Mayor says ‘due diligence’ done in arena proposal

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 7:02pm
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Mayor Hardie Davis only allowed Rotary Club of Augusta one question before a driver ushered him away Monday to another engagement, but it was a doozy.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Public hearing on 2018 budget set

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 6:53pm
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The Augusta Commission has a first public hearing on the 2018 city budget scheduled Tuesday, although details of the spending plan are not finalized.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Few local races in Tuesday’s elections

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 5:35pm
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Tuesday’s elections will see only a few races in the Augusta area.

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Richmond County Sheriff’s Office reflects on recent losses

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 5:27pm
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A flag outside the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office remained at half-staff Monday morning as the department continued its mourning for three employees.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Lane closures this week on I-20 in Aiken County

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 5:11pm
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The South Carolina Department of Transportation announces overnight lane closures on Interstate 20 in Aiken County to install traffic recorder equipment from mile-point zero to mile-point one.

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Big grant funds 20 startups at the Clubhou.se

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 3:00pm
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In a space built in 1802, an Augusta incubator hopes to foster 20 21st Century businesses through a nearly $500,000 grant from the Kauffman Foundation.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Texas church gunman sent hostile text messages before attack

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 2:27pm
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SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas — The gunman who killed 26 people at a small-town Texas church sent threatening text messages to his mother-in-law before the attack, which appeared to have been driven by domestic tensions, authorities said Monday.

Read more Associated Press Photos Jim Vertuno

Prison term imposed on young man for pair of violent crimes

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 10:19am
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A man who threatened to kill a woman while free on bond in connection with a robbery was sentenced to prison Monday.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Wife of longtime mayor passes away

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 9:19am
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Friends and family are mourning the loss of Mary Ann Trudeau, the wife of longtime former mayor and current Grovetown council member Dennis Trudeau, after she died early Monday morning. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Abbigail Lennon

Columbia County Sheriff’s Office looking to identify suspect in credit card fraud

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 7:31am
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The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is seeking to identify a man in connection to credit card fraud.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Scholar draws parallels between Martin Luther’s time, today

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 11/05/2017 - 10:18pm
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Many factors led Martin Luther to pen his 95 Theses in 1517, leading to the Protestant Reformation, and one scholar sees many parallels between Luther’s time and the current one.

Read more Correspondent Photos Charmain Z. Brackett

South Aiken football star, Wendy’s Heisman winner aims to serve country

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 11/05/2017 - 6:54pm
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Last week was a really good one for Reid Bolen. Read more

Staff writer Photos James Folker

Rants and raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 11/05/2017 - 6:40pm
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I get so tired of hearing the nonsense from the left. Every one of us that voluntarily signs a contract to serve in the military knows exactly what we are signing up for before we make that commitment.

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Glynn Moore: Atlanta has been very good to me

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 11/05/2017 - 6:35pm
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For a long time, I’ve told anyone who would listen I stay out of Atlanta every chance I get. After all, I’m a country boy and Atlanta is a country-size city – if that country is China.

Read more Columnist Photos Glynn Moore

Aiken city council race to be decided in Tuesday’s General Election

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 11/05/2017 - 6:27pm
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Aiken voters have a City Council race to decide in Tuesday’s General Election.

Read more Staff Writer Photos James Folker