Police seeking driver who crashed a vehicle into the main gate at International Paper

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 1:38pm
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Police are seeking a driver who crashed into International Paper’s main gate on Monday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

A Jackson, S.C. man was arrested after making threats inside a Wrighsboro Road bank Monday afternoon

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 1:18pm
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A Jackson man was accused of making bomb threats in a Wrightsboro Road bank Monday afternoon. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Ruling in MOX case could mean plutonium removal, but questions remain

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 11:54am
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A ruling issued Tuesday in South Carolina’s lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Energy over the beleaguered mixed o fuel fabrication facility could open a plutonium pathway out of the Palmetto State – but could add legal and political complications for the federal agency. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

Suspect in knife incident at Walgreens arrested

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 8:36am
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A man suspected of pulling a knife on a Walgreen cashier has been arrested.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Taking a break

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 12:37am
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Staff Photographer Photos Michael Holahan

Dickerson earns Medal of Valor at Augusta Fire Department banquet

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 11:11pm
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It’s been nearly a decade, but William Dickerson’s heroism hasn’t been forgotten. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Rants & Raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 11:04pm
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The American Health Care Act is smoke and mirrors. Read more

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Pilot reunites with air controllers who guided her in crisis

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 10:58pm
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PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. — Unable to move her throttle, the pilot of a small plane found herself over the world’s busiest airport with the flashing lights of firetrucks gathering on the runway below, preparing for the worst. Read more

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URA inks agreement with Atlanta developer for apartment complex

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 8:20pm
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A city bonding entity took the plunge Tuesday and entered into a development agreement with Atlanta-based Columbia Ventures to build what will be a $32 million apartment complex adjacent to Augusta University’s downtown campus. Read more

Staff Writer Susan McCord

Grovetown dispatch temporarily relocated

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 6:54pm
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The dispatch area at the Grovetown Department of Public Safety Station One has been relocated temporarily. Read more

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Freeze could devastate peach crop

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 3:40pm
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EDGEFIELD COUNTY, S.C.– Two nights of below-freezing temperatures could mean a “blanket kill” of the Edgefield area’s peach crop, said Sonny Yonce, of Big Smile Peaches. Read more

Staff Writer Photos James Folker

SRNS adds SC Manufacturers Alliance award to safety record

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 3:14pm
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Savannah River Nuclear Solutions has a record of awards and designations for its safety performance, and last week’s recognition by the South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance added one more notch to the belt. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

Fort Gordon airman remembered for personality, work ethic, values

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 1:55pm
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Little was left but standing room when friends, family and service members from all branches of the military gathered at Fort Gordon on Tuesday to honor and commemorate Air Force Staff Sgt. Alexander Earles , who was killed last week in a car wreck. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

AU officials to meet Wednesday with Regents about bond funding on debts

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 1:00pm
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AU Medical Center is set to take on $55 million in bond funding to retire some existing debt and pay for projects, officials will tell the University System of Georgia Board of Regents on Wednesday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Committee OKs limited cleanup program

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 12:57pm
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Augusta’s comprehensive property maintenance and cleanup initiative moves forward - on a limited scale - after an Augusta Commission committee vote Tuesday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Man accused in death of SCDOT workers has long list of driving offenses

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 12:52pm
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An Augusta man accused of killing two South Carolina Department of Transportation workers and injuring a third in a hit-and-run Monday has an extensive record of driving offenses in Richmond County. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson