Lawyer: Discussion about removing probation officer should have been open

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 6:28pm
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The Augusta Commission misfired in allowing a judge to explain why he wanted to remove a staff member behind closed doors, the attorney for Georgia Press Association and The Augusta Chronicle said. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

New lawsuit alleges systematic abuse at Augusta State Medical Prison

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 5:18pm
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A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of a disabled inmate at the Augusta State Medical Prison alleging guards routinely use excessive force and the practice is ignored by the Department of Correction’s administration. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

TechNet panel: Cyber boom must not be squandered

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 5:06pm
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The nonprofit group founded in 2003 to help save Fort Gordon from closure has a new mission – to market the Augusta area to cyber professionals as the place they need to be. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Joe Hotchkiss

Fort Gordon commander says TechNet will continue to grow

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 3:00pm
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The success of this year’s TechNet cybersecurity trade show is an exciting prelude to the sharp growth the Augusta area will see in a booming cyber-spurred economy, Fort Gordon’s commander said Thursday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Joe Hotchkiss

Man dies before car crashes into home

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 2:32pm
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A Spring Lakes man is believed to have suffered from a medical incident and died before crashing into the front of a Martinez home. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Abbigail Lennon

Aiken police request help in identifying man in connection with burglary

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 10:54am
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The Aiken Department of Public Safety needs help identifying a man who may have information about a burglary last month on Hampton Avenue. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Commissioner offices nixed in municipal building additions

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 7:49am
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City leaders continue to address residual space issues unaddressed in a 2014 renovation of the Augusta Municipal Building.

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Augusta man named in 22-count indictment that includes murder charge

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 11:24pm
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An Augusta man accused of robbing and killing an elderly man in addition to shooting two others has been named in a 22-count indictment returned by a Richmond County grand jury. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

McMaster assists in solar panel dedication

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 11:03pm
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All it took was a simple flip of a switch for South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster and U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson to turn on MTU America’s new solar panel array Wednesday morning. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Amanda King

Commissioner offices nixed in municipal building additions

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 10:32pm
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City leaders continue to address residual space issues unaddressed in a 2014 renovation of Augusta Municipal Building. Read more

Staff Writer Susan McCord

Megiddo Dream Station prepares students for workforce

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 6:51pm
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While students in Richmond and Columbia counties began their school year Monday, a group of non-traditional students finished their school year Tuesday evening at Midland Valley Church of the Nazarene. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Amanda King

Rants and raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 6:44pm
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How much will the president’s 17-day vacation cost taxpayers? How much income will it generate for the president’s companies? What’s wrong with Camp David? Read more

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Morris Publishing sells The Augusta Chronicle to GateHouse Media

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 6:35pm
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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 Wednesday 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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