Augusta researchers hoping to help add to a database that could pinpoint genetic differences fueling some cancers

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 03/11/2017 - 10:24pm
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With some cancer rates rising in younger patients, particularly among minorities, Augusta researchers are hoping to help add to a database that could pinpoint the genetic differences that could be fueling those cancers. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

City Ink: A collection of Calhoun comments

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 03/11/2017 - 6:37pm
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Augusta Commissioner Bill Fennoy put his resolution to rename John C. Calhoun Expressway on hold last week because it didn’t have enough commission support to pass. He said he’ll put it back on the agenda, but not until after the Masters Golf Tournament. That might be a wise move because we don’t want visitors to think we’re still fighting the Civil War. Read more

Columnist Sylvia Cooper

Update: Missing woman located in North Augusta

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 03/11/2017 - 4:56pm
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The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office announced that a missing woman has been found safe in North Augusta.

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Kirby: Masked marauder no one to sneeze at

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 03/11/2017 - 1:19am
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I was in the doctor’s waiting room watching people, which is sort of like reality TV without commercials.​ Read more

Staff Writer Bill Kirby

Rants & Raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 03/11/2017 - 1:17am
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Why aren’t our state legislators helping to set aside 500 acres of the 15,000 acres the GA DNR already owns in the Tuckahoe Wildlife Management Area to preserve and protect the battlefield site in Screven County? Read more

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Hephzibah High graduate named junior fellow at Harvard University

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 03/11/2017 - 1:17am
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A Richmond County native was recently named a junior fellow in the Harvard University Society of Fellows. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Richmond County man arrested for cocaine possession

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 03/11/2017 - 12:23am
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A man was arrested on a cocaine possession charge early Friday on Washington Road. Read more

From Staff Reports

Gander Mountain files for bankruptcy, will close Augusta store

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 03/10/2017 - 10:55pm
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Outdoors retailer Gander Mountain filed for bankruptcy on Friday and will be closing its Augusta location. Read more

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$32 million apartment development hoped to draw AU growth toward Bethlehem

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 03/10/2017 - 6:57pm
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A city apartment development intended to capitalize on nearby Augusta University will generate “more interest on our side of the tracks” as the fourth node of city redevelopment of the Laney-Walker and Bethlehem communities, a partner with the development firm said. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Women indicted on federal charges of bank fraud and identity theft

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 03/10/2017 - 6:30pm
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Two Augusta area women face federal bank fraud and identity theft charges in separate cases involving the theft of more than $100,000. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Expert on stomach cancer speaks at Graduate Research Day at Augusta University

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 03/10/2017 - 5:33pm
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A bacterial infection that can cause damage leading to stomach cancer is prompting researchers to look for a biomarker that could tell clinicians which patients to monitor more closely. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Voter registration deadline for District 84 race approaching

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 03/10/2017 - 5:17pm
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The deadline to register to vote in the S.C. House District 84 primary next month is nearly here. Read more

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ICE continuing investigation on immigration status of man found at fault in the Airman’s traffic-related death

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 03/10/2017 - 4:09pm
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Immigration officials continue to investigate the status of a man found at fault in the traffic-related death of a U.S. airman stationed at Fort Gordon on Monday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Public comments sought on North Augusta plan

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 03/10/2017 - 2:31pm
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North Augusta’s Planning Commission will hear public comments about the city’s Comprehensive Plan during a meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at the Municipal Center. Read more

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First Lady of Georgia reads to Augusta pupils

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 03/10/2017 - 2:26pm
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A raspy voice couldn’t slow down the First Lady of Georgia. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Search involving drug-sniffing dogs at Gordon Highway business led to arrest of man on charges

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 03/10/2017 - 1:59pm
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A search involving drug-sniffing dogs at a Gordon Highway business led to the arrest of a man on drug charges. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson