Augusta man accused of killing 92-year-old mother on trial

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 6:24pm
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Witness after witness testified Tuesday at Robert Caviston’s murder trial that on the night his 92-year-old mother was found dead, Caviston told them he killed her. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Testimony continues in trial of man accused of tampering with evidence in shooting death of sheriff deputy

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 6:04pm
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The time between her estranged husband and Richmond County Sheriff Deputy Gregory Cooke exchanging words and hearing gun shots was like a blink of an eye, Regina Osborne told a jury Tuesday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

CDC report: 3,500 babies die each year from things like Sudden Infant Death Syndrome or accidental suffocations

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 5:51pm
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Thousands of babies die each year in the U.S. from sleep-related causes and many parents do not follow safe sleeping guidelines with their babies that could help prevent an accidental death, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Tuesday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Augusta Futurity officials hold annual Champions Club Roundup

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 4:00pm
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Augusta Futurity show manager Sherry Fulmer pointed out fax machines and Post-it notes started hitting the scene in 1980 in the U.S. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Chris Gay

Woman sentenced to probation in exploitation case

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 3:47pm
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A woman was sentenced to probation for exploiting an elderly man for tens of thousands of dollars. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Abbigail Lennon

Charge amended for Aiken woman arrested in connection with frozen puppy found outside of home

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 2:05pm
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The charge for an Aiken woman arrested Jan. 2 in connection with a dead frozen puppy found behind her residence has been amended, according to authorities. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Columbia County Sheriff’s Office seeking to identify woman in connection to theft at Evans Walmart

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 1:45pm
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The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is seeking to identify a woman in connection to theft at an Evans Walmart. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Cause of Monday morning fire that killed four in McCormick undertermined, according to authorities

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 1:22pm
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The cause of an early morning fire Monday that killed a father and his three children in McCormick County is still undetermined, authorities said.. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Committee refers Regency arena proposal to full commission

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 1:19pm
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An Augusta Commission committee made quick work Tuesday of an agenda item related to building an arena at Regency Mall. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Harlem man sentenced to probation in fatal 2016 car accident

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 12:37pm
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A Harlem man got probation for his role in a fatal car accident involving a friend. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Abbigail Lennon

Georgia’s national championship loss will sting fans for a while, AU psychology professor says

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 11:58am
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Tuesday morning’s heartbreaking lost by University of Georgia to Alabama in the national championship game was a double whammy to Telly Williams, who’s still trying to recover from the Atlanta Falcon’s meltdown in last year’s Super Bowl. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Amanda King

Probate hearing reveals Pendleton trustees’ missteps

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 11:27am
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Richmond County Probate Judge Harry James has ordered the three trustees of Pendleton King Park to produce records of the trust’s activities for the last 20 years. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

One dead, another in critical condition, after single-vehicle accident in Taliaferro County

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 11:25am
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One person has been killed, another in critical condition after a train hit the car he was riding in in Taliaferro County on Sunday morning. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Richmond County Sheriff’s Office investigating shooting at Alpine Apartments

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 10:52am
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The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting Sunday.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

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Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 12:53am
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KIRBY: Spoiler alert for pets and cold mornings

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 12:49am
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My wife started it. During a week of frosty mornings, she began rewarding our two little white dogs with a treat when they came in from their morning constitutionals. She would take an old throw blanket and warm it up a few minutes in the household dryer. Then spread it out and watched them curl up and be quiet. Read more

Columnist Photos Bill Kirby

Bond not set for two Augusta women charged with cruelty to children

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 6:43pm
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Bond was denied for two Augusta women charged with cruelty to children in separate cases.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster