History museum lights win contest

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 02/14/2017 - 11:33pm
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The Augusta Museum of History was the grand prize winner in the business category of Georgia Power Co.’s 2017 Light Up the Holidays Contest. Above, Tim McGill, Georgia Power’s East Region external affairs manager, presents a plaque and a $500 gift card to Nancy Glaser, the executive director of the museum, which lit up its popular train as part of the contest. Winners in the business and residential categories were based on the number of likes for photos posted on Facebook and Twitter during December and January. Read more

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Gloverville Elementary raises more than $20,000 during Valentine event

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 02/14/2017 - 7:44pm
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The 45th annual Gloverville Elementary Valentine Court raised more than $20,000 on Monday for school activities. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

C.T. Walker pupil brings loaded gun to school

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 02/14/2017 - 6:42pm
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A Richmond County elementary student is facing discipline after bringing a loaded gun to school Tuesday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Augusta committee OKs amending waste plan to allow new landfill

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 02/14/2017 - 6:18pm
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There’s a new landfill in town. An Augusta Commission committee agreed Tuesday to amend the city waste management plan to allow a second landfill - for construction and demolition debris - to move forward with plans to open on Dixon Airline Road. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Details of fatal crash presented during vehicular-homicide trial

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 02/14/2017 - 5:11pm
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Blood drawn from an Augusta physician two hours after he was in a fatal crash revealed a blood-alcohol concentration of nearly 0.12, well above the level at which a driver is presumed to be under the influence. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Savannah River Ecology Lab raccoon study aims to eradicate rabies

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 02/14/2017 - 4:16pm
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Leaves crunch beneath the boots of four scientists as they make their way along a line of traps marked only by small, bright pink flags through the remote woods of Savannah River Site. In one trap, the crew finds a raccoon and quietly steps back to put their research plan into action. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

Gov. Nathan Deal signing budget with cyber money in it in Augusta on Wednesday

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 02/14/2017 - 4:00pm
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Gov. Nathan Deal will sign the amended Fiscal Year 2017 budget, with $50 million for the Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center, in Augusta on Wednesday for the future Reynolds Street site of the facility. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Rizzotti to bring “4 the Love of Italian Food” tour to Ristorante Oliviana

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 02/14/2017 - 2:17pm
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Mario Rizzotti is a man on a mission, and he’s coming to Augusta as part of it. Read more

Correspondent Photos Charmain Z. Brackett

Condition of injured Xytex employee improves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 02/14/2017 - 1:26pm
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The condition of Anita Wylds, a Xytex employee injured during a chemical leak that killed a Richmond County sheriff’s deputy, has improved from “critical” to “serious.” Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Gang suspect extradited to Augusta

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 02/14/2017 - 10:59am
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A suspect in a gang-related investigation reported last month has been extradited to Richmond County. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Unisys will move work from New York to Augusta center

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 02/13/2017 - 9:54pm
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Unisys Corp. later this year will move work from a call center it is shutting down in Rochester, N.Y., to Augusta, according to layoff notices filed with the state of New York.

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Kirby: Hearts and minds follow custom on Feb. 14

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 02/13/2017 - 8:24pm
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Love’s feverish citadel will be pleasantly besieged.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

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Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 02/13/2017 - 8:23pm
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