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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Kirby: Suddenly I’m blessed with a lack of class

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 7:22pm
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For the first time since the Clinton years, a school year began and I almost missed it. Now that our household scholar has completed the public education obstacle course and its collegiate “add-on,” I seem to have lost interest and quit paying attention to school. Read more

Columnist Bill Kirby

Burke County Sheriff’s Office offers reward in three cases

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 7:04pm
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The Burke County Sheriff’s Office announced a reward is available for information leading to arrests and convictions in three open cases. Read more

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Sheriff’s Office searching for man in credit card fraud case

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 6:48pm
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The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help locating a man involved in a fraud case. Read more

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Two arrested in Thursday morning incident in Thomson

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 6:30pm
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Two Thomson men have been taken into custody following a Thursday morning shooting incident in Thomson. Read more

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Lawyer: Discussion about removing probation officer should have been open

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 6:28pm
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The Augusta Commission misfired in allowing a judge to explain why he wanted to remove a staff member behind closed doors, the attorney for Georgia Press Association and The Augusta Chronicle said. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

New lawsuit alleges systematic abuse at Augusta State Medical Prison

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 5:18pm
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A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of a disabled inmate at the Augusta State Medical Prison alleging guards routinely use excessive force and the practice is ignored by the Department of Correction’s administration. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

TechNet panel: Cyber boom must not be squandered

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 5:06pm
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The nonprofit group founded in 2003 to help save Fort Gordon from closure has a new mission – to market the Augusta area to cyber professionals as the place they need to be. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Joe Hotchkiss

Fort Gordon commander says TechNet will continue to grow

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 3:00pm
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The success of this year’s TechNet cybersecurity trade show is an exciting prelude to the sharp growth the Augusta area will see in a booming cyber-spurred economy, Fort Gordon’s commander said Thursday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Joe Hotchkiss

Man dies before car crashes into home

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 2:32pm
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A Spring Lakes man is believed to have suffered from a medical incident and died before crashing into the front of a Martinez home. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Abbigail Lennon

Aiken police request help in identifying man in connection with burglary

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 10:54am
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The Aiken Department of Public Safety needs help identifying a man who may have information about a burglary last month on Hampton Avenue. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Commissioner offices nixed in municipal building additions

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 7:49am
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City leaders continue to address residual space issues unaddressed in a 2014 renovation of the Augusta Municipal Building.

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Augusta man named in 22-count indictment that includes murder charge

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 11:24pm
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An Augusta man accused of robbing and killing an elderly man in addition to shooting two others has been named in a 22-count indictment returned by a Richmond County grand jury. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

McMaster assists in solar panel dedication

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 11:03pm
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All it took was a simple flip of a switch for South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster and U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson to turn on MTU America’s new solar panel array Wednesday morning. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Amanda King