Sheriff: Bystander shoots man attacking deputy in Georgia

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 9:53am
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DAWSONVILLE, Ga. — Authorities in Georgia say a bystander shot a man who was attacking a deputy who had just given him a ride to a gas station.

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Two dead in Waynesboro house fire

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 9:19am
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Two people are dead following a house fire in Waynesboro.

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World War II veterans reflect on day Pearl Harbor was attacked

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 6:34pm
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It has been 76 years since the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

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Hephzibah woman seeks financial help this Christmas

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 6:26pm
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Taking care of her three children and two from her sister has taken a financial toll on this Hephzibah woman.

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Rants and raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 6:25pm
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When did Republicans develop this idea that there’s no middle ground between de facto anarcho-capitalism and communism? That middle ground was working quite nicely for most of the 20th century.

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Authority member would shift balance against Regency site for arena

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 5:53pm
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One member of the coliseum authority who supported building a new arena at Regency Mall said Tuesday’s Augusta Commission vote to reject the site has changed her mind, making it more unlikely the proposal will happen. Read more

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Sheriff’s Office conducting criminal investigation on staff member

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 5:28pm
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The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is investigating one of its own.

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Medical ethics expert discusses concerns about transparency of clinical trials

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 4:27pm
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Dr. Jennifer Miller asked who considered pharmaceutical companies honest and ethical and in the room full of medical residents and students at Augusta University not a single hand went up.

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Former students receive $15,000 in settlement

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 3:40pm
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Two former Richmond County students each received $15,000 in a settlement with the Richmond County School System on Nov. 28 after being molested by a school janitor, according to court documents.

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District Attorney Natalie Paine kicking off election campaign

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 3:07pm
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District Attorney Natalie Paine will officially kick off her 2018 campaign tonight at a reception in Augusta.

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Hepzibah man charged in early morning stabbing in Augusta

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 2:43pm
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A Hephzibah man has been arrested in connection to a stabbing incident this morning in Augusta.

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Columbia County Sheriff’s Office seeks identity of credit card fraud suspects

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 2:26pm
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The Columbia County Sheriff’s office needs the public’s help in identifying two men suspected of using stolen credit cards.

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Augusta GreenJackets unveil new identity

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 1:27pm
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Four curtains were pulled away Wednesday to unveil a new era in Augusta GreenJackets branding.

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SCDOT announces temporary lane closures

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 12:31pm
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The Interstate 20 eastbound off-ramp to the Welcome Center in Aiken County will close from 9 p.m. today until 6 a.m. Thursday to allow for traffic recorder equipment installation.

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Augusta man sentenced to prison for having sex with underage girl

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 12:13pm
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An Augusta man was sentenced to five years in prison Wednesday for having sex with an underage girl.

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Hephzibah man indicted in shooting

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 11:54am
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A Hephzibah man will be scheduled for arraignment next week following his indictment in connection with a July shooting.

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Augusta woman denied bond in homicide case

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 11:25am
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An Augusta woman recently indicted on charges that include murder was denied bond Wednesday in Richmond County Superior Court.

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Investigation continues into Liberty County bus crash that killed 5-year-old girl, hurt 20

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 10:35am
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Investigators are returning to the scene of an accident Wednesday hoping to determine what led to the death of a 5-year-old girl.

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Live fire training at Fort Gordon today

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 9:22am
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A live fire training exercise is scheduled at Fort Gordon today.

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Hunter captures monster python in Florida Everglades

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 8:49am
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MIAMI — A monster Burmese python has been captured by a snake hunter in the Florida Everglades.

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