Lydia Project gets $10,000 for utility aid

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 10:37pm
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The Lydia Project in Augusta has been awarded the Georgia Natural Gas TrueBlue Community Award with $10,000 for energy assistance for the women and families Lydia serves. Read more

Staff Reports

Always a good time to travel

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 10:37pm
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The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page. Read more

Staff Writer Bill Kirby

Rants & Raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 10:36pm
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I just wanted to comment on the Kroger carts. It’s not just the new ones. North Augusta’s store has them and they are put in  backwards , and full of trash and flyers and never cleaned out. And it is hard to untangle them. Read more

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Jefferson County fugitives caught in south Georgia

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 3:03pm
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LOUISVILLE, Ga. — Two Jefferson County fugitives who eluded law enforcement for several weeks will face more charges following their arrests late Wednesday in south Georgia. Read more

News & Farmer Photos Carol McLeod

Former library building would honor Willie Mays

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 1:42pm
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Two Augusta facilities are in line to be named for civic leaders.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Augusta jobless rate improves over last October

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 11:55am
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October’s monthly unemployment rate for the Augusta region improved over last year’s mark and remained in the middle of the state’s major regions, according to state numbers released on Thanksgiving Day. Read more

Photos Staff Reports

Columbia County phone thief sought

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 11:31am
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Columbia County authorities are looking two people suspected in the theft of a cell phone from the employee at a Wal-mart customer service counter. Read more

Photos Staff Reports

Augusta ‘cold case’ slaying sent to grand jury

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 10:24am
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Charges against three men accused of murder in an Augusta cold case homicide from 2014 will proceed to the grand jury. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Black Friday Sales day loses some luster, but deals still draw crowds

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 10:13am
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Tens of thousands of locals joined the estimated 133 million other Americans in the annual retail ritual that is Black Friday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline

Suspects sought after early morning shooting in Beech Island

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 9:22am
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Aiken County authorities are asking the public’s help for information following a shooting early Friday in Beech Island. Read more

Photos Staff Reports

Hilda tortoises hatch but finding them is hard

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 11/24/2016 - 9:07pm
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HILDA, S.C. — The population of this Barnwell County town has risen in recent months but officials aren’t sure how many new residents they have. Read more

Barnwell People-Sentinel Laura McKenzie

THE WAY WE WERE: Thanksgiving Shoppers

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 11/24/2016 - 8:53pm
Columnists News

The surge of Friday shopping on the day after Thanksgiving has been around for decades, but in Augusta it appears the practice we now call Black Friday really took off in 1978, months after the opening of Regency and Augusta malls. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

Pop Newman was Augusta’s mayor of the ’70s

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 11/24/2016 - 7:24pm
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Former Augusta Mayor Lewis A. “Pop” Newman passed away earlier this week (at age 97!) and Clyde Wells, the longtime Chronicle editorial page cartoonist, called me to share Pop stories. Read more

Staff Writer Kirby: Pop Newman was Augusta's mayor of the '70s... Bill Kirby

As Black Friday kicks off, locally owned business prepare for Small Business Saturday

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 11/24/2016 - 7:14pm
News Business

Today is Black Friday, but Jacquelyne Beck’s holiday shopping itinerary doesn’t involve a mall or a big-box store. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline

Rants & Raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 11/24/2016 - 6:27pm
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Comments from readers. Read more

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Money reported missing from Little Caesar’s

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 11/24/2016 - 5:16pm
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An investigation is ongoing after an alleged burglary of an Augusta business. Read more

From Staff Reports

Hounds steal show at Thanksgiving Day ceremony

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 11/24/2016 - 5:14pm
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AIKEN — As if on cue, Vitamin bayed his approval as Father George Alexander delivered the Blessing for the Aiken Hounds on Thursday morning in Hitchcock Woods. Read more

Sports Editor Photos John Boyette

Augusta woman hospitalized after stabbing

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 11/24/2016 - 1:42pm
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An Augusta woman was hospitalized Wednesday after being stabbed on First Avenue. Read more

From Staff Reports

Masters Table provides Thanksgiving meal to those in need

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 11/24/2016 - 12:53pm
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As the clock struck 10 a.m., a steady line began forming outside of Masters Table Soup Kitchen on Fenwick Street. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Douglas Stutsman

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