KIRBY: A sweet thought for the holiday

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 6:35pm
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The moon is friend for the lonesome to talk to.

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McCormick County joins regional economic development alliance

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 4:57pm
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When it comes to regional economic development, McCormick County has decided to “shop local.”

Read more Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline

Police: Athens peeping Tom suspect used Uber job to target female UGA students

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 3:42pm
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ATHENS, Ga. - An alleged peeping Tom who was arrested two weeks ago for spying on a University of Georgia student at her home in Athens has been tied to 25 criminal cases dating to 2003, including four previous peeping Tom incidents, 16 burglaries and several thefts, Athens-Clarke County police said.

Read more Athens Banner-Herald Photos Joe Johnson

Alleged Georgia burglar says book series teaching him ninja how-to

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 3:38pm
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DUNWOODY, Ga. — A 25-year-old man arrested on a burglary charge told investigators the popular graphic novel “Naruto” was teaching him how to be a ninja and enter secured areas, police in an Atlanta suburb said Monday.

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Police identify suspect wanted for questioning in child molestation incident

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 3:29pm
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The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is seeking to identify a man wanted for questioning in a child molestation case.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Strike at SRS is over, contractor says

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 3:13pm
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A strike by security workers at Savannah River Site has ended, according to a news release from the security contractor, Centerra Inc.

Read more Staff Writer Photos James Folker

Marshal’s Office cracking down on tire dumping

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 3:10pm
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A man facing a felony charge for an illegal dumping of 44 used tires off Old Highway 1 made his first court appearance Monday.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Detention center to remain under partial lock-down as investigation into contraband continues

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 2:31pm
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A security measure at a detention center in Augusta has shifted from full to partial Monday after authorities discovered prohibited items inside of the facility last week.

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Gas prices continue to fall

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 1:55pm
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Gas prices in Augusta continue to drop as refineries move past a series of hurricanes that disrupted production.

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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