Engineer says rock weir use could affect Savannah River

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 4:00pm
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An Augusta engineer said plans to replace the New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam with a rock weir could affect the pool of water in the Savannah River around Augusta that the cities and industry rely on.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Details remain scarce for city-sponsored Masters Week event

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 3:26pm
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With the Mayor’s Masters Reception just three weeks away, there’s still no announced honoree for this year’s event. .

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Augusta nursing home settles wrongful death lawsuit

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 3:15pm
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On the eve of trial, an Augusta nursing home chose to settle a wrongful death lawsuit.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Aiken police say missing man has been found

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 2:47pm
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An Aiken man reported missing has been located.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Vogtle reactor taken offline to refuel

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 2:05pm
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Plant Vogtle’s Unit 1 was taken offline over the weekend and will remain out of operation while crews complete a refuel.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

Officials are investigating an arson at condemned mobile home

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 1:46pm
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Authorities are investigating an arson at a condemned mobile home off Mike Padgett Highway.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

UPDATE: Arrest made in hit and run that killed 2 SC DOT employees in Aiken County Monday

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 10:13am
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An Augusta man has been charged in the Monday morning death of two South Carolina Department of Transportation employees and the injury of another.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Walgreen clerk says man chased her in store with knife

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 9:05am
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A Walgreen cashier told police Saturday that a hooded man with a knife chased her at the store.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Food obsessions are often difficult to keep well-fed

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 03/12/2017 - 8:08pm
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Once I find a food I like, I stick with it for a long time, even when stores don’t deliver what they promise.

Read more Columnist Photos Glynn Moore