Not impaired in fatal crash, doctor says

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 02/15/2017 - 5:39pm
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An Augusta physician facing charges including vehicular homicide insisted on the witness stand Wednesday that he was not too impaired to drive the night he was involved in a crash on Washington Road. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Local Red Cross seeking nominations for “heroes”

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 02/15/2017 - 5:04pm
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The American Red Cross of Augusta is seeking nominations for its 2017 Heroes Campaign. Read more

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Columbia County school board member says he will provide evidence he didn’t embellish military record

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 02/15/2017 - 4:30pm
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Columbia County Board of Education member Mike Sleeper said Wednesday he will provide evidence that he did not embellish his military service after a fellow board member asked him to address the accusations the previous day. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Abbigail Lennon

Puzder out as President Trump’s labor secretary nominee

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 02/15/2017 - 4:25pm
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WASHINGTON — Andrew Puzder says he is withdrawing as President Donald Trump’s nominee for labor secretary. Read more

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Signature funds ambitious cyber center

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 02/15/2017 - 4:00pm
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With the stroke of a pen, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal on Wednesday authorized $50 million for the Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center on the banks of the Savannah River and set off a swirl of talk about collaboration that will bring together government, academia, industry and the military, officials said.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Skipping checklists creates safety mishaps at Savannah River Site

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 02/15/2017 - 3:37pm
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An independent agency within the U.S. executive branch reported a number of operational mishaps at Savannah River Site in a collection of reports made public this week after an extended gap in publication. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

Savannah River Site employees donate more than $130,000 to charity

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 02/15/2017 - 3:29pm
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The U.S. Department of Energy, Savannah River Site surpassed its goal when it presented a check to the Combined Federal Campaign last month worth over $11,000 more than its target number. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

Police are investigating Monday evening burglary at Peach Orchard Road fast food eatery

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 02/15/2017 - 3:27pm
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Police are investigating a Monday evening burglary at a Peach Orchard Road fast food eatery. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Tools reported stolen from Augusta residence

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 02/15/2017 - 2:07pm
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Authorities are investigating nearly $5,000 worth of tools reported stolen Tuesday from an Augusta residence.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Grandfather of C.T. Walker pupil to face charges in gun incident

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 02/15/2017 - 1:58pm
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An arrest warrant has been issued for the grandfather of a C.T. Walker Traditional Magnet School pupil who took a loaded gun to campus Tuesday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Men acquitted of sexual assaults

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 02/15/2017 - 12:34pm
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After separate trials this week, Richmond County Superior Court juries found two men not guilty of sexual assaults.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Police seek teen runaway

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 02/15/2017 - 12:23pm
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Columbia County authorities need help finding a 15-year-old runaway.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Seven-vehicle crash on Gordon Highway causes minor injuries

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 02/15/2017 - 12:21pm
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A crash involving at least seven vehicles slowed traffic on Gordon Highway this morning.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson