Poll makes it official: Clemson No. 1

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/10/2017 - 10:57am
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TAMPA, Fla. — Clemson finished atop The Associated Press College football poll Tuesday, knocking Alabama from the spot it held all season, and Southern California became the first team to finish as high as No. 3 with three losses. Read more

Associated Press Photos Ralph D. Russo

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Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/09/2017 - 10:17pm
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North Augusta gives final OK to fund Project Jackson site work

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/09/2017 - 9:17pm
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The North Augusta City Council gave unanimous final approval Monday night for a refinancing of the Medac parking garage to get funding to start preparing the Project Jackson site.

Read more Editor Photos James Folker

‘Ban the box’ policy taken up by Augusta committee

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/09/2017 - 7:16pm
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Members of the Augusta Commission will resume work on a “ban the box” policy at a meeting today of the city’s administrative services committee.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Three Augustans make ‘most influential’ list

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/09/2017 - 6:59pm
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Augusta’s mayor, its university president and its top industrial recruiter have been named among the “100 Most Influential Georgians” in 2017 by the state’s leading business magazine.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline

Kirby: Wedding band adventures

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/09/2017 - 6:21pm
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All that is gold does not glitter, not all those who wander are lost; the old that is strong does not wither, deep roots are not reached by the frost.

Read more Columnist Photos Bill Kirby

GB&T signs to change next month

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/09/2017 - 6:16pm
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South State Bank’s acquisition of Georgia Bank & Trust is complete. But for most customers, it won’t become real until President’s Day weekend when the metro Augusta’s second-largest bank officially converts to the new brand.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline

Augusta man pleads guilty to attempted robbery

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/09/2017 - 6:11pm
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An Augusta man whose attempt to rob a Burke County store failed when the clerk fought him off pleaded guilty Monday to a reduced charge of attempted robbery.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Man suspected of killing priest has pretrial hearing in Burke County

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/09/2017 - 5:23pm
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WAYNESBORO — The man accused of fatally shooting a 71-year-old priest sat quietly Monday as his attorneys went through a series of 45 preliminary motions filed to ensure Steven J. Murray’s rights are protected throughout his trial on capital murder charges.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Team Lean, annual weight loss competition, begins

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/09/2017 - 4:00pm
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Even as someone who helps teach fitness, Melody Hall, 48, knows unwanted weight gain can happen.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

South Carolina seeking public input on transportation projects

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/09/2017 - 2:24pm
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South Carolinians have until the end of January to comment on widening and bridge projects throughout the state, including several in Aiken County.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Augusta man pleads guilty to child molestation for impregnating child

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/09/2017 - 1:47pm
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Travaris Adams insisted for nearly a year that he wasn’t guilty of molesting a girl, even in the face of DNA evidence which proved he impregnated a 13-year-old, but Adams wanted to know Monday if he could have a relationship with the child after he completes his sentence.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Georgia legislature opens session focused on schools, health

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/09/2017 - 10:46am
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ATLANTA — Georgia’s General Assembly gavels in a new legislative session at the Capitol in Atlanta.

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Paris police: 17 arrested over Kardashian West jewelry heist

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/09/2017 - 10:28am
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PARIS— French police arrested 17 people today in connection with the October theft of more than $10 million worth of jewelry from Kim Kardashian West, finding weapons and a large amount of cash during multiple raids.

Read more Associated Press Photos Samuel Petrequin Lori Hinnant

Man with knife robs Walgreens in Columbia County

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/09/2017 - 9:57am
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Columbia County police are seeking a man with a knife who robbed a Walgreens on Saturday evening.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Two people arrested in robbery, assault of store owner

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/09/2017 - 8:05am
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Two people have been arrested in connection with the robbery and assault of the Middle Eastern Deli and Grocery store owner last week.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

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