Local day care helping out in pediatric cancer research fundraising

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 11:21pm
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In a small building across the street from the Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University, Caeli Kess, 4, and Mackenzie Hull, 5, sit behind a small yellow lemonade stand raising money for research into pediatric cancer, some of which might eventually find its way to their neighbor. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Barnwell hires new police chief

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 11:18pm
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Barnwell has a new police chief.  The City Council unanimously approved hiring Brian Johnson as chief of Barnwell Police Department earlier this week. Read more

The People-Sentinel Photos Jonathan Vickery

Kirby: Travelers tell their tales

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 10:13pm
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Elizabeth and Jerry Barnes, of North Augusta,are covering the Midwest like a blue-sky landscape. I’m looking at 13 postcards that have arrived from their summer travels, including such hard-to-get states as Iowa, Idaho and Nebraska. They are trying to get up to 48 state visits by this summer and their discoveries are worth sharing. Read more

Columnist Bill Kirby

Rants and raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 10:11pm
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Now that the Augusta Coliseum Authority has met in secret and decided where the next James Brown Arena will be built, it’s time for them to tell us how they propose to fund it. And don’t bother asking this taxpayer to vote to approve a massive SPLOST 8 to fund it. Read more

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Salvation Army seeking donations this weekend

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 8:00pm
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The Salvation Army of the Greater Augusta Area will hold its sixth annual Food 2 Fight Hunger Saturday at the Kroger at 2801 Washington Road. Read more

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911 calls on fatal deputy shooting show department knew early it was an officer

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 6:51pm
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Less than two minutes after a June 15 fatal shooting, Richmond County Sheriff officers heard the first description of the suspect. Two minutes later they learned the victim was one of their own, Gregory Cooke, 43. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson