Deputies fire shots at armed man, but no one injured

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 04/18/2017 - 12:02pm
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Two Evans men were arrested in a dispute between neighbors that led to shots being fired by police after one of the neighbors barricaded himself in his home before exiting with a gun drawn.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Abbigail Lennon

Harlem woman dies in head-on collision

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 04/18/2017 - 10:18am
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A Columbia County man is in custody following a deadly accident Monday in Harlem. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Thieves hit Apple Store at Augusta Mall

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 04/18/2017 - 10:10am
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The Apple Store at the Augusta Mall was burglarized Sunday night. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Paine College names 2 finalists for president’s post

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 04/18/2017 - 10:00am
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Paine College’s board of trustees announced it has two finalists to succeed President Samuel Sullivan. Read more

Staff Writer Tom Corwin

The Doolittle Raid: The Day we knew we could win

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 9:12pm
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If you are a patriotic American, over the next several years, you should honor and remember, with justifiable pride, the 75th anniversary of many major events of World War II. The first of these memorable milestones is almost upon us. The April 18, 1942, Doolittle Raid against Japan was not one of the great battles of the war. But, the effect it had on the outcome of the war was incalculable.

Read more Special Photos Eric Hogan

North Augusta OKs road realignment, work orders

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 8:41pm
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North Augusta City Council approved Monday a realignment of Railroad Avenue on the Project Jackson site and appropriated money to let the Ballpark Village contractor tackle some work to keep the project on schedule.

Read more Staff Writer Photos James Folker

S.C. dam bills unlikely to pass in 2017

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 8:02pm
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Just 18 months after catastrophic flooding in South Carolina connected to Hurricane Joaquin, many of the dams and flood control systems remain damaged in the Palmetto State.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

City might house Secretary of State satellite office

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 7:57pm
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An effort by Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp to open a regional satellite office at Augusta Municipal Building goes before the Augusta Commission for approval Tuesday.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Augusta tax digest up by 2 percent

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 7:02pm
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Augusta’s digest of taxable property is up 2 percent, to about $10 billion, after county tax appraisers finished their annual reassessment of real estate and personal property.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Rants & Raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 6:06pm
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Much light and love to Rep. Wayne Howard during this convalescence. Let us know how else we can help besides prayers. We appreciate your service to the community!

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Kirby: Ballpark memories beside the lake

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 6:03pm
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There is a lot of enthusiasm out there. I have talked personally with 200 families who would like to see baseball in Augusta.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

Gas prices hold steady, AAA reports

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 5:59pm
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AAA reports gas prices leveled off over the weekend after rising for more than two weeks. Before the weekend, gas prices nationwide rose an average of 12 cents in 19 days, 13 cents in 14 days in Florida, 13 cents in 18 days in Georgia and 14 cents in 20 days in Tennessee.

Read more Photos Staff wire reports

Man receives lifetime ban from Dillard’s in Augusta Mall

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 5:48pm
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A Davisboro, Ga., man received a lifetime ban from Dillard’s after attempting to shoplift clothes last weekend from the Augusta Mall.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Two Greenbrier High students named Georgia Scholars

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 5:40pm
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The Georgia Department of Education announced Monday that 183 graduating seniors from schools across the state have been recognized as 2017 Georgia Scholars.

Read more Staff Writer Doug Stutsman

I-20 buckles in Atlanta

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 1:56pm
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Augusta man convicted of 1976 murder up for parole again

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 11:42am
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An Augusta man who participated in a crime spree 40 years ago that left several people dead, including an 11-year-old boy, is being considered for release on parole again.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

SC prison riot injures 3 officers

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 7:03am
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KERSHAW, S.C. — Officers have regained control of a prison dormitory at Kershaw Correctional Institution after inmates took control and injured three officers.

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ATV accident kills Wilkes child, 11

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 5:52am
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The Georgia State Patrol is investigating an ATV accident that killed a Briarwood Academy sixth-grader Easter Sunday afternoon.

Read more Correspondent Photos Donna Stillinger