Empty Stocking Fund

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 12/03/2016 - 10:56pm
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The Augusta Chronicle’s Empty Stocking Fund has helped make Christmas better for those who needed it for 86 years. Read more

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Deputies arrest 4; seize counterfeit goods at flea market

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 12/03/2016 - 9:21pm
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Richmond County sheriff’s deputies took several men into custody Saturday and seized counterfeit goods with a retail value of $3 million during an investigation into complaints at a local flea market.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

No one hurt in Friday night McDuffie plane crash

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 12/03/2016 - 12:46pm
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A small plane crashed just short of the runway Friday night at the Thomson-McDuffie County Airport.

Read more Correspondent Photos Donna Stillinger

Gunman robs Family Dollar store

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 12/03/2016 - 11:54am
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An armed bandit who spoke with a strong “Jamaican accent” robbed the Family Dollar store at 2428 Windsor Spring Road Friday night.

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Survivors react with sorrow, shock on return to fire scene

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 12/03/2016 - 12:02am
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GATLINBURG, Tenn. — Residents and business owners in Gatlinburg got their first look at the wildfire destruction Friday, and many walked around the once-bustling tourist city in a daze, sobbing. Read more

Photos Associated Press

Suspect in killings drew complaints to state years ago

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 11:50pm
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COLUMBIA — People complained to South Carolina’s licensing agency about Todd Kohlhepp’s threats, grim statements and obscene Facebook posts years before authorities found a woman chained on his property and charged him in seven killings, redacted documents show. Read more

Photos Associated Press

All things come to he who waits and waits

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 11:48pm
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I have been visiting my parents more lately, and that means I sometimes go to my bank’s branch in their town. It’s the oddest place. Nice. Clean. And fully staffed. Read more

Staff Writer Bill Kirby

Empty Stocking List

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 11:41pm
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Previously acknowledged $19,066.30 Read more

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Homemade holiday

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 11:40pm
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The 46th Annual Christmas Craft Show at the Odell Weeks Center in Aiken attracts dozens of creative crafters who sell their handmade treasures like Christmas decorations, pottery, jewelry, furniture and homemade baked goods. Read more

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Rants and Raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 11:39pm
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A rave to Comcast for its commercial where the grandchildren don’t want to go visit because there is no cable TV or  internet . Read more

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Empty Stocking Fund

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 11:38pm
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The Augusta Chronicle’s Empty Stocking Fund has helped make Christmas better for those who needed it for 85 years. Read more

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Some Marshall Square residents settle claims in fatal fire

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 4:10pm
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On the eve of trial, the elderly residents of a dozen apartments destroyed in a 2015 fire at Marshall Square Retirement Community have settled their claims against the complex’s owners. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

House authorizes funding bill for MOX project

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 3:36pm
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The U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill Thursday that would authorize $340 million for the mixed-oxide fuel fabrication project at Savannah River Site for fiscal year 2017. Read more

From Staff Reports

Augusta man claims he was blindfolded, robbed by masked men

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 2:14pm
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An Augusta man told police he was blindfolded and robbed by two masked men, but waited three days to report it for fear his family would be hurt. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Request to toss out lawsuit over Aiken traffic stop withdrawn

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 1:23pm
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Aiken’s request to sanction or toss out the lawsuit filed by a couple who allege they were subjected to an overly personal and humiliating search during a traffic stop was withdrawn Friday in U.S. District Court in Columbia, S.C. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Cars line up to see wildfire-ravaged Gatlinburg; 13 dead

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 11:44am
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GATLINBURG, Tenn. - People in cars and trucks rolled into the wildfire-ravaged city of Gatlinburg on Friday to get a first look at what remains of their homes and businesses, and a mayor raised the death toll to 13, including a person who appeared to die of a heart attack while fleeing the flames. Read more

Associated Press Photos Adam Beam Jonathan Mattise

Barnwell superintendent resigning

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 9:52am
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Barnwell District 45’s school superintendent is resigning early next year. Read more

The People-Sentinel Photos Jonathan Vickery

Rainfall this week puts small dent in yearly deficit

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 12:34am
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Augusta had nearly an inch of rainfall this week, but remains well below its yearly average. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Soldiers receive free Christmas trees, notes from kids

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 11:46pm
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After waiting 25 years for a Christmas tree, standing an hour in line was nothing for Pfc. Mark Mesmer. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Death toll from Tennessee wildfires increases to 11

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 10:43pm
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GATLINBURG, Tenn. — Crews discovered the remains of more people as they searched the rubble of wildfires that torched hundreds of homes and businesses near the Great Smoky Mountains, bringing the death toll to 11, officials said Thursday. Read more

Photos Associated Press

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