Three seek governor’s nomination for district attorney

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 02/13/2017 - 5:59pm
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Three Augusta area attorneys are seeking the governor’s nomination to become district attorney in Augusta.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Finalists announced for Richmond County STAR Student banquet

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 02/13/2017 - 5:34pm
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The annual Richmond County STAR student and teacher banquet will be held Feb. 27 at Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Corps of Engineers says Thurmond Dam failure won’t happen

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 02/13/2017 - 5:28pm
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More than 100,000 people evacuated areas downstream from California’s Lake Oroville amid fears of a catastrophic dam failure, leaving residents downstream from other major water infrastructure questioning structural safety.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

2 AU researchers form company to develop cancer-fighting compounds

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 02/13/2017 - 4:00pm
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Two Augusta University researchers believe so much in potential cancer-fighting compounds that they formed a company and are trying to develop them on their own.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Toshiba’s pending losses loom over Vogtle, VC Summer construction

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 02/13/2017 - 3:33pm
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Plant Vogtle and VC Summer owners are preparing for a potential shakeup in construction contracts ahead of expected heavy losses in the nuclear construction business by the struggling Toshiba Corp.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

Augusta native named as Chambliss Fellow

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 02/13/2017 - 3:18pm
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An Augusta native is one of three University of Georgia students recently named to the inaugural class of Chambliss Fellows.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Byrd Elementary gets new playground

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 02/13/2017 - 3:12pm
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A new playground was dedicated Monday morning at Byrd Elementary School in Graniteville.

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Some residents in Grovetown’s Hidden Creek subdivision report homes and vehicles egged over weekend

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 02/13/2017 - 11:43am
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Several residents in Grovetown’s Hidden Creek subdivision reported their homes and vehicles were egged over the weekend.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Readers find ways around Customer Service

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 02/12/2017 - 11:24pm
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Last week I wrote about the Russian roulette game of dealing with Customer Service. I was not the only one having faced down that bullet.

Read more Columnist Photos Glynn Moore

The 1991 strangulation death of Priscilla Wilson, 21, remains unsolved.

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 02/12/2017 - 7:55pm
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When police found Priscilla Wilson’s partially clothed body in 1991 they were unsure if it would be a murder case. Although that was later confirmed, they were never were able to find her killer.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Dickert recieves State Bar’s lifetime achievement award

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 02/12/2017 - 7:28pm
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Neal W. Dickert is a familiar face at many area nonprofit organizations working with at-risk youth

Read more Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline

Rants and raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 02/12/2017 - 7:28pm
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Someone assumes that no Hollywood star has a lack of insurance? Ask the 90210 woman who’s now undergoing cancer treatment who’s suing someone for letting her insurance lapse. There have been other examples over the years. The Republicans who have been bellyaching for years against the Affordable Care Act has never gotten their act together at all over all these years and have nothing to present as an alternative except the words of Trump who claims everyone will be able to get insurance. Let’s see it!

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UGA College of Pharmacy opens doors to new educational facility in Augusta

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 02/12/2017 - 7:28pm
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The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy’s program in Augusta has its own facility for the first time.

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YOU REMEMBERED: Former Gov. Carl Sanders of Augusta

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 02/12/2017 - 7:24pm
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Last week we asked your remembrances of the late Gov. Carl Sanders, of Augusta. Here are some responses.

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Midland Valley High School girls basketball coach charged with criminal solicitation of a minor

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 02/12/2017 - 5:51pm
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Paul Quiller Jr., Midland Valley High School’s girls basketball coach, has been charged with criminal solicitation of a minor, according to the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office.

Read more Staff Writer Photos James Folker