 West Bound near exit 190 on Friday. Read more

Staff Writer Nefeteria Brewster