Local Boys and Girls Club unveils renovations, new space

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 09/05/2017 - 4:04pm
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A safe haven where children can learn, grow and receive hope for a better tomorrow. That’s how officials describe the Boys and Girls Club of Augusta, and why they raised more than $3 million to invest in the club’s space at Division Street and the lives of the children who are members. Read more

Correspondent Photos Charmain Brackett

High bond set for Martinez man suspected of holding up drug store twice

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 09/05/2017 - 12:23pm
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Because he could pose a danger to the community, a high bond of $175,000 was set Tuesday for a Martinez man suspected of robbing a drug store in January and returning to attempt a second holdup in March. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Documents: Utilities were warned before SC nuke plant flop

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 09/05/2017 - 12:04pm
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COLUMBIA, S.C. — Utility companies apparently were warned well in advance about serious problems plaguing a doomed South Carolina nuclear reactor project. Read more

Associated Press Photos Meg Kinnard

Irma strengthens to a Cat 5 storm as it nears Caribbean

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 09/05/2017 - 11:02am
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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Hurricane Irma grew into a dangerous Category 5 storm, the most powerful seen in the Atlantic in over a decade, and roared toward islands in the northeast Caribbean Tuesday on a path that could eventually take it to the United States.

Read more Associated Press Photos Danica Coto

Cause of death for man in police custody ruled accidental

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 09/05/2017 - 10:53am
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The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has ruled that the death of a Blythe man who died while in policy custody in June was accidental. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster