Wade named president of ‘Chronicle,’ Chronicle Media

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 01/13/2017 - 10:50am
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Morris Communications has appointed its general manager, Stephen Wade, as president of The Augusta Chronicle and its Chronicle Media portfolio of businesses. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline

Clemson fans earned right to show off colors

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 01/13/2017 - 12:37am
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It certainly didn’t take long. Just a few days after Clemson’s impressive national football championship victory, we suddently see signs of the Tigers everywhere. But you know, it happens around here every year. Read more

Staff Writer Bill Kirby

Officials celebrate end of James Brown Boulevard streetscape project phase

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/12/2017 - 11:57pm
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Amid a flurry of downtown Augusta news, city officials took a moment Thursday to celebrate the end of part of a downtown streetscape project. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Lawmaker wants Georgians to have say on medical pot

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/12/2017 - 11:57pm
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ATLANTA — Voters would decide whether to legalize the growth and distribution of marijuana in Georgia for medical use under a proposal introduced Thursday in the state House. Read more

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State, local economy to grow in 2017

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/12/2017 - 11:54pm
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Metro Augusta created more jobs than two thirds of the nation’s cities last year, but its 2017 labor market growth will be roughly on par with the state as a whole, speakers at the annual Georgia Economic Outlook event said Thursday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline

Man who ran from police pleads guilty

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/12/2017 - 11:43pm
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An Augusta man whose flight from sheriff officers included breaking into a woman’s apartment and preventing her and her son from leaving pleaded guilty Thursday. Read more

Staff Writer Sandy Hodson

Rants & Raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/12/2017 - 11:14pm
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This is a rant about the holes in the roads with all this rain. Either fix the roads or give us a break on our taxes. Read more

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New Ellenton Middle School receives top honor

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/12/2017 - 6:15pm
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The Aiken County School District announced Thursday that New Ellenton Middle School has been recognized as one of 62 middle schools across the country to achieve national STEM-certification through AdvancED, the nation’s premier education accrediting agency. Read more

Staff Writer Doug Stutsman

Woman pleads guilty to helping man avoid arrest

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/12/2017 - 6:09pm
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A young Augusta woman who helped her boyfriend avoid arrest here by driving him to Jackson, Miss., where he died in a shootout with police, pleaded guilty Thursday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Woman admits guilt in employee theft

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/12/2017 - 6:03pm
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A former assistant manager at an Augusta convenience store pleaded guilty Thursday to theft. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Charges reduced for battered woman who defended self

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/12/2017 - 5:42pm
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All charges except a single misdemeanor were dismissed Thursday for an Augusta woman who shot her ex-boyfriend in self-defense. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Police investigating homicide in Richmond County

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/12/2017 - 3:13pm
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An investigation is underway after a 28-year-old was fatally shot Thursday afternoon in the Laney-Walker area. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson Doug Stutsman

Ty Cobb marker to be unveiled Saturday

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/12/2017 - 2:26pm
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Eighty-five years after he moved from Augusta, a historical marker will be dedicated in Ty Cobb’s honor this weekend. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Power outage affecting medical district

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/12/2017 - 12:31pm
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Georgia Power officials confirmed an outage is affecting customers in Augusta’s medical district.

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Washington Road lane closures set for today, Friday

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/12/2017 - 10:01am
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Washington Road will be down to one lane with possible shifts for paving between Woodbridge and Spooner Drive. The closure is until 3 p.m. today and again Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Read more Sports Editor Photos John Boyette

Thomson Chick-fil-A to open next week

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/12/2017 - 9:47am
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The metro area’s newest Chick-fil-A restaurant will open in Thomson on Jan. 19 with the company’s traditional “First 100” party, where die-hard fans camp out in the hopes of receiving one year’s worth of free meals.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline

Grovetown woman awakes to burglar

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/12/2017 - 8:41am
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A Grovetown woman told police she awoke to find a burglar in her home Monday morning.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Concept plans for Greene, Telfair and Fifth streets ready for input

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 01/12/2017 - 12:58am
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A second set of designs is ready for Greene, Telfair and Fifth streets in Augusta’s estimated $83 million downtown streetscape overhaul. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

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