Fired officers had previously arrested same man

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 04/14/2017 - 11:38pm
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ATLANTA — Two Georgia police officers fired after they were caught on video kicking and punching a man during a traffic stop had arrested the same person eight months earlier during another traffic stop, police records show. Read more

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Kirby: A genius some of the time

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 04/14/2017 - 11:37pm
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A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

12 days remain for SC legislators to find road-funding solution

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 04/14/2017 - 11:31pm
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COLUMBIA — Finding a way to fix South Carolina’s crumbling highways will likely dominate the legislative session’s closing days. Just 12 days remain on the legislative calendar for the General Assembly to compromise on an issue that legislators of both parties called their top priority for the year. Read more

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Rants & Raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 04/14/2017 - 9:41pm
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Congrats to our South Carolina players who played so well and placed so highly as No. 1 (ladies basketball, both high school and college) and No. 3 or 4 (men’s college basketball). Read more

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Paine to announce finalists Monday to succeed current president

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 04/14/2017 - 4:00pm
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Paine College will announce three finalists on Monday to succeed current President Samuel Sullivan, its board chair-elect said Friday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Federal government settles medical malpractice case over veteran’s treatment

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 04/14/2017 - 3:53pm
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The federal government has settled a medical malpractice case filed by the widow of an Army veteran, according to court documents filed Friday in U.S. District Court. Read more

Staff Writer Sandy Hodson

Former Richmond County probate court employee files discrimination lawsuit

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 04/14/2017 - 3:47pm
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A former employee of the Richmond County Probate Court filed suit in U.S. District Court alleging her 2014 firing was racially motivated. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Former auto dealership parts department manager indicted

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 04/14/2017 - 2:32pm
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The former manager of the parts department at Thomson Chrysler Jeep has been indicted on 31 counts of wire fraud. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Post-storm salvage begins at Pointes West

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 04/14/2017 - 2:25pm
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A salvage contract has been awarded to clean up the mess left at Pointes West Army Recreation Center marina from last week’s storm that pummeled the Augusta area. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

Kroc Church to hold Easter egg hunt Saturday

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 04/14/2017 - 11:45am
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The Augusta Kroc Church is hosting its annual Hip Hop Bunny Drop event at Chafee Park on Saturday Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Kindergarten registration begins Tuesday for Aiken County schools

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 04/14/2017 - 11:39am
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The Aiken County Public School District is holding its kindergarten registration for the 2017-18 school year beginning next week. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Augusta nursing home settles lawsuit without admitting negligence

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 04/14/2017 - 11:35am
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One of two Augusta nursing homes sued over allegations that poor care led to a patient’s suffering has settled without any admission of wrong-doing. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

John Deere awards grants to four Aiken County schools

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 04/14/2017 - 10:58am
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Representatives with the John Deere Inspire Program awarded $55,000 in grant funding to four Aiken County schools Thursday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

First waste shipment in three years leaves SRS

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 04/14/2017 - 10:50am
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A shipment of transuranic waste left Savannah River Site on Wednesday for first time in three years Read more

Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner