Sias challenger hopes to be Augusta Commission’s fourth woman

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 7:48pm
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Augusta Commissioner Sammie Sias has drawn opposition from a fellow neighborhood association activist for the District 4 commission seat.

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Former Navy leader is new manager for DOE at SRS

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 6:44pm
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The Department of Energy’s Savannah River Operations Office has a new manager.

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DOE budget seeks money to close MOX

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 6:17pm
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The Department of Energy’s budget request for fiscal 2019 asks for money to close the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility and says the agency prefers the “dilute and dispose” method to dispose of 34 metric tons of weapons-grade plutonium.

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Newly acquired acreage to expand Kettle Creek Battlefield

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 6:06pm
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U.S. Rep. Jody Hice, University of Georgia football legend Coach Vince Dooley, the Civil War Trust’s Campaign 1776 initiative and the Kettle Creek Battlefield Association on Monday announced the acquisition of 180 acres to triple the size of the battlefield park.

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KIRBY: There’s a place in France where they wear pajama pants

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 5:53pm
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Fashion is a reflection of the time.

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Rants and raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 5:52pm
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To the wonderful Paine College Steering Committee of the 1960s: Thank you all again so very much for all your hard work of literally years in helping to desegregate Augusta. You stood up for all of our rights and suffered through arrests, beatings, jailings and other harsh and illegal actions wrought upon you physically, mentally and emotionally.

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2 Richmond County seniors named STAR students

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 5:26pm
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Ayushi Vashishtha of Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School and Susan Yan of Westminster Schools of Augusta have been recognized as STAR students by the Kiwanis Club of Augusta.

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Networking event aimed at couples

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 5:16pm
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Can a husband and wife who are successful in business also be successful in their relationship?

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Divorce papers by homicide victim states husband was abusive

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 4:49pm
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Three days before an Augusta man allegedly shot his wife to death in the middle of the day on Friday, he was served with divorce papers that contended he was emotionally, verbally and physically abusive.

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Petition filed challenging PSC’s decision on Vogtle reactors

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 4:00pm
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Environmental groups are challenging the Georgia Public Service Commission’s decision that allowed Georgia Power and its partners to continue work on two new nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle, saying the commission should have used a more exhaustive and thorough review and had improper communications with the company.

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Paine Colleges settles civil lawsuit filed by former vice president

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 2:08pm
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Paine College and a former vice president have decided to settle a civil lawsuit instead of taking the case before a federal court jury this week.

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Vanessa Trump taken to hospital after white powder scare

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 1:45pm
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NEW YORK — Donald Trump Jr.’s wife was taken to a New York City hospital on Monday as a precaution after she opened an envelope addressed to her husband that contained an unidentified white powder, though police later said the substance wasn’t dangerous, authorities said.

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Columbia County sheriff’s deputy jailer fired following DUI arrest

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 1:36pm
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A deputy jailer with the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office who was arrested and charged for DUI this weekend has been fired, according to authorities.

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After 20 years, South Carolina woman admits to kidnapping Florida baby

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 12:40pm
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A nearly 20-year mystery is coming to an end as 52-year-old Gloria Williams pleaded guilty Monday to kidnapping newborn Kamiyah Mobley from what was then the University Medical Center in downtown Jacksonville.

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Country singer Daryle Singletary dies at age 46

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 12:32pm
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Country singer Daryle Singletary, who sang songs like “I Let Her Lie” and “Too Much Fun,” has died.

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Woodlawn polling place to change

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 10:42am
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Augusta voters accustomed to voting at Woodlawn United Methodist Church will have a new polling place for the May 22 general primary and special election.

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Rainfall washes out Burke County road

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 8:31am
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A portion of a road in Burke County was partially washed out from rainfall over the weekend, according to authorities.

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Officer’s death: Suspect became combative, both sides started shooting, GBI says

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 02/11/2018 - 6:29pm
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LOCUST GROVE, Ga. — As police tried to serve an arrest warrant at a home outside of Atlanta, the criminal suspect became combative and both sides started shooting, resulting in the death of an officer and the suspect, authorities said.

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Way We Were: The woman who gave us Davis Road

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 02/11/2018 - 6:27pm
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Go back 40 years and this is what the Martinez intersection of Davis Road and Washington Road looked like.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby