Tucker named Best and Brightest

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 9:30pm
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As Frelicia Tucker strode to the podium to accept The Augusta Chronicle’s Best and Brightest Award on Thursday night, she couldn’t help but exude an air of experienced confidence. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Jon Long

Activist’s organs will be donated to others

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 8:00pm
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Augusta transgender activist Rowan Feldhaus will save five lives as an organ donor, recovery agency LifeLink of Georgia announced Thursday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Rants and raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 7:09pm
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I ask every Trump voter in the area to reflect on Trump’s actions as president and imagine how they would feel if Hillary Clinton were in office doing the exact same things. Read more

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Suspect wanted in armed robbery at GameStop

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 6:49pm
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The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man involved in a Thursday armed robbery. Read more

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Commissioners willing to meet with fired EEO officer

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 6:43pm
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Fired Equal Employment Opportunity officer J.G. Long will have an opportunity to present his concerns about undue influence on investigations and conflicts of interest to the city commission, Augusta officials said Thursday.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Davis resigns state hospital association board seat over licensing issue

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 6:40pm
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University Hospital CEO Jim Davis was to become chairman of the Georgia Hospital Association next year but after some other hospital executives objected to his stance opposing the state’s health care licensing law, he chose to resign from the board. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Interstate 20 repairs to close lanes next week

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 6:36pm
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The Georgia Department of Transportation announced projects affecting Interstate 20 traffic. Read more

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AU researcher believes she’s made new discovery in cancer research

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 4:50pm
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More than 20 years ago, the discovery of a protein that was mutated or absent in a majority of cancers caused great excitement about exploiting it to kill tumors, a potential that was never quite realized. But a researcher at Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University said she has discovered a previously overlooked aspect to p53 that can be exploited to help trigger the immune system to destroy small tumors and even nearby cancers. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Aiken Scholars Academy to begin in 2018

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 3:47pm
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The Aiken Scholars Academy – a joint academic venture by the University of South Carolina-Aiken and the Aiken County Public School District – will start classes in the fall of 2018. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

New arrest sends Augusta man back to prison

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 1:37pm
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An Augusta man who previously served time for aggravated battery will return to prison because of a new arrest. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Augusta man pleads guilty in attempted rape

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 1:29pm
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An Augusta man accused of attempted rape pleaded guilty Wednesday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

MCG doctor returns to oncology program he helped build

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 12:24pm
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The fourth time might be the charm for Dr. Anand Jillella. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Fort Gordon chaplains receive training at Uptown VA

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 11:50am
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Speaking to 19 Army chaplains from Fort Gordon, Dr. Dianne Lewis explained the importance of being a chaplain at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

One injured in Broad Street shooting

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 11:35am
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Police are investigating a shooting Wednesday night on Broad Street.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Scuttlebiz: Getting retail info like pulling teeth

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 9:22am
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For an industry whose fortune is tied to mass-market brand recognition and appreciation, national retailers can be surprisingly secretive. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline

First execution of 2017: man convicted of killing neighbor

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 11:56pm
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JACKSON — Georgia on Wednesday carried out its first execution this year, putting to death a man convicted of killing his 73-year-old neighbor 25 years ago. Read more

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Rants & Raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 11:46pm
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More public officials need to get out of their offices and talk with taxpayers. Read more

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Augusta fires EEO officer

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 11:28pm
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Augusta equal employment opportunity officer J.G. Long was fired Tuesday, a day after he requested a meeting with the Augusta Commission about issues such as undue influence on investigations and conflicts of interest. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Friends grieve death of transgender man who petitioned for name change

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 10:05pm
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Supporters who celebrated with Rowan Feldhaus when he won a court battle to change his name to match his gender identity are grief stricken by his sudden death earlier this week. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord