Cyber institute aims to protect health devices

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 01/14/2017 - 4:00pm
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As devices like heart monitors and insulin pumps become “smarter” and are communicating with other devices, their vulnerability to being hacked has also increased, as recent incidents have shown. Augusta University’s Cyber Institute at the new Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center plans to be a leader in protecting them and other health information systems, officials said. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Salley teen dies while fleeing police

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 01/14/2017 - 11:09am
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A 16-year-old Salley youth died late Friday when the vehicle in which she was a passenger crashed while fleeing police, authorities said. The driver of the vehicle was taken to an Augusta hospital where he was reported in critical condition. Read more

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King event hears call against Trump

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 01/13/2017 - 11:22pm
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The speaker at a celebration Friday of the birth of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. angrily denounced President-elect Donald Trump as a “racist” and a “fool” and called on the audience to actively resist his policies as part of an overall effort to oppose intolerance. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Martin Luther King Day events

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 01/13/2017 - 11:21pm
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SATURDAY

What: 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Parade

Time: 1 p.m.

Where: Dyess Park Community Center, 902... Read more

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Civil War Roundtable meetings scheduled

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 01/13/2017 - 11:17pm
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Step back in time to Civil War days once a month with this year’s Civil War Roundtable meetings. Read more

Staff Writer Bianca Cain Johnson

Richmond County sees drop in traffic fatalities

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 01/13/2017 - 10:03pm
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Richmond County saw a significant drop in traffic fatalities last year, compared to state and national numbers that have seen increases. Read more

Staff Writer Bianca Cain Johnson

Murder charges filed in December death

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 01/13/2017 - 7:09pm
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Richmond County investigators have named a suspect in the Dec. 26 discovery of a man whose body was burned.

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Murder suspect pleads not guilty

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 01/13/2017 - 3:51pm
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The suspect in a 2012 Augusta homicide who was arrested in Texas a year later pleaded not guilty Friday to murder charges. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Bond denied for robbery suspect

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 01/13/2017 - 1:58pm
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Bond was denied Friday for an Augusta man accused of robbing a grocery store last month. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Bond granted to Augusta man charged in accidental fatal shooting

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 01/13/2017 - 1:55pm
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An Augusta man who accidentally fatally shot his girlfriend was granted bond Friday with the provision the grief-stricken man undergo trauma counseling. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Suspect arrested in New Ellenton ‘homemade devices’ with fuses case

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 01/13/2017 - 1:52pm
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A man has been arrested by the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office as part of its investigation into the discovery of “homemade devices” with fuses found in the New Ellenton area. Read more

Staff Writers Photos Bianca Cain Johnson Connor Threlkeld

Patient injures staff members at University Hospital

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 01/13/2017 - 1:24pm
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A University Hospital psychiatric patient set to be released because no facility would take him injured several staff members and reached for a guard’s weapon this week. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

City trims vehicle maintenance bill

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 01/13/2017 - 1:18pm
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Augusta’s large fleet just got a little smaller, and officials say it’s saving the city money. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Wade named president of ‘Chronicle,’ Chronicle Media

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 01/13/2017 - 10:50am
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Morris Communications has appointed its general manager, Stephen Wade, as president of The Augusta Chronicle and its Chronicle Media portfolio of businesses. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline

Clemson fans earned right to show off colors

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 01/13/2017 - 12:37am
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It certainly didn’t take long. Just a few days after Clemson’s impressive national football championship victory, we suddently see signs of the Tigers everywhere. But you know, it happens around here every year. Read more

Staff Writer Bill Kirby

Officials celebrate end of James Brown Boulevard streetscape project phase

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/12/2017 - 11:57pm
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Amid a flurry of downtown Augusta news, city officials took a moment Thursday to celebrate the end of part of a downtown streetscape project. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Lawmaker wants Georgians to have say on medical pot

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/12/2017 - 11:57pm
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ATLANTA — Voters would decide whether to legalize the growth and distribution of marijuana in Georgia for medical use under a proposal introduced Thursday in the state House. Read more

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