Man accused in death of SCDOT workers has long list of driving offenses

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 12:52pm
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An Augusta man accused of killing two South Carolina Department of Transportation workers and injuring a third in a hit-and-run Monday has an extensive record of driving offenses in Richmond County. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Public hearing held on North Augusta Comprehensive Plan

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 9:37pm
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North Augusta’s Planning Commission heard from three people during a public hearing on the city’s draft Comprehensive Plan held Monday night.

Read more Staff Writer Photos James Folker

Landowner who received settlement has a ‘gift’ for the city

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 8:00pm
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A retired Augusta dentist who says faulty deeds and plats led to him and the city being defrauded a decade ago says he has a gift for the city.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Colorado sex offender arrested in Augusta

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 6:53pm
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A registered sex offender from Colorado was arrested in Augusta on a charge of criminal attempt to commit child molestation.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Kirby: Celebrating the PB&J

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 5:57pm
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“Good taste is the modesty of the mind.”

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

Rants & Raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 5:52pm
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Brian France and NASCAR have virtually destroyed a good Southern sport in stock car racing.

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Murder trial underway in Augusta homicide

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 5:52pm
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A jury began hearing evidence Monday afternoon in the murder trial for a young Augusta man.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Woman charged in McDuffie County with threatening police officers

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 5:47pm
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A McDuffie County woman was arrested Monday, accused of taunting officers with a handgun.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

New district attorney sworn in Monday

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 4:41pm
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The governor of Georgia swore Natalie Paine in Monday as the new Augusta Judicial Circuit district attorney.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Heritage Academy students learn firsthand about entrepreneurism

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 4:10pm
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While assisting in the morning carpool line, Heritage Academy students Janiyah Young and Ki’ara Moss turned and looked at administrator Linda Tucciarone.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Engineer says rock weir use could affect Savannah River

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 4:00pm
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An Augusta engineer said plans to replace the New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam with a rock weir could affect the pool of water in the Savannah River around Augusta that the cities and industry rely on.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Details remain scarce for city-sponsored Masters Week event

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 3:26pm
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With the Mayor’s Masters Reception just three weeks away, there’s still no announced honoree for this year’s event. .

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Augusta nursing home settles wrongful death lawsuit

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 3:15pm
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On the eve of trial, an Augusta nursing home chose to settle a wrongful death lawsuit.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Aiken police say missing man has been found

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 2:47pm
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An Aiken man reported missing has been located.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Vogtle reactor taken offline to refuel

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 2:05pm
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Plant Vogtle’s Unit 1 was taken offline over the weekend and will remain out of operation while crews complete a refuel.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

Officials are investigating an arson at condemned mobile home

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 1:46pm
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Authorities are investigating an arson at a condemned mobile home off Mike Padgett Highway.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

UPDATE: Arrest made in hit and run that killed 2 SC DOT employees in Aiken County Monday

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 10:13am
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An Augusta man has been charged in the Monday morning death of two South Carolina Department of Transportation employees and the injury of another.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Walgreen clerk says man chased her in store with knife

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 9:05am
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A Walgreen cashier told police Saturday that a hooded man with a knife chased her at the store.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson