Surgeons at Children’s Hospital reshape boy’s head

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 11:18pm
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From the moment he was born, Ebony Hicks thought there was something different about her son, Anthony. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Plant Vogtle could use new fuel when MOX is complete

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 10:47pm
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Two major nuclear construction projects in the area are separated only by a river, wooded distance of about 13 miles, and by bureaucratic and materials science issues. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

Former Augusta mayor says he’s not eying return to post

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 10:47pm
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He has the public’s ear for three hours a day, five days a week, but does former Augusta Mayor Deke Copenhaver plan to seek another term? Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

City Ink: More on city payroll join $100,000 club

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 10:18pm
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Ten more Augusta employees and elected officials became members of the $100,000 or more salary club this year, bringing the total membership to 40. Read more

Columnist Sylvia Cooper

Kirby: A president sees our flaws

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 9:15pm
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Our differences are policies; our agreements, principles. Read more

Staff Writer Bill Kirby

UPDATE: People reported missing in Aiken County found

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 4:05pm
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The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help finding two missing people.

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Aiken County crash proves fatal

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 10:39am
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A two-vehicle collision killed an Aiken County firefighter Saturday morning.

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Budget for Georgia teacher pay increases

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 11:34pm
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ATLANTA — Georgia teachers and other state employees would get a two percent salary increase while staff overseeing child welfare cases will see a 19 percent raise under the Georgia House’s budget proposal approved Friday. Read more

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Mom of toddler who died in hot car still believes death was accidental

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 11:31pm
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ATLANTA — The ex-wife of a 36-year-old Georgia man convicted of murder for leaving their toddler son to suffer an agonizing death inside a hot SUV said she still believes “it was an accident.” Read more

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Some just don’t learn the lesson

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 11:28pm
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I found a dime on the floor. I saw it because I had fallen out of my chair after opening an email from my alma mater asking me to help pay the student debt of its current crop of underachievers. Read more

Staff Writer Bill Kirby

Cell phones, repair kit, stolen from home

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 10:53pm
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An Augusta man called police Thursday to report the theft of cell phones and other electronics from his home. Read more

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Jeep, firearms stolen from Augusta home

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 10:50pm
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Richmond County deputies responded to a report of weapons and a vehicle being stolen from an Augusta home. Read more

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Lottery tickets reported stolen from convenience store

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 10:50pm
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The owner of a gas station on Wrightsboro Road contacted Richmond County law enforcement Thursday to report the theft of lottery tickets. Read more

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Documents shed light on why North Augusta official quit

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 8:25pm
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Scott Sterling, North Augusta’s former director of planning and development, resigned after City Administrator Todd Glover began firing him with a memo to Mayor Lark Jones, according to documents from Sterling’s personnel file obtained by The Augusta Chronicle. Read more

Editor Photos James Folker

Rants & Raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 6:54pm
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Rant to Kellyanne Conway! Who’s advising this adviser? Smart as a rock. Read more

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Utility work to cause Sunday lane closure at Peach Orchard/Lumpkin roads intersection

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 6:47pm
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Utility work in the middle of the U.S. 25/Peach Orchard Road and Lumpkin Road intersection will close lanes beginning Sunday morning. Read more

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Group rallies against president at Augusta intersection

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 6:02pm
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A handful of Donald Trump protesters and a smaller group of Trump supporters rallied in Augusta’s medical district Friday afternoon. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

911 logs shed more light on deadly liquid nitrogen leak

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 5:29pm
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Augusta 9-1-1 logs give more details on the events involving a Feb. 5 liquid nitrogen gas leak at Xytex that killed a Richmond County sheriff’s deputy and hospitalized a company employee. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Federal appeals court overrules Augusta judge, injured motorcyclist to collect near million-dollar verdict

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 4:06pm
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A motorcyclist run over by a drunken driver in 2012 will get the near million-dollar judgment that a McDuffie County Superior Court jury awarded because of a recent ruling by the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson