Savannah outer harbor deepening enters next phase

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 7:51pm
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The final phase of the outer harbor portion of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project is officially underway as of Dec. 1, representatives with the Savannah District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer announced this week.

Read more Savannah Morning News Photos Katie Nussbaum

Vacation buybacks, personnel manual on city agenda

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 7:43pm
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Augusta employees are in for a post-holiday treat if commissioners OK as much as $522,132 in vacation leave buybacks Tuesday.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

KIRBY: Sharing the holiday is in the cards

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 6:12pm
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Thrift is poetic because it is creative; waste is unpoetic because it is waste.

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Rants and raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 6:11pm
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If those politicians have used public money to pay off their liaisons, for that alone, they should be thrown in jail and the keys thrown away. All the money they paid must be returned and all pensions canceled.

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Enrollment deadline approaching for federal healthcare insurance

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 5:25pm
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It took the better part of an hour Monday morning to get Polly Tyler to the point she could begin to look at her options for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Body of Augusta attorney killed in boating accident found

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 4:40pm
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Authorities have found the body of Tom Allgood near the scene of a boating collision that killed the Augusta attorney and another man Friday near Wildwood Park boat ramp. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Abbigail Lennon

Former Grovetown clerk charged with federal offenses

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 4:33pm
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Former Grovetown city clerk Vicky Vinson Capetillo has been charged with federal offenses of money laundering and payment theft.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Commissioner says Regency Mall plan doesn’t have necessary votes

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 2:28pm
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Augusta commissioners hoping for a final vote Tuesday on Mayor Hardie Davis’ proposal to rebuild James Brown Arena at Regency Mall may find the proposal invalidated due to a possibly illegal meeting held last week.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Augusta man pleads guilty to manslaughter

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 2:06pm
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An Augusta man accused of fatally shooting his sister’s boyfriend pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of voluntary manslaughter Monday.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown sentenced to five years in prison

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 12:02pm
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown was sentenced Monday to five years in federal prison for fraud and tax crimes that included raising about $800,000 for a sham charity.

Read more Florida Times-Union Photos Christopher Hong Steve Patterson & Nate Monroe

Aiken County Sheriff’s Office identify suspect wanted in connection to Warrenville shooting

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 11:52am
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The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office has identified a man wanted in connection to a shooting last week in Warrenville.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

South Carolina’s first black chief justice dead at 86

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 11:41am
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COLUMBIA, S.C. — Ernest Finney, South Carolina’s first African-American chief justice, died Sunday. He was 86.

Read more Associated Press Photos Jeffrey Collins

Augusta shooting victim identified

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 8:43am
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The victim of an early morning fatal shooting in Augusta has been identified

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Augusta Animal Service partners with Atlanta nonprofit to spay, neuter pets in Augusta area

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 8:40am
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Augusta Animal Services has partnered with an Atlanta organization to help reduce the number of unwanted pit bulls, and pit bull breeds, in the area.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Therapy dog helps to ease hospital visits for children

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 10:44pm
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Most parents know that any medical procedure from a flu shot to something more complicated can strike fear in the heart of a child. The Children’s Hospital of Georgia has a new staff member to help with that.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Amanda King

Seniors co-write Christmas play

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 10:04pm
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Two Harlem High School seniors are awaiting the debut this week of a play they co-wrote, directed and choreographed .

Read more Staff Writer Photos Abbigail Lennon

Empty Stocking Fund List

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 7:55pm
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Ricki and Piney Hamilton $100.00

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The Way We Were: Masonic Building dominated corner of Eighth and Broad

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 7:41pm
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The old Masonic Building dominated a Broad Street corner for half a century.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

Rants and raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 7:41pm
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Moore: Liam Neeson should make an action film called Taking Care of Grandchildren

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 7:40pm
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Recently I read that actor Liam Neeson is giving up making action movies because he feels he’s just too darn old. The news article gave his age – and I just laughed. Read more

Columnist Photos Glynn Moore