Woman arrested on extortion charges

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 05/09/2017 - 10:37am
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A woman accused of extorting money from soldiers was arrested Monday in Aiken County.

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Thieves steal lottery tickets from car

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 05/09/2017 - 9:38am
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An Augusta man says thieves broke into his vehicle Monday morning and stole lottery tickets. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Armed robbers take Applebee’s cash

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 05/09/2017 - 9:30am
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An Augusta restaurant was robbed at gunpoint Sunday.

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Thieves sought in Columbia County

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 05/09/2017 - 9:11am
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Three thieves are being sought after stealing a wallet from a customer at a Columbia County restaurant. Read more

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2 pedestrians hit, killed on Mike Padgett Highway

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 05/08/2017 - 11:05pm
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Two pedestrians were struck and killed by a vehicle in the 4600 block of Mike Padgett Highway late Sunday, according to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Department.

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A day in the swamp

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 05/08/2017 - 10:36pm
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Phinizy Swamp environmental educator Kim Dillard (right) points out a turtle lurking below the boardwalk as she gives a group of children a tour of the Phinizy Swamp in Augusta.

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Columbia County man killed in I-20 wreck

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 05/08/2017 - 9:24pm
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A Columbia County man was killed Monday in a wreck on Interstate 20 in Lexington County.

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Burke County deputy attacked by fox

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 05/08/2017 - 8:28pm
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A Burke County Sheriff’s Office deputy was sent to the hospital after being attacked by a wild fox.

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SRNS leaders learn to lead with a purpose at annual conference

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 05/08/2017 - 7:26pm
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The “why” mattered as much as the “what” during a recent Savannah River Nuclear Solutions leadership conference in Aiken under the banner “Powered by a Purpose.”

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American Bar Association president in Augusta to help kick off Law Day celebration

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 05/08/2017 - 6:33pm
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Though Law Day celebrations in the former Soviet Union featured tanks and marching soldiers, every U.S. president since Eisenhower has supported the celebration of the law, because what makes America great is the belief in the rule of law, Linda Klein said.

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Hasan revives racetrack discussion

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 05/08/2017 - 6:19pm
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The time could be right for an old proposal that got one Augusta Commission member in hot water.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord