Suspect shoots 4 officers in South Carolina, 1 critically hurt

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:21am
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YORK, S.C. — A man who was wanted for beating his wife ambushed and shot three SWAT officers searching for him in woods in South Carolina, leaving one deputy “hanging on to life,’ a sheriff said Tuesday.

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Man arrested after standoff in North Augusta

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 10:54am
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One man has been arrested after a woman was found barricaded inside of their North Augusta home.

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Snow predicted for Augusta area, but little accumulation

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 8:33am
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The National Weather Service predicts snow for Augusta and surrounding areas today but don’t expect it to stick around very long.

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Regency item returns for commission vote

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 8:08pm
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Mayor Hardie Davis’ push to build an arena at the vacant Regency Mall site goes back before the Augusta Commission for a vote Tuesday.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Rants and raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 7:32pm
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KIRBY: Here’s why the beet goes on

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 7:32pm
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My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

Barnard remembered as servant leader

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 6:58pm
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Friends and family remembered D. Douglas Barnard Jr. as “a servant who taught others to serve” at a funeral service Monday for the former U.S. Congressman.

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Message of unity, love heard at annual MLK Jr. celebration

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 5:15pm
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For the 31st consecutive year, state and local leaders gathered with members of the community to share a message of unity and love. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Abbigail Lennon

Great white shark Hilton attracts a following

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 4:05pm
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Mary Lee the shark has gone silent, but a male great white tagged off Hilton Head last year — and named Hilton — is vying for her celebrity status with revealing migrations and a steady stream of pings. Read more

Savannah Morning News Photos Mary Landers

Flu season one of the worst in recent years, says doctor

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 4:00pm
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Jerry Grier, 48, already has a surgical mask on by the time Dr. Bo Sherwood sees him Monday in an exam room at University Prompt Care in North Augusta, where patients with flu-like symptoms are urged to get one to discourage spreading their illness.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Hawaii missile-alert error reveals uncertainty about how to react

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 1:01pm
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HONOLULU — When Jonathan Scheuer got an alert on his phone of a ballistic missile headed for Hawaii, he and his family didn’t know what to do. They went to their guest bedroom, then decided it would be safer on the ground floor of their Honolulu home.

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King’s words still inspire nearly 50 years after his death

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 11:21am
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ATLANTA — Though his voice was silenced nearly 50 years ago, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s message of nonviolence still resonates and inspires.

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Image problem? Some cities end their role in A&E’s ‘Live PD’

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 11:17am
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HARTFORD, Conn. — For some of the law enforcement agencies that agreed to be on A&E Network’s real-time police show “Live PD,” the goal of being more transparent with their profession under increasing scrutiny clashed with concerns over public image.

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State Court Judge encourages attendees of annual MLK breakfast to continue fight against injustice

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:29am
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Kellie Kenner-McIntyre reassured attendees at the 21st annual Unity Breakfast that “good is coming.”

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THE WAY WE WERE: Run, Forrest, run

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 11:04pm
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Many said Forrest Turner was Georgia’s most famous prison escape artist of the 20th century. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

One dead, one arrested after shooting off Windsor Spring Road

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 9:31pm
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One man is dead and another has been arrested in connection to a shooting Richmond Villa Apartments in Augusta.

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THE WAY WE WERE: Run, Forrest, run

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 7:10pm
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Many said Forrest Turner was Georgia’s most famous prison escape artist of the 20th century.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

Rants and raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 6:40pm
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City seeks agreement with local nonprofits

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 6:38pm
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Grovetown city officials said they are working to rectify what they called an improperly delivered message that spurred community concern the city was attempting to boot two local nonprofit groups housed off city-owned property.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Abbigail Lennon

Lyons left in tears after $35,000 Non-Pro go-round

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 6:38pm
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Stephanie Lyons wiped away tears after her run in the $35,000 Non-Pro go-round Sunday.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Chris Gay