Is Augusta a cyber hub? Study suggests it is

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 11:48pm
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Wondering when Augusta will become a cyber hub? Read more

Staff Writer Photos Joe Hotchkiss

Rants and raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 11:47pm
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Someone claimed that Trump was doing as he promised. So, he really promised to not be able to pass a single major bill as he tried to pass through illegal things like the two travel bans that had to get slapped back by the courts?

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Kirby: Can you name 8 over 80 to honor?

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 11:46pm
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Today’s my father’s birthday and I was teasing him about all the changes he’s seen in almost nine decades – you know, indoor plumbing, steam locomotives, Tang. He responds by ignoring me and focusing on his iPad, where he usually finds a dozen stories a day to share with his first-born observer. Read more

Columnist Bill Kirby

City finalizes details for cyber parking deck

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 6:24pm
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City officials have firmed plans to issue up to $12 million in bonds for a new parking garage to support the Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center and finalized a letter of intent with Georgia Technology Authority, which will build and maintain the deck. Read more

Staff Writer Susan McCord

Off-duty Richmond County deputy fatally shot

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 4:34pm
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An off-duty Richmond County Sheriff’s deputy was fatally shot Thursday afternoon in south Augusta, according to the sheriff’s office. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Former Magistrate Court clerk pleads guilty to theft of public money

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 2:18pm
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A former clerk in the Richmond County Magistrate Court clerk’s office admitted to stealing from county coffers. Read more

Staff Writer Sandy Hodson

Hwy 25 crash in Burke County forcing traffic to be diverted

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 2:00pm
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A crash on Highway 25 South at Winter Road in Burke County has temporarily forced traffic to be diverted. Read more

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Reward up to $130,000 in growing search for fugitive inmates

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 1:19pm
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ATLANTA — The FBI is adding staff and resources to the search for two inmates sought in the killing of their guards on a prison bus in Georgia, and a sheriff said Thursday the fugitives could be halfway across the country by now.

Read more Associated Press Photos Kate Brumback

12 Augusta attorneys up for possible judicial nomination

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 11:38am
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The names of 12 Augusta attorneys have been submitted as possible replacements for retiring Richmond County State Court Chief Judge Richard Slaby. Read more

Staff Writer Sandy Hodson

‘Thirteen Reasons Why’ author to visit

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 10:09am
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Bestselling author Jay Asher will visit the Columbia County Library at 4 p.m. Sunday to discuss his three novels.

Read more Correspondent Photos Charmain Z. Brackett