ATV accident kills Wilkes child, 11

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 5:52am
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The Georgia State Patrol is investigating an ATV accident that killed a Briarwood Academy sixth-grader Easter Sunday afternoon.

Read more Correspondent Photos Donna Stillinger

The Way We Were: The Savannah River

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 04/16/2017 - 7:47pm
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The river is the reason.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

Glynn Moore: 53 years ago, I was too young to meet the new Mustang

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 04/16/2017 - 6:56pm
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Today, April 17, was a famous day back in 1964. Ford introduced a new class of car, the pony car, so-called because that car was the Mustang, and it sold for a base price of $2,368.

Read more Columnist Photos Glynn Moore

Barnwell native moving ahead in entertainment career

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 04/16/2017 - 6:00pm
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A Barnwell native’s dream of becoming an actress is starting to come to fruition.

Read more The People-Sentinel Photos Jonathan Vickery

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Pardon Our Mess: Stormwater runoff

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 04/16/2017 - 5:58pm
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WHAT: Stormwater runoff lies near an enlarged culvert at a construction site. Sediments from construction sites are supposed to be kept from running into streams and rivers, according to South Carolina Department of Transportation regulations. Regulations also require weekly inspections to ensure water standards compliance. According to SCDOT, discolored water does not necessarily mean the controlled sediments are found in the outflow.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

Murder mystery: Irvin’s 2011 death remains unsolved

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 04/16/2017 - 5:57pm
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It’s been more than five years, but the 2011 slaying of Ronald Irvin remains a mystery to Richmond County law enforcement.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Second person arrested in Easter morning shooting

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 04/16/2017 - 2:48pm
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A second person was arrested Sunday evening in the shooting death of a man in Aiken County, the sheriff’s office said this morning.

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Langford Middle celebrates military children by wearing purple

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 04/16/2017 - 1:40pm
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For Vicki Reese, there was only one way to describe what took place Thursday at Langford Middle School.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Georgia Southern, Armstrong State prepare for consolidation

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 04/15/2017 - 11:34pm
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SAVANNAH, Ga. — Georgia Southern University President Jaimie Hebert has been fielding questions about the impending consolidation of the school with Armstrong State University. Read more

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Cyber training center to be combination of many things

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 04/15/2017 - 11:25pm
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The new $50 million Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center will be a combination of many things, a public building that encourages interaction on the lower floors and a secure building on higher floors that offers privacy for agencies and companies that need it, the building’s project manager and state officials said. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Personal care home owners or employees rarely face criminal charges

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 04/15/2017 - 11:13pm
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Many of the most vulnerable Georgians live in hundreds of personal care homes in Georgia, but no state law specifically provides them protection. Read more

Staff Writer Sandy Hodson

Oversight often lacking for personal care homes for elderly, disabled

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 04/15/2017 - 11:11pm
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Editor’s Note: During the past year, The Augusta Chronicle began investigating personal care homes in Richmond County after learning of the death of a 60-year-old veteran. Gregory Lauderdale died 14 months after leaving a VA mental health ward to move into a personal care home. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Aiken County names two new principals for 2017-18 school year

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 04/15/2017 - 11:01pm
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Aiken County school district has announced two new principals for the upcoming school year. Read more

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Kirby: Our teacher who wrote to poets

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 04/15/2017 - 10:57pm
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Sometimes no one’s left to tell the story. Read more

Staff Writer Bill Kirby

City Ink: Eggs aren’t all city’s been dropping

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 04/15/2017 - 8:56pm
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The mayor’s Easter egg drop wasn’t what it was cracked up to be. Read more

Columnist Sylvia Cooper

Augusta area will see some lane closures next week

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 04/15/2017 - 8:54pm
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The Augusta area will see some lane closures this week. Read more

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Lines being drawn in Augusta’s war against sagging pants

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 04/15/2017 - 8:52pm
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Lines are being drawn in Augusta’s war against sagging pants. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Ferris State claims national disc golf championship

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 04/15/2017 - 8:19pm
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NORTH AUGUSTA — Ferris State donned matching red caps Saturday commemorating its 2015 national title. A new shipment is now in order.

Read more Staff Writer Photos David Lee

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