North Augusta Optimist Club hopes to avoid Christmas tree thefts again

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 9:05am
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For Craig Bannecke, it would be easy to focus on the negative: 60 stolen Christmas trees. Hundreds of dollars in lost revenue. No suspect charged after pilfering from a charitable organization. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Motorist killed in morning crash

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 8:06am
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A 23-year-old Gloverville man died early Wednesday after losing control of his vehicle on Mike Padgett Highway.

Read more Staff Writer Bianca Cain Johnson

Another lawsuit filed over inmate’s treatment at Richmond County jail

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 1:13am
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A new federal lawsuit has been filed over the treatment of a former inmate at the Richmond County jail. Read more

Staff Writer Sandy Hodson

USC literacy campaign makes stop at Belvedere Elementary

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 1:01am
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Standing on the stage at Belvedere Elementary School, principal Sal Minolfo began questioning students. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Empty Stocking list

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 11/29/2016 - 11:52pm
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Previously acknowledged$11,795.30 Read more

Staff Writer Bill Kirby

Rants & Raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 11/29/2016 - 11:45pm
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The good  ol ’ boys system is apparently alive and well in North Augusta. When will its citizens wake up and speak up? Read more

Staff Writer Bill Kirby

Empty Stocking Fund

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 11/29/2016 - 11:34pm
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The Augusta Chronicle’s Empty Stocking Fund has helped make Christmas better for those who needed it for 86 years. Read more

Staff Writer Bill Kirby

Aiken man wanted on robbery charges

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 11/29/2016 - 11:33pm
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The Aiken Public Safety Department is requesting public assistance in locating a suspect involved in a shooting Monday evening. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

County employee arrested for attempting to receive marijuana package

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 11/29/2016 - 7:11pm
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A Columbia County employee was terminated after being charged with attempting to receive hundreds of grams of marijuana via a FedEx package. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Abbigail Lennon

Ground broken on new cyber command headquarters at Fort Gordon

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 11/29/2016 - 6:20pm
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Officials broke ground Tuesday on Fort Gordon’s future headquarters for Army cyber operations. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Burke County seeking suspect in assault case

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 11/29/2016 - 4:59pm
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The Burke County Sheriff’s Office is seeking a 26-year-old man for the robbery and assault of a woman last week. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Aiken County Sheriff’s officials say deputies could have body-cams by early next year

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 11/29/2016 - 4:51pm
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The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office is hopeful its deputies will be equipped with body cameras in early 2017. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

North Augusta Christmas tree lighting rescheduled

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 11/29/2016 - 4:21pm
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North Augusta’s Christmas tree-lighting has been rescheduled for Thursday night. Read more

Photos Staff Reports

Alleged priest killer’s hearing postponed

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 11/29/2016 - 4:11pm
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A motion to postpone Friday’s pretrial hearing in the death penalty case against the man accused of killing a Florida priest during a three-state crime spree has been granted. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Court proceedings in Irish Traveler racketeering case postponed until January

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 11/29/2016 - 3:36pm
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Court proceedings in the Irish Traveler racketeering case have been postponed until January. Read more

Staff Writer James Folker

Plaintiffs in suit over roadside search ask court not to dismiss lawsuit

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 11/29/2016 - 3:25pm
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A couple who say they were inappropriately searched alongside a roadway by Aiken police officers have asked a federal court not to dismiss their lawsuit, saying they’re not at fault for several delays in taking one of their depositions. Read more

Staff Writer Photos James Folker

CSRA Business League to host “candid” discussion by elected officials Dec. 13

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 11/29/2016 - 2:03pm
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The CSRA Business League will host a “candid” conversation with state and local elected officials Dec. 13. Read more

Photos Staff Reports

Attorney General warning of telemarketing scam

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 11/29/2016 - 1:33pm
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The state’s Attorney General issued a warning today about a telemarketing scam targeted at businesses. Read more

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Wildfires scorch Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge areas; thousands flee

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 11/29/2016 - 1:18pm
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GATLINBURG, Tenn. - Wildfires fueled by high winds roared through parts of the Great Smoky Mountains, burning the doorstep of the Dollywood theme park, destroying a resort and chasing thousands of people from their homes. Read more

Associated Press Photos Steve Megargee Jonathan Mattise

Sheriff’s office offers tips to prevent crimes during holiday season

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 11/29/2016 - 12:01pm
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’Tis the season for giving, but also the season for taking, police warn. Read more

Staff Writer Bianca Cain Johnson

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