Augusta woman hurt, dog shot in home invasion

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 8:34pm
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One woman was injured and her dog was wounded during a Wednesday afternoon burglary. Read more

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Augusta considering litigation against opioid companies

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 7:06pm
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Augusta is taking steps to join in litigation against manufacturers and distributors of prescription opioids for unfair marketing and failure to properly monitor distribution of the dangerous painkillers. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

KIRBY: Holiday crunch comes to an end

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 6:52pm
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Seize the moment. Remember all those women on the Titanic who waved off the dessert cart. Read more

Columnist Bill Kirby

Man whose partner was killed in attempted Subway robbery pleads guilty

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 6:50pm
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A man whose accomplice in the attempted robbery of a Subway was fatally shot by the intended victim pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of voluntary manslaughter Thursday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Augusta teen to face grand jury in homicide, robbery cases

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 5:21pm
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After hearing from detectives who investigated a violent robbery and a later homicide, a judge found cause to send charges against an Augusta teen to the grand jury for possible indictment. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Augusta Fire Department shares heating concerns as wintry weather continues

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 5:05pm
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Nearly half the structure fires that occur in the winter are caused by heating equipment, mainly space heaters, according to a national fire safety association. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Local businessman donates $1 million to Georgia Cancer Center at AU

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 5:01pm
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Kim Gauldin waited for Peter Knox IV to finish speaking Thursday and then gave him a hug and her own offer of support Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Judge to decide if teen faces trial as adult

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 4:39pm
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A judge will soon decide if a teen accused of threatening his ankle monitor officer with a gun should be tried as an adult or returned to the juvenile court system. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Powerball jumps to $550M after no winning tickets sold

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 4:03pm
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DES MOINES, Iowa — No winning tickets were sold for the $460 million Powerball drawing. Read more

Photos Associated Press

It’s so cold in Florida, iguanas are falling from trees

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 3:26pm
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MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — It’s so cold in Florida that iguanas are falling from their perches in suburban trees. Read more

Associated Press Photos Jennifer Kay

Augusta CVB finance executive to become interim CEO

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 2:40pm
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The Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau board of directors on Thursday appointed the agency’s chief financial officer to temporarily head the organization next month when President Barry White leaves for a new job in Tennessee.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline

Wreck on Hwy 25 slows traffic, motorist advised to seek alternate routes

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 2:38pm
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A two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Highway 25 and Hephzibah, near McBean Road is slowing traffic there.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Who’s affected by computer chip security flaw

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 2:26pm
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Technology companies are scrambling to fix serious security flaws affecting computer processors built by Intel and other chipmakers and found in many of the world’s personal computers and smartphones.

Read more AP Technology Writer Photos Matt O’Brien

Aiken woman arrested after dead frozen puppy found at her home

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 2:07pm
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An Aiken woman was arrested Tuesday in connection with a dead frozen puppy found behind her residence.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

July 4th Riverwalk shooter’s bid to withdraw guilty plea fails

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 1:46pm
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The man who pleaded guilty to aggravated assault in the shooting at the 2016 July 4th fireworks show on Riverwalk Augusta was denied permission Thursday to withdraw his plea.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Jackson man arrested for threats against Aiken County sheriff

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 1:40pm
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A Jackson, S.C., man accused of making threats against Aiken County Sheriff Michael Hunt has been arrested. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster