Indictments returned in case of Richmond County sheriff’s deputy fatally shot

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 12:34pm
News

Two Augusta teens have been indicted on charges of murder in the fatal shooting of an off-duty Richmond County Sheriff’s deputy.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Kohl’s to open Amazon shops inside some of its stores

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 11:32am
Business News

NEW YORK — Kohl’s said Wednesday that it will open up Amazon shops in 10 of its stores, making it the latest department store operator to make a deal with the e-commerce giant.

Read more AP Business Writer Photos Joseph Pisani

New Jersey firm acquires three Augusta apartment complexes

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 10:33am
News Business

A New Jersey-based private equity firm on Wednesday announced the acquisition of three apartment communities totaling 446 units in west Augusta.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline

Hurricane Irma slams Caribbean islands as Category 5 storm

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 10:16am
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ST. JOHN’S, Antigua — Hurricane Irma roared into the Caribbean with record force early Wednesday, its 185-mph winds shaking homes and flooding buildings on a chain of small islands along a path toward Puerto Rico, Cuba and Hispaniola and a possible direct hit on densely populated South Florida.

Read more Associated Press Photos ANIKA KENTISH

Tiger killed after running loose in Georgia neighborhood

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 9:59am
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STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. — Police have confirmed that a tiger that was running loose on a Georgia highway was shot and killed.

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Police seek Target shoplifter

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 9:34am
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Authorities are trying to identify a man suspected of stealing a vaccuum cleaner from the Evans Target store.

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Red Cross of Augusta’s telethon raising funds for Hurricane Harvey relief

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 9:16am
News

Volunteers will be manning the phones for a telethon today at the Red Cross of Augusta office to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey.

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