Writer who created robots was born 97 years ago today

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 01/08/2017 - 6:37pm
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You know, of course, that today would have been the birthday of Karel Capek, who introduced the word robot to the world. He was born Jan. 9, 1890, in what became the Czech Republic, and though his obituary has never crossed my desk, I assume he has passed on. Otherwise, he would be 127, which would make him, by far, the oldest person on Earth. Read more

Staff Writer Glynn Moore

WAY WE WERE: Dr. Tutt, a patented success story

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 01/08/2017 - 6:37pm
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This is a pretty good photo of an Augusta original – Dr. William H. Tutt, sitting calmly with wife Harriet as Niagara Falls sprays up behind them. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

Pardon Our Mess: Sign turned wrong way

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 01/08/2017 - 6:37pm
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WHERE: On Thirteenth Street, near the intersection of Reynolds Street.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Murder of man in 1997 still unsolved

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 01/08/2017 - 6:36pm
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For two days, Todd Gerald Winkler hadn’t returned phone calls to friends or family members. Read more

Staff Writer Doug Stutsman

Longtime school board member Marion Barnes expects big things for district in final term

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 01/08/2017 - 6:35pm
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Marion Barnes didn’t think he’d last this long.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Aiken water main break closes part of Park Avenue

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 01/08/2017 - 5:51pm
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An Aiken water main break has closed Park Avenue S.E between Kershaw Street and Sumter Street until further notice, the Public Works/Public Safety departments announced Sunday.

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City Ink: Commissioners’ secret session doesn’t stay one

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 01/08/2017 - 1:45am
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Augusta Commission members are always resolving to be transparent, but two days into the new year Mayor Hardie Davis and commissioners Sammie Sias, Dennis Williams, Ben Hasan, Bill Fennoy and Commissioner-elect Andrew Jefferson had a secret meeting at Sias’ man cave, aka Jamestown Community Center. Read more

Columnist Sylvia Cooper

New AU Medical program helping obstetricians who have given up delivering babies for years come back to the practice

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 01/08/2017 - 1:44am
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A new program at AU Medical Center is helping obstetricians who have given up delivering babies find a way to come back to the practice, and it could provide a model for other states to emulate. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Rants and raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 01/08/2017 - 1:43am
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Youth get new ideas

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 01/08/2017 - 1:41am
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