Vogtle notified of ‘white’ violation for emergency preparedness shortfall

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 02/10/2017 - 12:17pm
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A mix-up between radiation detection figures at Plant Vogtle will garner an official violation warning for operating company Southern Nuclear, according to a letter delivered by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

LATEST: Meagher procession arrives at cemetery

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 02/10/2017 - 11:03am
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The funeral for Sgt. Greg Meagher was held at The Church of the Most Holy Trinity and now the procession has reached Westover Cemetery.

Read more Staff Writers Photos Bianca Cain Johnson Doug Stutsman

Police investigating armed robbery of a Wrightsboro Road fish market

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 02/10/2017 - 10:02am
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Police are investigating the armed robbery of a Wrightsboro Road fish market. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Gold Cross CEO wins chamber award

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 02/09/2017 - 9:00pm
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The CEO of Gold Cross EMS took home the top individual honor at the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce’s 12th annual meeting Thursday night. Read more

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Visitation held for fallen officer

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 02/09/2017 - 8:37pm
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As a consistent breeze blew over Richmond County on Thursday, a pair of flags – one Irish, one American – steadily waved from each side of Sgt. Greg Meagher’s patrol car.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Turnout strong for Augusta University’s educator job fair

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 02/09/2017 - 8:30pm
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For Julie Goley, she used four words when describing Augusta University’s goal at the annual K-12 Educator and Employer Expo.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Rants & Raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 02/09/2017 - 8:29pm
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Kirby: A wife you can count on when game’s on the line

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 02/09/2017 - 8:28pm
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In the field of observation, chance favors only the prepared mind.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

Husband convicted of murder in wife’s fatal shooting

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 02/09/2017 - 7:45pm
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Her mother gave Robert F. Ware chance after chance, and he repaid her with a bullet to the head, Mercedes Darnell told the judge Thursday.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Defense spending changes could reach Fort Gordon

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 02/09/2017 - 6:33pm
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Four of the military’s highest ranking officials testified before the House Armed Services Committee earlier this week, outlining equipment, personnel and financial shortfalls threatening the military readiness of the nation’s forces.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

Grovetown man to face jury trial in stabbing death case

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 02/09/2017 - 6:23pm
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A Grovetown man will face a jury trial in the stabbing death of a Camak, Ga., man last year after refusing a plea deal from the district attorney’s office.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Abbigail Lennon

NRC cites MOX contractor for safety-related violation

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 02/09/2017 - 4:32pm
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Documents released Wednesday by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission revealed details of its latest inspection of the Mixed Oxide Fuel fabrication facility at South Carolina’s Savannah River Site, including a citation for a safety violation.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

Crash backs up traffic on Interstate 20 eastbound

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 02/09/2017 - 4:13pm
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A crash involving an 18-wheeler on Interstate 20 is backing up traffic for several miles.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Deputy’s name added to Riverwalk memorial

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 02/09/2017 - 3:27pm
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Sgt. Greg Meagher’s name was added Thursday to a Riverwalk monument honoring officers who have died in the line of duty.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Augusta man sentenced to life without parole for murder

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 02/09/2017 - 2:03pm
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An Augusta man convicted of murder in what the judge said was essentially an execution will remain in prison for the rest of his life.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Augusta mother pleads guilty in shaken baby case

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 02/09/2017 - 1:38pm
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An Augusta woman who was pregnant and caring for two small children at the time she shook her toddler stepson hard enough to cause brain damage pleaded guilty Thursday.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson