Power outage affecting medical district

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/12/2017 - 12:31pm
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Georgia Power officials confirmed an outage is affecting customers in Augusta’s medical district.

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Washington Road lane closures set for today, Friday

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/12/2017 - 10:01am
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Washington Road will be down to one lane with possible shifts for paving between Woodbridge and Spooner Drive. The closure is until 3 p.m. today and again Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Read more Sports Editor Photos John Boyette

Thomson Chick-fil-A to open next week

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/12/2017 - 9:47am
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The metro area’s newest Chick-fil-A restaurant will open in Thomson on Jan. 19 with the company’s traditional “First 100” party, where die-hard fans camp out in the hopes of receiving one year’s worth of free meals.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline

Grovetown woman awakes to burglar

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/12/2017 - 8:41am
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A Grovetown woman told police she awoke to find a burglar in her home Monday morning.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Concept plans for Greene, Telfair and Fifth streets ready for input

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/12/2017 - 12:58am
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A second set of designs is ready for Greene, Telfair and Fifth streets in Augusta’s estimated $83 million downtown streetscape overhaul. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Robberies don’t slow down with beginning of new year

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/12/2017 - 12:57am
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Police are dealing with a spate of commercial robberies in Richmond County over the past several weeks. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Beverly Barnhart recognized for contributions to education

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 01/11/2017 - 10:07pm
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Inside John S. Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School, it’s hard to escape the impact left by Beverly J. Barnhart. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Relatives of victims confront Charleston gunman for last time

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 01/11/2017 - 10:06pm
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CHARLESTON, S.C. — One by one, family members of nine slain black parishioners confronted Dylann Roof for the last time Wednesday, shouting at him, offering forgiveness and even offering to visit him in prison as he awaits execution for the slaughter. Read more

Associated Press Photos Jeffrey Collins

Rants & Raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 01/11/2017 - 10:06pm
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Deal’s speech keeps focus on failing schools

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 01/11/2017 - 10:03pm
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Gov. Nathan Deal asked Georgia lawmakers on Wednesday to support a new plan to fix low-performing schools after voters last fall rejected a proposal for the state to take over public schools that consistently struggle. Read more

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Haley says farewell, thanks ‘Team SC’

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 01/11/2017 - 10:03pm
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COLUMBIA, S.C. — Gov. Nikki Haley used her State of the State address Wednesday to say goodbye to South Carolinians and a job she calls “the greatest honor of my life.” Read more

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Warmer temps expected this weekend

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 01/11/2017 - 10:02pm
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Is it winter or spring? It might be difficult to tell this weekend when temperatures rise to the 70s. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

If I can’t see my food, I can’t eat it

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 01/11/2017 - 9:59pm
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In my youth I stressed freedom, and in my old age I stress order. – Will Durant Read more

Columnist Bill Kirby

UPDATE: Sheriff’s Office investigating two Augusta shootings

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 01/11/2017 - 8:50pm
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The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of two separate shootings on Wednesday.

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Local library will close for construction work

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 01/11/2017 - 6:47pm
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The Friedman Branch Library will close later this month for construction work. Read more

Staff Writer Doug Stutsman

Burglary reported at Apple Store

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 01/11/2017 - 5:20pm
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An investigation is ongoing after an alleged burglary Wednesday at the Augusta Mall. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Three people charged in Thomson shooting

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 01/11/2017 - 4:22pm
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Three people have been charged in connection to the Tuesday afternoon shooting death of a 22-year-old in Thomson. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Proposed cyber security facility set for riverfront location

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 01/11/2017 - 4:00pm
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Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal was crystal clear: the new $50 million cyber security facility he proposed building in Augusta should happen “with lightning speed,” Augusta University President Brooks Keel said. Business and economic development will soon follow, he said. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Augusta MLK parade has new route

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 01/11/2017 - 11:33am
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The city of Augusta has reworked the route for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. parade to reduce congestion around Lucy C. Laney High School. Read more

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Dave Chappelle to perform in Augusta on Feb. 7

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 01/11/2017 - 10:59am
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The managers of Augusta Entertainment Complex on Wednesday announced it has scheduled actor-comedian Dave Chappelle to perform Feb. 7 at the complex’s Bell Auditorium.

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