Savannah mother sentenced to two life terms for drowning two infant daughters

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 12:18pm
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SAVANNAH, Ga. - A Savannah mother of four on Friday was sentenced to two consecutive life prison sentences after a jury found her guilty but mentally ill of malice murder by drowning her two youngest children in a plastic tub at her home.

Read more Savannah Morning News Photos Jan Skutch

Bid for transit building at Regency Mall comes in at $14 million

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 11:53am
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Plans to construct an $18 million transit administration and maintenance building at Regency Mall move forward Tuesday with a bid award going before an Augusta Commission committee.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Richmond County Sheriff’s Office seeking help to find man wanted for robbing local Sprint gas station

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 11:07am
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The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help to find a man wanted in connection to a robbery.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Man indicted on federal charge of producing child pornography

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 11:02am
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A man accused of creating child pornography has been indicted in U.S. District Court.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Aiken County Sheriff’s Office seeking help to identify suspect in connection to fraud

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 10:55am
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The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help to identify a suspect in connection to a fraudulent Sam’s Club account.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Republican candidates for Georgia governor spar in Augusta forum

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 10/08/2017 - 11:27pm
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Five Republicans who want to be Georgia’s next governor found a lot to agree on Sunday night during a forum in Augusta.

Read more Staff Writer Photos James Folker

WAY WE WERE: Madison Woo, supporter of recreation

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 10/08/2017 - 9:25pm
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When Augusta businessman and civic leader Madison Woo passed away in 2012, his Chronicle obituary pointed out he was the first Asian-American elected to public office in Richmond County.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

Augusta billboard recognizes those missing since 1990

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 10/08/2017 - 3:12pm
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Mical Barefield was drawn to an intersection along a road near his family’s business to view a unique billboard. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Rants and raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 10/08/2017 - 3:12pm
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Someone praised Tom Price for leaving since he abused taxpayer funds. We need to do that to the whining twittering Donald Trump. He’s spent more so far for security for his travels than any other president in an eight year history.

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Glynn Moore: The death of strangers, celebrities can hit us hard

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 10/08/2017 - 3:07pm
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Sometimes we are affected by the deaths of complete strangers as much as we are of loved ones.

Read more Columnist Photos Glynn Moore

Parkinson support group holds fundraiser

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 10/08/2017 - 12:32am
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The CSRA Parkinson Support Group held its 17th annual POP Walk, or the People of Parkinson’s Walk, Saturday, raising $43,624.75 in their primary fundraiser of the year. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Amanda King

Faces of Survival: Aurora Amaro

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 10/08/2017 - 12:06am
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Sept. 27 was a significant day for Aurora Amaro. It marked the end of her chemotherapy. Read more

Correspondent Photos Charmain Z. Brackett

Hurricane Nate makes landfall at mouth of Mississippi River

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 10/08/2017 - 12:00am
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NEW ORLEANS — Hurricane Nate came ashore at the mouth of the Mississippi River on Saturday and pelted the central Gulf Coast with wind and rain as the fast-moving storm steamed toward the Mississippi coast, where it was expected to make another landfall and threatened to inundate homes and businesses in vulnerable low-lying areas. Read more

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Augusta-area students participate in STEM activities, prepare for future

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 10/07/2017 - 11:57pm
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Plastic tubes and pots and pans were not the only science opportunities going on around the area Saturday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Amanda King

Georgia continues to see developmentally disabled patients die under state care

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 10/07/2017 - 11:55pm
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The state of Georgia continues to have developmentally disabled patients die while under state care, with 160 deaths in the past fiscal year, according to a court-appointed observer. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Annual food drive marks 25th anniversary

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 10/07/2017 - 8:13pm
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Golden Harvest Food Bank is conducting its 25th annual It’s Spooky To Be Hungry food and funds drive this month. Read more

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City Ink: Many commissioners left off invite list for mayor’s arena talks

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 10/07/2017 - 7:26pm
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Editor’s note: Earlier versions of this story incorrectly identified who was to meet at a restaurant. The Chronicle regrets the error.

Read more Columnist Sylvia Cooper