Club Car donates new golf cart to help disabled at Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 6:48pm
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Club Car dedicated a 2017 golf cart, valued at more than $16,000, to the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center to help get disabled veterans from the parking lot to the front of the facility. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Corrections officials regain control of McCormick prison dorm

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 5:41pm
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COLUMBIA, S.C. — Authorities were still investigating Wednesday how several inmates got to the top of a dorm room at a maximum-security prison in South Carolina. Read more

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Body of man found in woods near Doug Barnard Parkway identified

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 3:31pm
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A man whose body was found near Doug Barnard Parkway during the weekend has been identified. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Special election to replace school board member could cost $10,000

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 3:16pm
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Editor’s note: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that the special election could cost the public $10,000 because Richmond County Board of Education member Frank Dolan’s stated resignation date came in two days past the deadline to get it onto this year’s general election ballot. However, the potential cost – covering staffing, printing of ballots, advertising and others expenses associated with the special election – would have been incurred regardless of date since there are no other local elections in November except in the municipality of Hephzibah. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Amanda King

GreenJackets sell out third section at SRP Park

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 2:31pm
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The Augusta GreenJackets announced Wednesday that the first base club section at SRP Park has been sold out. Read more

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Former deputy director of Fort Gordon cyber center sentenced to prison for child pornography

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 2:18pm
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An Army officer stationed at Fort Gordon was sentenced Wednesday in U.S. District Court to 97 months in prison. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Prison sentence imposed for Augusta teen who helped mug younger child for shoes

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 2:15pm
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One of two teens accused of mugging an 11-year-old for his shoes was sentenced to two years in prison Wednesday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Prison term given Augusta man for tax fraud conspiracy

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 2:11pm
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An Augusta man who took part in a conspiracy to submit fraudulent tax returns was sentenced Wednesday to 21 months in prison. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson