Community begins rock campaign for missing teen

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 12:10pm
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As a new school year begins today in Richmond County, a campaign is underway to make sure a former student missing since April is not forgotten.

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Billions lost in nuclear power projects, with more bills due

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 12:37am
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COLUMBIA — A decade ago, utilities were persuading politicians across the country to let them spend big to go nuclear. Read more

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Rants and raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 11:47pm
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To the four young people who think it is fun to intimidate people on the Augusta Canal: Remember if you play stupid games you win stupid prizes. Read more

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Superintendent looks to community, business leaders to help in school district turnaround

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 11:47pm
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Richmond County schools are on the move, according to Superintendent Dr. Angela Pringle. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Amanda King

Kirby: In 1947, city manager came and went in August

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 11:44pm
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Seventy years ago post-World War II Augustans seemed so dissatisfied with their government, they decided to junk the mayor’s office and let a city manager run things. Read more

Columnist Bill Kirby

Event hopes to get guns off the streets

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 11:41pm
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Sometimes things meant for harm can turn into something good. That’s what Niki Watson from Future Successors is hoping to do with guns collected from the Fourth Annual Gun Buy Back Day.  Read more

Staff Writer Photos Amanda King

What is the First Priority Act?

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 11:39pm
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In November, Georgians voted against Opportunity School District, an amendment that would give the state control over persistently failing schools. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Amanda King

Students, parents learn value of education

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 11:38pm
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Education matters. That was the message Donna Moore Wesby and 30 presenters conveyed to 190 middle school and high school students, young adults and parents from Wrens, Ga., to Batesburg, S.C., at USC Aiken on Saturday. Read more

Staff Writer Amanda King

New MCG residency program could help keep doctors in Augusta

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 11:13pm
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Dr. Celine Si was looking for as much as she could experience as a new Family Medicine resident while still having the structure and supervision of an academic program. She found the right mix in a new position at University Hospital. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Superintendent looks forward to new school year

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 11:12pm
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As superintendent of Columbia County schools, Dr. Sandra Callaway makes students her priority. With multiple issues facing public schools across the country, Carraway knows that providing a good environment for students to learn and express ideas isn’t easy. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Amanda King

Cybersecurity trade show TechNet begins next week

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 10:49pm
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Thousands of people are expected in Augusta this week at a trade show focused on cybersecurity. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Joe Hotchkiss

City Ink: Chief state official may be driven by payback

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 10:47pm
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The truth is unknown, but theories abound about intrigue in the courthouse, the Statehouse and the Marble Palace. Read more

Columnist Sylvia Cooper

Wife beaten by Corley to ask sentencing judge for leniency

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 8:42pm
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Chris Corley is being successfully treated for bipolar disorder and needs to keep working as a lawyer to support his children, Heather Corley plans to tell the judge who will sentence the former South Carolina state representative for domestic violence Monday – the couple’s 13th wedding anniversary. Read more

Staff Writer James Folker

Augusta vending company employee arrested for theft

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 12:22am
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An employee of a local vending business was arrested on a theft charge after his employer accused him of stealing from the company. Read more

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Rants and raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 10:12pm
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Augusta arts plan needs public to define it

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 8:04pm
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A pair of Augusta University professors is making sure the city’s latest public art venture doesn’t lose sight of what matters most – the community the art represents. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

MCG student receives American Medical Association Minority Scholars Award for achievements.

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 8:01pm
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Quante Singleton had the typical boyhood dreams of what he wanted to be when he grew up: fireman, policeman, doctor. Now he’s well on his way to becoming two of the three. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Fort Gordon celebrates promotion of Signal School commandant

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 8:01pm
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The U.S. Army Signal School commandant was promoted to brigadier general Friday in a ceremony at Fort Gordon attended by family, friends and service members. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Fort Gordon welcomes new commandant to Cyber School

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 6:28pm
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Soldiers, family and friends Friday filled the Signal Towers auditorium at Fort Gordon to welcome the commandant of the U.S. Army Cyber School. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster