Augusta man pleads guilty to school robbery

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 11:26am
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A decision to rob a middle school student cost Guion L. Ingram nearly four years of his life. It won’t, he said Tuesday, happen again.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Bill Heaton, who brought minor league baseball back to Augusta, dies

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 10:53am
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Bill Heaton, who successfully brought minor league baseball back to Augusta after a 25-year absence, died Monday. He was 85. Read more

Sports Editor Photos John Boyette

Military leaders praise TechNet’s role in improving country’s cyber security efforts

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 10:03am
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Cyberspace — the military’s newest theater of conflict — demands a new approach to fighting within it. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Joe Hotchkiss

Two taken to hospital after stabbing in Martinez

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 9:51am
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Two men were hospitalized early Tuesday morning after they allegedly stabbed each other at a residence in Martinez.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

North Augusta gives final OK to Comprehensive Plan

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 9:52pm
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North Augusta City Council gave final approval Monday night to the city’s Comprehensive Plan, a document required by the state that the city is nearly two years late in delivering.

Read more Staff Writer Photos James Folker

Planning Commission OKs small breweries, distilleries in business zones

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 8:03pm
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Craft brewers and distillers got a long-awaited boost Monday when the Augusta Planning Commission finalized code amendments allowing small breweries and distilleries in business zones.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

First day of school filled with emotion

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 6:31pm
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Katie Colligan sat at the front of the Stallings Island Middle School car line in her SUV on Monday afternoon, feet propped up on the dash and reading a book as she waited for her sixth-grade son to be released on the first day of school. Somewhat anxious to see how his day went, she recalled an emotional moment earlier that morning.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Amanda King

Rants and raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 6:18pm
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To the letter writer who compared Trump to Caesar: Trump is no Caesar and the White House is not the Alamo. To equate Trump with anything heroic or noble is an insult to heroes everywhere. John McCain is a hero.

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Kirby: Relax, it’s hotter someplace else

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 6:16pm
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In summer, the song sings itself.

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Judge gives Corley six-year prison sentence, suspends it to probation

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 3:39pm
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A judge sentenced former S.C. state representative Chris Corley to six years in prison Monday on domestic violence related charges but suspended the sentence and put him on five-years probation.

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Augusta man pleads guilty to child abuse

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 1:02pm
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An Augusta man trusted to care for a little boy pleaded guilty Monday to first-degree cruelty to children for bruising and burning the child.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Raccoon found in Martinez tested positive for rabies

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 12:57pm
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A raccoon found in Martinez last week tested positive for rabies, according to the Columbia County Health Department.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Police investigating wreck on I-20 westbound

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 10:03am
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Police are investigating a wreck after several cars collided on Interstate 20 near the Georgia border Monday morning.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

One killed, three wounded in Allendale shooting

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 7:17pm
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One person was killed and three others were wounded Saturday night in Allendale, when a dispute between two people grew into a confrontation between two groups who shot at each other, according to the State Law Enforcement Division.

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