Snow accumulation unlikely in Augusta

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 01/06/2017 - 11:10am
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As a winter storm approaches, Augusta Fire Chief Chris James said all hands are on deck in Richmond County. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Richmond and Aiken counties cancel weekend school activities

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:54am
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Due to weather concerns, all events within the Richmond County School System have been cancelled for Saturday.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

City revives election dates debate

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:31am
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Local government elections could be moving again. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Augusta man shot during attempted robbery

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 01/06/2017 - 9:42am
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An Augusta man suffered major vascular injuries after being shot during an attempted robbery near Allen Homes on Tuesday afternoon.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Kirby: You say you want a resolution?

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 01/06/2017 - 1:55am
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Skating on thin ice is better than skating on no ice at all. Read more

Staff Writer Bill Kirby

Rants and raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 01/06/2017 - 12:42am
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We’ll soon have a Commander in Chief who would rather take the word of Vladimir Putin and Julian Assange than that of U.S. intelligence because their conclusions cast a shadow on his election. How will Trump act when we have a credible threat to national security, such as an imminent attack? Will he not believe them then? Read more

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Legislators: Rep. accused of beating his wife should resign

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 01/06/2017 - 12:41am
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COLUMBIA, S.C. — A legislator indicted on allegations of beating his wife should resign, leaders of the South Carolina Legislature said Thursday, with one lawmaker calling it “terrifying and horrific” to hear children on a 911 call screaming for their daddy to stop. Read more

Photos Associated Press

Three honored at Dyess Symposium

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/05/2017 - 9:13pm
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Standing in the rotunda of the Augusta Museum of History, retired Lt. Col. Hal Fritz turned and directed his speech to the overflow crowd in attendance. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Brawl homicide suspects plead guilty

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/05/2017 - 7:16pm
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Four of the 12 defendants facing murder charges in a 2016 fatal brawl plead guilty to reduced charges Thursday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Augusta commissioners question meeting held without them

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/05/2017 - 6:26pm
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A couple of Augusta commissioners are denouncing the mayor and five of their colleagues for meeting in secret Monday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Third North Augusta City Council incumbent files to seek re-election

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/05/2017 - 6:04pm
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Fletcher Dickert, the third North Augusta City Council member up for re-election this year, filed to defend his seat Thursday. Read more

Photos From Staff Reports

Former TV weatherman indicted on child sexual abuse charges

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/05/2017 - 5:59pm
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A former local television weatherman has been indicted this week on child sexual abuse charges involving three under-aged girls. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Legislators vow to help Corley’s constituents

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/05/2017 - 5:52pm
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Whether state Rep. Chris Corley resigns, is expelled or does nothing, the people of District 84 will have the rest of the Aiken County legislative delegation to work for them, says state Rep. Bill Hixon of District 83. Read more

Staff Writer Photos James Folker

Casual dining chain to replace former Somewhere in Augusta site

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/05/2017 - 5:27pm
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The abrupt closing of sports bar Somewhere in Augusta over the New Year’s holiday is expected to make way for a casual dining chain that the building’s owner said could be open in time for Masters Week. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline

Preparations underway locally for possible snow, sleet this weekend

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/05/2017 - 4:24pm
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Snow prep has begun for many local agencies as meteorologists grow more confident in possible snow and sleet this weekend. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Man dies under weight of collapsed dirt wall

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/05/2017 - 4:10pm
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An Augusta man was killed Thursday when a high wall of dirt and clay collapsed and suffocated him while he laid pipe in a trench at the site of a new subdivision in Evans, according to authorities. Read more

Staff Writer Abbigail Lennon

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