Augusta vending company employee arrested for theft

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 12:22am
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An employee of a local vending business was arrested on a theft charge after his employer accused him of stealing from the company. Read more

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Augusta arts plan needs public to define it

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 8:04pm
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A pair of Augusta University professors is making sure the city’s latest public art venture doesn’t lose sight of what matters most – the community the art represents. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

MCG student receives American Medical Association Minority Scholars Award for achievements.

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 8:01pm
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Quante Singleton had the typical boyhood dreams of what he wanted to be when he grew up: fireman, policeman, doctor. Now he’s well on his way to becoming two of the three. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Fort Gordon celebrates promotion of Signal School commandant

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 8:01pm
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The U.S. Army Signal School commandant was promoted to brigadier general Friday in a ceremony at Fort Gordon attended by family, friends and service members. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Fort Gordon welcomes new commandant to Cyber School

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 6:28pm
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Soldiers, family and friends Friday filled the Signal Towers auditorium at Fort Gordon to welcome the commandant of the U.S. Army Cyber School. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Fourth Gun Buy Back event scheduled for Saturday

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 1:38pm
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An event urging residents to donate their guns in exchange for a gift card is scheduled for Saturday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Bond set for rape suspect accused of breaking victim’s arm

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 1:34pm
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Bond was granted Friday for an Augusta man facing charges of rape and aggravated battery in an July 19 incident. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Bond denied to teen charged with hindering in fatal deputy shooting

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 1:04pm
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A 17-year-old charged with hindering the apprehension of a criminal in connection with the fatal shooting of an off-duty sheriff’s deputy must await possible indictment and trial in jail. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Man found guilty of two murders in 2010

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 11:18am
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A jury Friday found Andre Jackson guilty of stabbing to death two people in their homes seven years ago in a murder trial that featured the Augusta man serving as his own attorney. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Aiken County investigating death of man found alongside road

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 10:25am
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The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the suspicious death of a man with an apparent gunshot wound found lying by the side of a road in Beech Island this morning. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

State officials urge eclipse safety, brace for road gridlock

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 11:13pm
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COLUMBIA — “Don’t look at the sun while driving.” That may seem like common sense advice, but as the Aug. 21 solar eclipse approaches, South Carolina public safety officials worry the event will be so extraordinary that people may forget even the most basic safety rules. Read more

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New Murphey Middle School shines at open house

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 10:38pm
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Bigger is better. That was the thought from some parents and teachers at Murphey Middle School’s open house Thursday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Amanda King

Kirby: Vacation travelers head for the hills

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 10:38pm
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Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again. Read more

Columnist Bill Kirby

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Judge sides with prosecution in Reality Winner NSA leak case

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 8:33pm
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A federal judge has sided with prosecutors in the case against former Fort Gordon contractor Reality Winner, finding that her defense team should be muzzled from speaking about any information deemed classified by the government, even if it has been widely reported in local, national and international media publications. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Shell casings found weeks after fatal shooting of off-duty deputy Cooke could prove crucial evidence

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 6:00pm
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Weeks after an off-duty sheriff”s deputy was fatally shot outside a south Augusta home, additional shell casings were found that could prove crucial to proving what happened the afternoon 43-year-old Gregory Cooke died. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Man caught in attempt to help smuggle contraband into prison pleads guilty

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 5:08pm
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A man caught before he could hand over a package of tobacco, cell phones and chargers meant for state prison inmates pleaded guilty Thursday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

July rainfall helps pull state out of drought conditions

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 4:47pm
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For the first time in over three years, the entirety of Georgia is free of drought conditions. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Jon Long

Theft indictment returned against former Richmond County employee

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 4:46pm
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A former city employee who worked as an administrative assistant for juvenile court has been named in a 23-count indictment. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson