Rants and raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 03/26/2017 - 12:39am
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What many people construe as lies, actually have become truth. Read more

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Lower pet kill rate is possible, takes work

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 03/26/2017 - 12:38am
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Columbia County Animal Services is “proud” of its extremely low kill rate, but keeping the numbers down takes constant work and education, Manager Linda Glasscock said. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

City Ink: Brimming with ideas for Augusta’s future

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 03/26/2017 - 12:35am
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Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis took his #SOGO — South of Gordon — initiative for capitalizing on Fort Gordon growth on the road last week with a busload of architects and developers brimming with ideas about transforming Regency Mall. Read more

Columnist Sylvia Cooper

Texas neuroscientist latest recruit to Augusta University

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 03/26/2017 - 12:35am
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The interplay between fat-produced hormones and neurons in the brain could help explain why depression and anxiety often accompany obesity, and provide insights into other disorders like post-traumatic stress disorder, said a Texas neuroscientist who is the latest recruit to Augusta University through the help of the Georgia Research Alliance. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Cancer Research Building extension to be more than just physical connector

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 03/26/2017 - 12:35am
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A large steel girder now welded against the side of the M. Bert Storey Cancer Research Building stretches across Laney-Walker Boulevard toward the Georgia Cancer Center outpatient building, where it will one day help connect them, providing both functional and symbolic links. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Old fire engine gets new mission of honor

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 03/26/2017 - 12:34am
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An old fire engine is getting an upgrade to better send firefighters to their final resting place. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Campus guns, income taxes await action by lawmakers

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 03/25/2017 - 10:56pm
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ATLANTA — Legislation affecting Georgia’s college campuses,  taxes  and fledgling medical marijuana program awaits action as lawmakers enter the session’s final two days. Read more

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Kirby: There’s really no Need for Speed(ing)

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 03/25/2017 - 7:51pm
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It’s one of the best feelings in the world. I’d left the office early last Friday afternoon and was heading up the interstate to see my parents. Read more

Staff Writer Bill Kirby

Water heater stolen from Augusta rental property

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 03/25/2017 - 7:23pm
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A Richmond County property owner contacted the sheriff’s office to report a stolen water heater. Read more

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Unattended Augusta child injured after firing weapon

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 03/25/2017 - 7:12pm
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A six-year-old girl left alone in an Augusta home sustained superficial injuries after firing a weapon she found. Read more

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Kirby: Some trees you don’t want to mess with

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 9:10pm
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Compare clarity to pruning,

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

Rants & Raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 9:06pm
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For such a winner, President Trump complains about being treated unfairly a lot.

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Grovetown teen killed in head-on collision

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 8:25pm
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Police say alcohol may have been a factor in a car crash that claimed the life of an 18-year-old Grovetown woman in Harlem on Friday night.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Abbigail Lennon

Women in Philanthropy give $134,250 to local organizations

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 7:58pm
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Women in Philanthropy for the CSRA hosted its ninth annual banquet Friday at Augusta Country Club.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Fort Gordon and GA National Guard start week-long exercise Monday

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 5:17pm
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Exercises on and around Fort Gordon could see increased delays and activity between Monday and Friday this coming week.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

Condition of woman injured in nitrogen leak upgraded

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 5:02pm
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A woman injured in a liquid nitrogen leak that killed a Richmond County sheriff’s deputy last month has been upgraded, a Doctors Hospital spokeswoman said.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

State gives firm date for cyber center completion

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 4:16pm
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The state of Georgia has given its state-of-the-art cyber training center a name, a place and all the money needed to get built. On Friday, a state technology officials told Augusta business leaders the facility now has an opening date: July 10, 2018.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline

Family dispute leads to prison sentence

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 4:03pm
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A family dispute that ended in an exchange of gunfire led to a prison term Friday for one of the participants.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson