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

Public hearing held on North Augusta Comprehensive Plan

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 9:37pm
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North Augusta’s Planning Commission heard from three people during a public hearing on the city’s draft Comprehensive Plan held Monday night.

Read more Staff Writer Photos James Folker

Landowner who received settlement has a ‘gift’ for the city

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 8:00pm
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A retired Augusta dentist who says faulty deeds and plats led to him and the city being defrauded a decade ago says he has a gift for the city.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Colorado sex offender arrested in Augusta

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 6:53pm
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A registered sex offender from Colorado was arrested in Augusta on a charge of criminal attempt to commit child molestation.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman