Rants and raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 03/12/2017 - 5:54pm
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After reading the struggles of Native Americans in America, I will no longer root for anyone opposing them in the movies or in life. Talk about sad and tragic.

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Former gang member reflects on his life

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 03/12/2017 - 1:31am
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After 52 months behind bars and a close call with a bullet, John (who didn’t want his real name disclosed to protect his identity) knew it was time to make a change and distance himself from his gang life. He was just a teenager at that point, but he had already been immersed in the gang lifestyle for about 10 years. Read more

Staff Writer Bianca Cain Johnson

Education key to addressing gang issue, say experts

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 03/12/2017 - 1:31am
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Experts see education about gangs – for both parents and students – as a big key in addressing the issue. Read more

Staff Writer Bianca Cain Johnson

Requirements to serve on city boards can confuse

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 03/12/2017 - 12:57am
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Serving on a city board or commission might seem like an easy way to get involved and give something back. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Aiken County school system posts discipline statistics

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 03/12/2017 - 12:57am
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The Aiken County Public School District has posted information on disciplinary incidents going back to the 2013-14 school year on its website. Read more

Staff Writer Photos James Folker

Gang activity increasing in Augusta area

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 03/12/2017 - 12:55am
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After several recent incidents involving gangs in the Augusta-area, local authorities agree on one thing: gang activity is increasing and becoming a growing problem. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Families bond over fire rescue

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 03/11/2017 - 11:49pm
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Sometimes, in the worst situations, when lives are in the balance, strangers can form bonds as strong and deep as those that bind families together. Read more

Staff Writer Photos James Folker

Kirby: A Hallmark of good TV — realism

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 03/11/2017 - 11:47pm
Columnists News

When guys talk, the subject of women occasionally comes up, and these days we’re trying to figure out why they’re all watching the Hallmark Channel. Read more

Staff Writer Bill Kirby

Rants & Raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 03/11/2017 - 11:46pm
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Stories highlighting random acts of kindness are always welcomed. When the good deed is initiated and executed by a teen, even more so. Thank you, Thomson High School student Robin Mims, for slipping encouraging notes into the library books. Read more

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Augusta researchers hoping to help add to a database that could pinpoint genetic differences fueling some cancers

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 03/11/2017 - 10:24pm
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With some cancer rates rising in younger patients, particularly among minorities, Augusta researchers are hoping to help add to a database that could pinpoint the genetic differences that could be fueling those cancers. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

City Ink: A collection of Calhoun comments

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 03/11/2017 - 6:37pm
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Augusta Commissioner Bill Fennoy put his resolution to rename John C. Calhoun Expressway on hold last week because it didn’t have enough commission support to pass. He said he’ll put it back on the agenda, but not until after the Masters Golf Tournament. That might be a wise move because we don’t want visitors to think we’re still fighting the Civil War. Read more

Columnist Sylvia Cooper

Update: Missing woman located in North Augusta

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 03/11/2017 - 4:56pm
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The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office announced that a missing woman has been found safe in North Augusta.

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Kirby: Masked marauder no one to sneeze at

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 03/11/2017 - 1:19am
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I was in the doctor’s waiting room watching people, which is sort of like reality TV without commercials.​ Read more

Staff Writer Bill Kirby

Rants & Raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 03/11/2017 - 1:17am
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Why aren’t our state legislators helping to set aside 500 acres of the 15,000 acres the GA DNR already owns in the Tuckahoe Wildlife Management Area to preserve and protect the battlefield site in Screven County? Read more

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Hephzibah High graduate named junior fellow at Harvard University

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 03/11/2017 - 1:17am
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A Richmond County native was recently named a junior fellow in the Harvard University Society of Fellows. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Richmond County man arrested for cocaine possession

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 03/11/2017 - 12:23am
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A man was arrested on a cocaine possession charge early Friday on Washington Road. Read more

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Gander Mountain files for bankruptcy, will close Augusta store

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 03/10/2017 - 10:55pm
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Outdoors retailer Gander Mountain filed for bankruptcy on Friday and will be closing its Augusta location. Read more

From Staff Reports