Bids to build new Augusta bus facility cited as too high

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 7:34pm
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An Augusta Public Transit maintenance and administration building planned for a Regency Mall out-parcel is on hold after construction bids came in too high, city officials said.

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Resigned environmental services director set to lose paycheck

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 6:39pm
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Former Augusta Environmental Services Director Mark Johnson is set to lose his paycheck Tuesday.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

One dead in Beech Island house fire

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 5:27pm
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A person was found dead inside a house that burned Monday in Beech Island, according to the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office.

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Rants and raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 5:18pm
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There seems to be some confusion about what civil disobedience is. It doesn’t mean violence or rioting. It means simply refusing to cooperate with the government, while understanding the consequences.

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Court hearings set for suspects in deputy’s fatal shooting

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 4:38pm
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Several men charged in connection with Thursday’s fatal shooting of an off-duty Richmond County Sheriff’s deputy are scheduled to have their first court appearance Tuesday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Inmate found dead in Aiken County jail

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 4:34pm
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An inmate has died in the Aiken County Detention Center, according to the sheriff’s office and coroner.

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Man wanted in alleged assault on co-worker

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 3:52pm
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The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is looking for an Augusta man in an incident that left a co-worker injured.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Augusta man charged with murder in the deaths of two people representing himself at trial this week

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 1:48pm
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As the seventh anniversary of L.V. Wilson’s and Janee J. Johnson’s deaths approach, the man accused of killing both Augusta residents is standing trial this week and acting as his own attorney.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Victim of armed robbery shot in leg this morning, say police

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 12:25pm
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The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an early Monday morning shooting on Pineview Drive.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Official groundbreaking ceremony held for the Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 12:01pm
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Two Augusta business leaders who pitched the idea of the Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center to Gov. Nathan Deal just last December will be honored with their names on the building, Deal revealed Monday at the official groundbreaking for the center.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Cyber center expected to have significant economic impact on Augusta metro area

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 11:44am
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Experts expect Augusta’s Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center to help kindle several business and economic opportunities in the Augusta metro area.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Joe Hotchkiss

Kirby: There are strange sights on the road

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 11:03am
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The question is not what you look at, but what you see.

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Georgia race for US House seat key for both parties

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 06/18/2017 - 7:16pm
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DORAVILLE, Ga. — Dr. Nadine Becker wasn’t politically involved until she saw Donald Trump elected president, but the suburban Atlanta gynecologist didn’t know how to engage, given her traditionally Republican surroundings.

Read more Associated Press Photos Bill Barrow

SREL summer students study radiation movement in SRS ecosystems

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 06/18/2017 - 6:59pm
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The University of Georgia’s Savannah River Ecology Laboratory welcomed 14 students to its summer undergraduate program last week.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

Glynn Moore: Many of our surnames came from our ancestor’s occupations

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 06/18/2017 - 6:58pm
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During the weekend I watched an old film I had not seen before. Destination Tokyo was made during World War II with Cary Grant as the captain of a U.S. submarine sent to gather data on the coast of Japan. I hadn’t intended to get involved but watched it all the way through.

Read more Columnist Photos Glynn Moore

Rants & Raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 06/18/2017 - 5:18pm
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The accumulation of silt flowing down Rae’s Creek and water pollution killed Lake Olmstead as a once-beautiful, in-town recreation area.

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Plenty of peaches for local shoppers

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 06/18/2017 - 5:17pm
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Shoppers who love peaches will find plenty of fruit at local roadside stands now and through the rest of the summer, but the peaches in most chain grocery stores this summer are likely to be from California.

Read more Staff Writer Photos James Folker

AU researcher looking at way to choke off cancer tumor blood supply

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 06/18/2017 - 5:05pm
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Rethinking the way a tumor creates its blood supply is providing Augusta University researchers with a unique and patented target that could lead to a better way to choking off tumors.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Inmate found dead in Aiken County jail

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 06/18/2017 - 4:59pm
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An inmate has died in the Aiken County Detention Center, according to the sheriff’s office and coroner.

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Son charged with murder in shooting death of father

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 06/18/2017 - 2:22am
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A Richmond County man is dead and his son has been charged with murder. Read more

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