Cause of Monday morning fire that killed four in McCormick undertermined, according to authorities

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 1:22pm
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The cause of an early morning fire Monday that killed a father and his three children in McCormick County is still undetermined, authorities said.. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Committee refers Regency arena proposal to full commission

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 1:19pm
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An Augusta Commission committee made quick work Tuesday of an agenda item related to building an arena at Regency Mall. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Harlem man sentenced to probation in fatal 2016 car accident

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 12:37pm
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A Harlem man got probation for his role in a fatal car accident involving a friend. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Abbigail Lennon

Georgia’s national championship loss will sting fans for a while, AU psychology professor says

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 11:58am
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Tuesday morning’s heartbreaking lost by University of Georgia to Alabama in the national championship game was a double whammy to Telly Williams, who’s still trying to recover from the Atlanta Falcon’s meltdown in last year’s Super Bowl. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Amanda King

Probate hearing reveals Pendleton trustees’ missteps

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 11:27am
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Richmond County Probate Judge Harry James has ordered the three trustees of Pendleton King Park to produce records of the trust’s activities for the last 20 years. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

One dead, another in critical condition, after single-vehicle accident in Taliaferro County

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 11:25am
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One person has been killed, another in critical condition after a train hit the car he was riding in in Taliaferro County on Sunday morning. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Richmond County Sheriff’s Office investigating shooting at Alpine Apartments

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 10:52am
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The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting Sunday.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

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Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 12:53am
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KIRBY: Spoiler alert for pets and cold mornings

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 12:49am
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My wife started it. During a week of frosty mornings, she began rewarding our two little white dogs with a treat when they came in from their morning constitutionals. She would take an old throw blanket and warm it up a few minutes in the household dryer. Then spread it out and watched them curl up and be quiet. Read more

Columnist Photos Bill Kirby

Bond not set for two Augusta women charged with cruelty to children

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 6:43pm
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Bond was denied for two Augusta women charged with cruelty to children in separate cases.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Names of four killed in fatal fire in McCormick released

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 6:17pm
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The names of the father and three children killed in an early Monday morning fire in McCormick County have been released.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Augusta committee may take up Regency arena proposal again

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 6:12pm
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Commissioner Marion Williams will attempt to have a city committee revisit building an arena at the vacant Regency Mall site Tuesday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Trial underway for Augusta man accused of tampering with evidence in deputy’s fatal shooting

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 5:59pm
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Testimony began Monday in the trial of an Augusta man accused of tampering with evidence after his teenage son allegedly shot an off-duty sheriff’s deputy. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Augusta National gets to hold green jackets pending ruling on ownership

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 5:46pm
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Augusta National green jackets and other items once on the auction block will be held by the club pending a judicial decision about the rightful owner. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Intercity bus station relocates to Broad Street

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 4:31pm
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After more than six decades on Greene Street, Augusta’s intercity bus station has moved to the Augusta Public Transit facility on Broad Street.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline

Single vehicle accident causes temporary road closure along Hwy 25 in Burke County

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 4:09pm
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An accident along Highway 25 in Burke County is causing temporary lane closures, according to authorities.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

AU researcher gets grant to explore connection between fat and brain function

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 4:08pm
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How and where you carry fat on your body could be harming your brain in the long run or may have the opposite effect, according to a researcher at Augusta University. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Blythe mayor steps down

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 3:55pm
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The newly-elected mayor of Blythe tendered his resignation Friday prior to being sworn in. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord