Railroad police arrest man on drug, weapon charges

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 1:15pm
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Norfolk Southern police arrested a man on drug and weapons charges after they found him trespassing on railroad tracks. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Atlanta-area man pleads guilty in sex sting case

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 1:11pm
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A Sandy Springs, Ga., man who came to Augusta to meet with someone he thought was an underage girl pleaded guilty Thursday to sex charges. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Update: Police find bomb threat at EZ Go fake

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 1:05pm
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Richmond County authorities said an investigation into a bomb threat at EZ Go on Marvin Griffin Road turned up nothing suspicious.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Crash involving pedestrian on Gordon Highway

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 12:54pm
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Several people were taken to AU Medical Center after a crash Thursday morning involving a pedestrian on Gordon Highway.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

No parole for Augusta man who killed teacher

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 12:47pm
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A decision to parole an Augusta man whose brutal attack on his middle school teacher left her in a coma for eight years until she died has been canceled. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Lyft ride-hailing service begins in Augusta today

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 7:48am
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The ride-hailing service Lyft joined the Augusta market Thursday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Rants & Raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 10:59pm
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Keepers of children: Don’t take the kids of your friends out for them if you can’t control them or handle their tantrums Read more

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Bus riders give their opinions on proposed public transit changes

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 8:15pm
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Proposed Augusta Public Transit route and schedule changes replace several of the city’s winding, asymmetrical bus routes with more direct, hourly routes hoped to grow ridership and decrease confusion. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

AP scores rise in Georgia

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 6:11pm
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The percentage of Georgia graduates scoring three or higher on an Advanced Placement (AP) exam during high school increased in 2016, even as participation in the exams increased, according to data released Wednesday by the College Board. Read more

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Augusta nursing home again seeks delay of trial in wrongful death lawsuit

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 5:45pm
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A month before the trial is supposed to begin in a wrongful death lawsuit against a local nursing home, the defense has requested another continuance. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Westminster fourth-graders show off inventions

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 5:38pm
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b,A large part of Anabelle Wilkes’ childhood has centered around animals. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Four seeking District 84 S.C. House seat

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 5:30pm
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Four people have filed to seek the South Carolina House seat vacated by the resignation of Chris Corley. Read more

Staff Writer Photos James Folker

Young Augusta man to serve long prison term for series of robberies

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 5:15pm
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A young Augusta man who committed a series of armed robberies at convenience stores in the fall of 2015 pleaded guilty Wednesday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Paine College administrator has family tie to Black History Month founder

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 3:59pm
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As the nation celebrates Black History Month, students at Paine College and people in Augusta have a unique link to one of the people responsible for the annual event. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Local students receive shoes from Rack Room

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 3:00pm
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When Rose King talks about the Shoes That Fit program, one mission comes to mind: end bullying. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Congressman Allen sees cyber operations close up

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 2:21pm
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Fort Gordon welcomed Congressman Rick Allen on Wednesday for an up-close look at the Army’s cyber operations as cyber command continues to move into its new Augusta headquarters. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

North Augustan films birds-eye view of Project Jackson work

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 1:49pm
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Don Barclay, a Savannah River Site retiree and software developer, shot this footage of ongoing site work at Project Jackson with a VGI Mavic Pro quad copter he got for Christmas. Read more

Staff Writer James Folker

Announcement coming on 2017 Mayor’s Masters Reception

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 1:17pm
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Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis said an announcement is “imminent” about the honoree for the 2017 Mayor’s Masters Reception. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Half Marathon will impact traffic Sunday

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 11:33am
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The Augusta University Half Marathon, 10K & 5K will have an impact on local traffic Sunday as several roads will be closed for the ninth annual event. Read more

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Missing girl located

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 10:32am
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Police said a missing 11-year-old has been found. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson