WAY WE WERE: Regattas on Lake Olmstead

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 06/11/2017 - 6:06pm
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Much of Augusta’s social scene used to take place on Lake Olmstead and the facilities around it.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

Reality Leigh Winner’s trial won’t come soon

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 06/11/2017 - 6:01pm
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Reality Leigh Winner’s trial on an allegation that she leaked a National Security Agency’s classified document won’t be anytime soon.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Vacations call for theft deterrence

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 06/11/2017 - 5:54pm
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As many travel in the coming months, the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office advises they make arrangements before leaving their homes.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

You need to know just a few rules to write effectively

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 06/11/2017 - 5:51pm
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Publishers, magazines and newspapers have rules to define their spelling, grammar and style. They compile these guidelines into great “bibles’ of the industry that, though they contain no commandments, parables or beatitudes, tell their writers and editors how to use the language effectively.

Read more Columnist Photos Glynn Moore

Young slugger heads to second Major League home-run derby

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 06/11/2017 - 5:16pm
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Matthew Mebane’s teammates still call him Pablo, and he still lives to hit home runs.

Read more Staff Writer Photos James Folker

Hephzibah man found shot to death in shed

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 06/11/2017 - 4:40pm
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A Hephzibah man was found shot to death Sunday in a shed in the 4400 block of Peach Orchard Road.

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4-year-old drowns at Thurmond Lake

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 06/11/2017 - 1:42pm
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A 4-year-old girl drowned at Thurmond Lake on Saturday.

Read more Staff Writer Photos James Folker

A cancer survivor event treats hearts and souls

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 06/10/2017 - 10:46pm
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Since its creation in 2006, the Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University has been on the forefront of researching and fighting the effects of cancer. While that normally entails discussions of drugs, radiation and surgery, participants in Augusta University’s cancer survivor luncheon Saturday instead found solace in music, poetry and yoga.

Read more Staff Jon Long

City Ink: Case of county equipment on private land

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 06/10/2017 - 10:45pm
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Where there’s smoke there’s fire. But in this case, where there’s an excavator, there’s dirt. Read more

Columnist Sylvia Cooper

Report puts Augusta equipment, employees at Lincoln County site

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 06/10/2017 - 10:42pm
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Former Augusta Environmental Services Director Mark Johnson told a clocked-in employee to leave work, knowing the employee was towing a piece of heavy equipment for use on private land in Lincoln County, according to an investigative summary that sheds some light on Johnson’s sudden resignation last week. Read more

Staff Writer Susan McCord

GreenJackets, Family Y, Drive play a game

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 06/10/2017 - 10:42pm
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Jon Lambert hesitated as he rounded third base at Lake Olmstead Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Looking back, he saw the ball continue rolling into the green of the outfield. He knew he had enough time to make it to home plate. Read more

Staff Photos Jon Long

Kirby: Mysteries that may never be answered

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 06/10/2017 - 9:22pm
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I like reading old stories in The Chronicle’s archives. When I come across a good one, it’s like finding money in an old suit coat and I can’t wait to tell somebody, usually you. Read more

Staff Writer Bill Kirby

Concert to benefit AU ALS Clinic

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 06/10/2017 - 8:17pm
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On a wall in David Hemingway’s house in Martinez is row upon row of commendations from 24 years in the Air Force. On the opposite wall are a dozen performance awards from 13 years at the Central Intelligence Agency. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Rants and raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 06/10/2017 - 8:14pm
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I better not hear a word about ideological purity from the socialists in 2020. Jill Stein’s votes were greater than the margin of victory throughout the Rust Belt. If you whiners had just sucked it up and hit the button for Clinton, Trump wouldn’t be president right now. Read more

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Fort a growing center of military intelligence

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 06/10/2017 - 8:10pm
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The facility where accused classified document leaker Reality Winner worked is the nerve center for the growing intelligence and cyberwarfare operations based at Fort Gordon. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline

Adam West, who played 1960s-era Batman, dies at 88

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 06/10/2017 - 4:00pm
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LOS ANGELES — Adam West, whose straight-faced portrayal of Batman in a campy 1960s TV series lifted the tight-clad Caped Crusader into the national consciousness, has died at age 88, his publicist Molly Schoneveld said Saturday.

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