$50,000 bond set for Corley on upgraded domestic violence charge

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 2:31pm
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AIKEN — State Rep. Chris Corley was arraigned on an upgraded charge of domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature Wednesday. He pleaded not guilty and was given a new bond of $50,000. Read more

Staff Writer Photos James Folker

Haley slams Obama for not blocking UN measure against Israel

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 10:51am
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WASHINGTON — South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley assailed the Obama administration on Wednesday for failing to block a U.N. Security Council resolution that condemned Israel’s settlements in east Jerusalem and the West Bank. She pledged to reject future measures that she said unfairly targeted the Jewish state if confirmed as President-elect Donald Trump’s U.N. ambassador.

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N. Augusta council OKs Project Jackson documents

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 1:14am
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North Augusta City Council held public hearings Tuesday night on the Ballpark Village Master Development Agreement and Municipal Improvement District and gave both new second-reading approval. Read more

Staff Writer James Folker

Regional health information network connecting hospitals in Augusta and Savannah with providers across state is having interesting effects

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 11:00pm
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A regional health information network that links hospitals in Augusta and Savannah with providers locally and across the state is having some interesting effects, such as reducing needless scans and catching life-threatening illnesses in the Savannah jail. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Rants & Raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 10:57pm
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To resolve the running on yellow, you wait three minutes and then one car gets through. Read more

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Dish Network reaches agreement with local stations

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 10:46pm
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Atlanta-based Gray Television Inc. announced Tuesday night that it reached an agreement in principle with Dish Network, which will continue carrying programming for its WRDW and WAGT stations in Augusta without interruption, according a news release. Read more

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City programs subsidize homeownership

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 8:46pm
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Need a home? The city of Augusta may be able to help you. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Commission OKs paint, sod for downtown landmarks

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 7:05pm
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Two downtown landmarks might get some city-funded maintenance – if a little later than expected. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Three Augusta schools rewarded for having cleanest campuses in Richmond County

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 6:50pm
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For school custodians, their day-to-day work often goes without recognition. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Aggravated assault with a gun and larceny from an automobile saw largest crime increases in Richmond County last year

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 6:39pm
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Aggravated assault with a gun and larceny from an automobile saw the most dramatic increases in Richmond County last year, and police said it’s up to the residents to help tackle those numbers in 2017. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Thomson teen girl reported missing

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 5:18pm
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The Thomson Police Department is currently looking for a missing teen girl.

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Documentary examines environmental impact of SRS, Vogtle nuclear activity

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 2:31pm
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A newly released documentary highlights health and environmental concerns on two of the area’s largest employers – Plant Vogtle and Savannah River Site. Read more

Staff writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

Augusta-Richmond County NAACP will hold annual MLK Freedom Fund Banquet on Friday

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 12:40pm
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The Augusta-Richmond County NAACP will hold its annual MLK Freedom Fund Banquet on Friday. Read more

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Rocker Alice Cooper coming to Bell Auditorium

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 10:27am
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Shock rocker Alice Cooper will be coming to Augusta in April, as tickets go on sale Friday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Police need help finding man sought in December sexual assault

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 9:14am
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A man wanted for questioning in a December sexual assault has been found, police said.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Augusta ‘Sister March’ planned Saturday

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 9:36pm
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Augusta will host its own “Sister March” in conjunction with the Women’s March on Washington this Saturday.

Read more Staff Writer Susan McCord

Kirby: President-elect makes his points in Augusta

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 7:30pm
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Augusta held a very dear place in his affections. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

Youths learn King’s legacy during church’s day of service

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 6:36pm
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About 30 children gathered Monday for a day of community service and reflection for Martin Luther King Day at Belle Terrace Presbyterian Church.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Annual MLK celebration focuses on unity, service

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 6:16pm
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For the Rev. Larry Fryer, Monday’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration could be summed up by two words: unity and service.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

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