One person shot in early-morning incident

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 10:00am
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One man suffered a non-life threatening gunshot wound in a Thursday morning incident, according to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office.

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South Carolina considers using electric chair for executions

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 9:44am
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COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina lawmakers are considering allowing inmates to be electrocuted when they face execution.

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Woman’s death ruled accidental

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 10:56pm
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The North Augusta Police Department released new information in the case of a woman found dead in an apartment complex last month.

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Rants and raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 10:25pm
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A quote we all should heed, courtesy of Marcus Aurelius (some of you who are grads of the new and unimproved educational system might need to look him up on the net): “The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane” Read more

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Father of teen accused of fatally shooting off-duty sheriff deputy acquitted of tampering with evidence

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 6:52pm
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A jury deliberated more than two hours Wednesday before finding the father of the teen accused of killing an off-duty sheriff deputy not guilty of tampering with evidence. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Medical examiner describes condition of elderly woman’s body at son’s murder trial

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 6:06pm
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Agnes Caviston didn’t look human in the autopsy photographs shown to the jury Wednesday in the third day of her son’s murder trial. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Office rules complaint is policy disagreement, sees no open meetings violations from Grovetown mayor

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 5:54pm
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The state Attorney General’s Office has determined that Grovetown Mayor Gary Jones did not violate Georgia’s Open Meetings Act as claimed by a newly elected council member and closed the case on the complaint. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Abbigail Lennon

Burke County Sheriff’s Office awarded grant to boost initiatives for traffic safety

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 5:28pm
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The Burke County Sheriff’s Office has been awarded a $20,000 Traffic Enforcement grant as part of its involvement with the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety in Atlanta and its initiative to boost traffic safety. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Garrett announces run for Augusta Commission

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 5:28pm
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The first candidate for the District 8 seat on the Augusta Commission announced his run this week. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Raffle to help fund Augusta cardiologist foundation on heart health care

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 5:20pm
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For Dr. Mac Bowman of University Hospital, keeping people healthy and repairing their hearts is more than a career: it is his calling. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Aiken Public Safety honored by PETA for saving dog from fire

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 4:06pm
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The Aiken Department of Public Safety is being honored by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals for rescuing a dog from a burning pickup truck. Read more

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Aiken County Sheriff’s Office seeking to identify three suspects in connection with fraud

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 2:26pm
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The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office is seeking to identify three suspects in connection with credit card fraud. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Historic black church being moved, not demolished

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 2:19pm
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A historic black Augusta church targeted for demolition has been spared the wrecking ball. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

South Carolina teacher accused of relationship with preteen

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 12:59pm
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LADSON, S.C. — A middle school teacher in South Carolina has been accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a 12-year-old student Read more

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South Carolina governor wants offshore drilling exemption

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 12:53pm
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COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina’s governor said he is seeking an exemption from the Trump administration’s offshore drilling expansion. Read more

Associated Press Photos Meg Kinnard

Harlem teen killed in crash on Old Louisville Road

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 10:19am
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A Grovetown high school student has died after being involved in a two-vehicle accident along Old Lousiville Rd. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Georgia Governor may call special legislative session to woo Amazon

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 10:03am
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ATLANTA — Gov. Nathan Deal said Wednesday he’s ready to call a special session of the state legislature if necessary to lure Amazon to Georgia.

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Community responds to school rezoning plans

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 9:02am
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Time and money were the key arguments against proposed school rezoning plans at the Aiken County Board of Education meeting Tuesday night. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Amanda King

One arrested, charged in connection with shooting at Aiken gas station

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 8:24am
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A man has been arrested in connection with a shooting at an Aiken gas station.

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Rants and raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 10:55pm
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