Coyotes no longer a problem, according to Daniel Field

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 4:06pm
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The coyotes recently seen in the area near Daniel Field Airport are no longer a problem, according to the airport . Read more

Staff Writer Photos Jon Long

Aiken Board of Education meeting postponed due to member attendance

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 3:20pm
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The Aiken County Public Schools Board of Education did not have enough members present to hold its regularly scheduled meeting Wednesday. Read more

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Early morning shooting near Meadowbrook Drive under investigation

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 9:45am
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The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that occurred near Meadowbrook Drive early Wednesday morning. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Man who died in Mike Padgett Highway crash identified

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 9:42am
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A man who died in a fatal accident on Mike Padgett Highway on Tuesday afternoon has been identified. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Morris Publishing sells The Augusta Chronicle to GateHouse Media

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 7:06am
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As part of a strategic restructuring to focus its business on lifestyle publications, property development and new business, Morris Communications Co. announced today that it has signed an agreement to sell the assets of Morris Publishing Group, including The Augusta Chronicle, to GateHouse Media. Read more

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Schools committees tout district’s progress during monthly meeting

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 12:08am
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Richmond County Schools committees touted progress made in recent weeks during their monthly meeting Tuesday. Highlights included improvements on the Georgia Milestones Assessment, updates on teacher employment, a new trade center for students and new communication processes. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Amanda King

Sheriff asks commission to raise officers’ pay

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 11:11pm
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Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree is pushing for across-the-board pay increases for his department that would likely require a tax hike next year, city officials said Tuesday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Commission creates new position for chief probation officer

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 11:08pm
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The Augusta Commission voted Tuesday to create a new position, prison warden, for Chief Probation Officer Marie Boulton, but questions remain about why Chief State Court Judge David Watkins had asked her to resign, and how the misdemeanor probation office will continue to operate. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Fort Gordon graduates first class for cyber school

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 10:53pm
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One by one, 14 soldiers from the U.S Army Cyber School were called to the stage in Alexander Hall on Tuesday afternoon to receive certificates in cyber operations. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Rants and raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 10:52pm
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The solution to immigration is zero immigration except for marriages. We should also not provide citizenship to refugees or babies born in America to illegals. Rather, we should change our immigration policy to allow only a limited number of visitors to work or study in America for no more than one or two years. Read more

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Former Aiken financial adviser sentenced to 4 years in prison

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 9:28pm
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A former Aiken financial adviser was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday and ordered to pay more than $3.2 million in restitution to 14 victims, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Columbia. Read more

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