Students move in at Augusta University

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 9:19pm
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Moving day was a family event for Augusta University student Jasmine Lopez. Mom, dad and even little sister unpacked a truck of Lopez’s belongings in front of Oak Hall on Saturday afternoon to get the student moved into her home away from home for the next nine months. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Amanda King

Augusta man hopes to help kids make sweet music through playing the violin

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 8:07pm
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Jonathan Clark wants to conduct business. And there are strings attached. Antique Violins of Augusta opened June 1 in Augusta’s Olde Town – not so much to turn a big profit but more to help area children embrace music. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Joe Hotchkiss

AU researchers looking into ways to better treat osteoporosis

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 8:06pm
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For Frances McKenzie, it was a pop in her left foot that told her it was broken and led to a diagnosis of osteoporosis or thinning bones. For her daughter, Lori, it was a seizure that led to a diagnosis of a thyroid condition that also left her with bone loss even though she was only in her early 30s. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Child support offers no one-stop fix

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 6:05pm
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Raymond Thomas had just gotten out of prison when he found himself back behind bars, not for a crime but for not paying child support. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Rants and raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 6:04pm
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The stock market doing well means the rich getting richer? So you don’t invest in a 401k plan, an IRA or have a stock portfolio for your own retirement? Read more

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KIRBY: Seek and ye shall find … eventually

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 5:47pm
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I do most of the family grocery shopping. It’s not because I’m a sensitive man of the ’70s, or even because I look like a sensitive man in his 70s. It’s just cheaper.

  Read more Staff Writer Bill Kirby

Woman found dead in Warren County fire

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 4:12pm
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Warren County sheriff’s deputies, agents with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the state Fire Marshal’s office are investigating a death in the Warren County town of Norwood. Read more

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Two suspects arrested following three-county police chase

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 2:08am
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Two suspects are in custody after a Friday night police chase that included gunfire and a chase through three counties. Read more

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Sheriff: Look within for funds; increase taxes if necessary for pay hikes

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 11:35pm
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With a request for raises and a possible tax increase on the table, Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree said he hopes existing funds can be identified to cover his proposed salary hike for the city’s law enforcement agency. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Rants and raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 10:52pm
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We need to stop saying that Trump “won,” or at least be careful to specify that he merely “won the Electoral College.” Saying he truly won creates the illusion that the problem was with the Democratic Party and not with the election system. Read more

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Augusta daycare worker arrested after leaving children unattended

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 9:36pm
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A worker at an Augusta day care has been arrested after nine children were left unattended Friday afternoon. Read more

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Augusta Animal Services event offers vaccination, microchipping

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 5:26pm
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Augusta Animal Services will provide vaccination and microchipping services Aug. 26 at the agency’s facility at 4164 Mack Lane. Read more

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MCG dean proposes increased outreach, research funding in first state of school address

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 5:16pm
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In his first state of the school address as dean of Medical College of Georgia, Dr. David Hess proposed using the school’s regional campuses and associations to build a statewide health system that can aid struggling rural hospitals, increase its research funding and outreach and help address the state’s “terrible” health status. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Aiken’s Kisner opens up lead at PGA

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 2:38pm
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Aiken native Kevin Kisner has opened a commanding lead at the PGA Championship.

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Man gets 10 years in prison for drug dealer robbery

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 1:30pm
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An Augusta man who took part in the armed robbery of another drug addict was sentenced to 10 years in prison Friday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Salvations Army seeks help in aiding Center of Hope shelter

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 1:28pm
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The Salvation Army of Augusta is requesting more community support in its mission to serve local individuals and families in need. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Issue of bond delayed for Wisconsin woman accused in strange child custody case

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 12:12pm
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A Wisconsin woman accused of traveling to Augusta and taking a 12-year-old girl from her home at the request of her daughter who had befriended the youth online will remain in jail until a mental evaluation is completed. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Doctor considers entertainment a gateway to science education

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 11:32pm
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As a physician and a scientist, Dr. Abigail Cline can sometimes become frustrated with the limited and often shallow treatment of scientific breakthroughs in public discourse. So why not take a page from blockbuster movies such as “Jurassic Park” and let entertainment do it by better educating the writers, she suggested. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Cyber academy helps student get ahead

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 11:27pm
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In spring 2018, 17-year-old Carter Howell will do something almost unheard of when he receives his high school diploma and associate’s degree at the same time. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Amanda King

Rants and raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 7:23pm
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Thank you, Augusta Chronicle, and Road/Bridges for the fast cleanup on Settlement Drive. Our area appreciates all the hard work. Read more

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