Arrest announced in Thursday shooting

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 10:32pm
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One man has been arrested and charged in connection to a Thursday shooting in Aiken. Read more

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Woltz beats Hooper in Aiken City Council District 6

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 9:21pm
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In Aiken, political newcomer Ed Woltz won the only contested seat in the general election for Aiken City Council. Read more

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Arrest made in fatal shooting

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 9:06pm
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A man has been arrested in connection to a fatal shooting Sunday.

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Study limits 2018 sheriff raises to $750,000

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 8:45pm
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Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree spoke out Tuesday about new recommendations in a citywide compensation analysis that provides the department only $750,000 for pay increases next year. Read more

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Intersection blocked following transformer explosion

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 7:08pm
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Richmond County first responders are rerouting traffic at the scene of a downed power line on tonight. Read more

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Augusta-area races decided on election night

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 7:07pm
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Tuesday’s local elections decided a number of races in Richmond, Columbia and Aiken counties. Read more

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Former Doctors Hospital exec selected Memorial Health new CEO

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 6:37pm
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Memorial Health selected a former Doctors Hospital of Augusta executive to be its new chief executive officer once its sale to HCA Healthcare is completed. C. Shayne George, who was CEO of Doctors from 2004 to 2011, will be the new top executive for Memorial.

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Family, friends, co-workers of Richmond County deputy who suffered heart attack after physical assessment gather to say final goodbyes

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 6:28pm
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U.S. flags lined the lawn and hung between two fire trucks outside of a Martinez funeral home Tuesday. The recognition was a tribute to Richmond County Sheriff’s Deputy James M. Wallace, who suffered a fatal heart attack during an annual physical assessment last week. Read more

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Church honors the short lives of hospital’s deceased infants

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 6:01pm
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Janna Grace Mole, 6, sits near a grave after the service. She and her grandparents, John and Gail Mole of Louisville, led those gathered in singing “Jesus Loves Me.”

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Augusta National Golf Club is seeking workers for 2018 Masters Tournament

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 3:37pm
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Looking for a chance to be a part of the Masters Tournament and earn some money at the same time? Read more

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Veterans Day events in Augusta area

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 3:19pm
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There will be a number of local Veterans Day events for residents to attend this year. Read more

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Augusta woman arrested second time on charges of operating personal care home without license

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 2:56pm
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An Augusta woman charged with a second offense of operating a personal care home without a license was arrested Tuesday when authorities found four disabled or elderly patients alone in a home. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

DA seeks closure of ‘nuisance’ hotel

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 2:30pm
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An emergency hearing on the prosecutor’s request to close the Augusta Lodge, where authorities have been called out on complaints more than 200 times so far this year, ended in a draw Tuesday. Read more

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Town resident hailed as hero for engaging Texas gunman

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 2:05pm
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SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas — A former National Rifle Association instructor who grabbed his rifle and ran barefoot across the street to open fire on the gunman who slaughtered 26 people at a small-town Texas church was hailed as a hero Monday, along with the pickup truck driver who helped chase the killer down.

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