Kirby: A name game … surely, surely we all can win

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 02/10/2018 - 6:08pm
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You might not know this, but today is Burt Reynolds’ birthday.​ Let’s name a street — Reynolds Street — for Burt. Read more

Columnist Photos Bill Kirby

Richmond County STAR Student finalists announced

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 02/10/2018 - 6:06pm
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Richmond County’s top students and teachers will be honored Monday. Read more

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Rants and raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 11:47pm
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Someone should make the out of town landlords responsible for the upkeep on their properties whether occupied or not. They are eyesores to new businesses and potential customers. This includes the Regency Mall sight. Read more

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PHOTOS: Patriots Day

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 11:46pm
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Staff Photographer Photos Michael Holahan

Aiken city manager resigns, gets golden parachute

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 6:54pm
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John Klimm, Aiken’s city manager, resigned Friday during a special called meeting of Aiken City Council, but will keep being paid for more than a year and receive more than $65,000 in lump sum payments. Read more

Staff Writer Photos James Folker

Paine College to build dorms, funding still needed

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 6:24pm
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Paine College President Jerry Hardee announced plans Friday to build three new buildings for the private school. The only problem: There is currently no money to construct the buildings. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Amanda King

Johnny Sands, who coined famous phrase ‘Arnie’s Army,’ dies at 87

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 5:52pm
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Johnny Sands, a longtime Augusta newspaperman often credited with coining the phrase “Arnie’s Army” to describe Arnold Palmer’s golf fans, died Friday at age 87. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

Budget deal includes benefits for Vogtle reactors’ construction

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 5:49pm
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The bi-partisan budget agreement reached today by Congress will also benefit Plant Vogtle. Read more

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Flu activity level could exceed the pandemic flu year of 2009

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 4:00pm
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The level of flu activity is nearing a high-water mark and could exceed the pandemic year of 2009, the acting director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Georgia sheriff: Officer and suspect dead, deputies wounded

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 2:53pm
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LOCUST GROVE, Ga. — A police officer was killed and two deputies were seriously wounded in a shooting that also left a suspect dead south of Atlanta, authorities said Friday. Read more

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Woman accused again of exploitation and neglect of vulnerable adults denied bond

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 12:43pm
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Less than six months after Magistrate Stephen Shepard set bond for a woman accused of stealing from a disabled resident of her personal care home, she was back in court Friday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Husband sought in fatal shooting of woman at Augusta nursing home

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 11:28am
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One person has been killed in a shooting at an Augusta nursing home. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

UPDATE: Trump signs budget deal, government reopens

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 10:57am
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday signed a $400 billion budget deal that sharply boosts spending and swells the federal deficit, ending a brief federal government shutdown that happened while most Americans were sleeping and most government offices were closed, anyway. Read more

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Richmond County seeking to identify a man in forged check case

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 9:38am
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The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is seeking to identify a man wanted for questioning in regards to a stolen and forged check. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Columbia County seeking to identify man in connection with theft at sporting goods store

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 9:36am
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The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is seeking to identify a man in connection with a theft at an area store. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Man wanted for robbing Augusta bank in custody

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 9:34am
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A man wanted in connection with the robbery of an Augusta bank last month has been arrested, according to authorities.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Developer completes King Mill acquisition for apartment project

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 9:12am
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The company redeveloping the Sibley Mill as high-tech office space on Friday announced it has completed its acquisition of the adjacent King Mill property from the Augusta Canal Authority. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline

Family of “Immortal” Henrietta Lacks talks about her medical legacy

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 9:42pm
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The family of a woman whose cancer cells unknowingly became the basis for much medical research decades after her death says they now carry a message of empowerment to patients and young people to ask questions and believe in themselves. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

KIRBY: Debating issues on democracy’s ground floor

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 8:13pm
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I went to our annual neighborhood association meeting. I saw old guys in golf shirts. Women in sweaters … and nobody I knew. (I’ve got to get out more.) Read more

Staff Writer Bill Kirby