City to settle suit over cemetery’s cell tower

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 04/12/2017 - 5:37pm
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Augusta commissioners have decided to settle a lawsuit filed over the placement of a cell tower on land set aside as a cemetery by one of the city’s historic leaders and landowners. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Augusta man sentenced for manslaughter

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 04/12/2017 - 5:20pm
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An Augusta man who shot and killed another man was sentenced Wednesday to 26 years in prison. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Former city water chief dead at 77

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 04/12/2017 - 3:53pm
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Noah “Max” Hicks, longtime head of Augusta’s waterworks and namesake of the N. Max Hicks Water Treatment Plant, died Wednesday at age 77, Utilities Director Tom Wiedmeier confirmed. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Luncheon honors students with disabilities

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 04/12/2017 - 1:50pm
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In 2004, the Augusta Area High School High Tech Program began with four students in Richmond County. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Tucker talks about plans to run for Columbia County Commission chairman

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 04/12/2017 - 1:36pm
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It took about two weeks after Pam Tucker resigned as Columbia County’s EMA director for her to realize she had been grooming herself for the position of commission chairman since her career began. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Columbia County man dies after being hit by train

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 04/12/2017 - 1:01pm
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A Columbia County man died Monday after being struck by a train in Martinez. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman