Special election to replace school board member could cost $10,000

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 3:16pm
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Editor’s note: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that the special election could cost the public $10,000 because Richmond County Board of Education member Frank Dolan’s stated resignation date came in two days past the deadline to get it onto this year’s general election ballot. However, the potential cost – covering staffing, printing of ballots, advertising and others expenses associated with the special election – would have been incurred regardless of date since there are no other local elections in November except in the municipality of Hephzibah. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Amanda King

GreenJackets sell out third section at SRP Park

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 2:31pm
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The Augusta GreenJackets announced Wednesday that the first base club section at SRP Park has been sold out. Read more

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Former deputy director of Fort Gordon cyber center sentenced to prison for child pornography

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 2:18pm
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An Army officer stationed at Fort Gordon was sentenced Wednesday in U.S. District Court to 97 months in prison. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Prison sentence imposed for Augusta teen who helped mug younger child for shoes

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 2:15pm
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One of two teens accused of mugging an 11-year-old for his shoes was sentenced to two years in prison Wednesday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Prison term given Augusta man for tax fraud conspiracy

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 2:11pm
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An Augusta man who took part in a conspiracy to submit fraudulent tax returns was sentenced Wednesday to 21 months in prison. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Local Boys and Girls Club expected to reopen in two weeks after break-in

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 1:45pm
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Several footprints could be seen from the front door to the opposite end of a classroom at a local Boys and Girls Club on Tuesday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

“Mutual agreement” reached with Columbia County on ice show departure

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 1:00pm
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Columbia County Commissioners on Wednesday “mutually agreed” to part ways with Evans on Ice, LLC, whose owners notified them Monday that they were moving their holiday-related event to Augusta. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Abbigail Lennon

Yahoo: 3 billion accounts breached in 2013

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 12:58pm
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BOSTON — Yahoo has tripled down on what was already the largest data breach in history, saying it affected all 3 billion accounts on its service, not the 1 billion it revealed late last year. Read more

AP Technology Writer Photos Matt O’Brien

One dead after fall from parking garage on Reynolds Street

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 12:05pm
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A man is dead after falling from the upper floors of a parking garage in downtown Augusta this morning.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster