Police: Man found dead in Georgia home likely dead more than a year

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 9:57am
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ELLENWOOD, Ga. — Police believe a skeleton found in a Georgia home belongs to a man who might have been dead for over a year.

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Former Georgia police officer gets probation for lying about Purple Heart

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 9:49am
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CANTON, Ga. — A former Georgia police officer convicted on six of seven charges related to falsely claiming he received a military Purple Heart will avoid jail time.

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Las Vegas gunman’s girlfriend returns to U.S. for questioning

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 9:40am
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LAS VEGAS — The Las Vegas gunman’s girlfriend returned to the U.S. overnight after a weekslong trip abroad and was met by investigators seeking to question her for clues to what drove Stephen Paddock to slaughter 59 people from his high-rise hotel suite.

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Richmond County Sheriff’s Office seeking man for questioning in aggravated assault case

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 8:54am
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The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is looking for Jerome Anthony Davis for questioning in an aggravated assault that left a woman with life-threatening injuries Sunday.

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Rants and raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 11:53pm
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Don’t make the mistake that Trump really did much more over the Harvey and Irma disasters besides signing for extra aid and flying to Texas and Florida to help out a bit. Now he needs to do right by Puerto Rico. Read more

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Study: Augusta salaries often below peer cities

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 11:48pm
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A new analysis of Augusta employee salaries reveals salary benchmarks – used to determine a worker’s pay – are below market rates for two-thirds of the workforce. It is particularly true at the low end, where a starting salary is $17,000. Read more

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Organization honors fallen service members with rockers

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 10:22pm
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It’s been nearly 11 years since Marine Cpl. Matthew Dillon was killed when his Humvee was struck by an improvised explosive device in Iraq in 2006, but Hero’s Rock, an organization that builds rocking horses for fallen heroes, is doing its part to continue to honor the Aiken native’s service. Read more

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Commission approves “Augusta on Ice”

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 8:05pm
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The Augusta Common is set to be transformed into a winter wonderland for 50 days after an event being advertised for Evans jumped ship for downtown Augusta. Read more

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Dolan resigns school board seat

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 5:51pm
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Richmond County school board member Frank Dolan has resigned, according to the school district. Read more

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