Aiken County superintendent makes pitch for more money to improve, build new schools

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 10:44pm
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In two public meetings Thursday, Aiken County school officials accounted for their stewardship of the 1 cent sales tax that has funded several projects and made a pitch for a new $90 million bond issue to keep up with anticipated growth. Read more

Staff Writer Photos James Folker

Empty Stocking Fund List

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 10:25pm
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In memory of family members Madeline and Dudley Bowen $200.00 Read more

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Trees For Troops Giveaway

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 10:23pm
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An annual Christmas Festival and Giveaway brought holiday cheer to service members and their families at Fort Gordon Thursday evening. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Augusta woman asks for help in providing children Christmas presents

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 10:20pm
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An Augusta woman is asking for “a little help” so her children have presents to open on Christmas. Read more

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Rants and raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 10:20pm
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All political revolutions eventually devour their own to keep control. Case in point: See how the liberals are willing to toss dozens of old guard longtime supporters under the bus, just to win a Senate seat. Read more

Family entertainment center celebrates opening

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 9:23pm
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Three-year-old Bailee Bowdoin had it down pat: Grab the green bowling ball, put it on the pink, dragon-shaped ramp and release. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline

Two injured in Augusta stabbing

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 6:20pm
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Richmond County deputies responded to a stabbing in the area of the Academy of Richmond County on Thursday afternoon. Read more

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Jim Nabors loved Augusta, singing on WJBF with Flo Carter

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 6:08pm
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Singer-TV series star Jim Nabors, who died Thursday at his Hawaii home at 87, loved the Augusta area and especially North Augusta from living here briefly in the mid 1950s. Read more

Music Columnist Photos Don Rhodes

Evans man sentenced to prison for vehicle homicide

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 5:31pm
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An Evans man who was driving drunk when he crashed his vehicle head-on into another driver was sentenced to 15 years in prison Thursday for vehicular homicide. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Pair wanted for questioning in financial transaction card fraud cases

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 5:07pm
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A man and woman are wanted for questioning by the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office in regards to 20 counts of financial transaction card fraud in the Augusta area. Read more

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Augusta woman faces possible indictment in unlicensed personal care home case

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 4:37pm
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Charges against an Augusta woman accused of running an unlicensed personal care home where disabled residents were allegedly exploited and neglected will be considered by a grand jury for possible indictment. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

All lanes open on River Watch Parkway next week

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 4:22pm
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All lanes on the newly constructed River Watch Parkway expansion are set to open to motorists Monday and Tuesday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Abbigail Lennon

Lawyers: Homeless Atlanta man was illegally jailed for 2 months

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 3:52pm
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ATLANTA — A man was arrested for standing at an Atlanta intersection holding a sign reading “homeless please help” and then was illegally jailed for more than two months because he couldn’t afford to pay $200 bail, a legal advocacy group says. Read more

Associated Press Photos Kate Brumback

Probation revoked for man six months after plea to statutory rape

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 3:21pm
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An Augusta man sentenced to probation in May for statutory rape was re-sentenced Thursday to prison. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Police identify suspect in North Augusta bank robbery

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 2:11pm
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A man has been identified as a suspect in connection to a bank robbery in North Augusta. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Jim Nabors, who starred as Gomer Pyle, dies at Hawaii home at age 87

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 1:04pm
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HONOLULU — Jim Nabors, the shy Alabaman whose down-home comedy made him a TV star as Gomer Pyle and whose surprisingly operatic voice kept him a favorite in Las Vegas and other showplaces, died Thursday. He was 87.

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Accused national security leaker loses appeal for bond

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 12:47pm
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The woman accused of leaking a classified national security document from her contractor job at Fort Gordon won’t be released on bond pending her March 19 trial. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Traffic incident causes small power outage in Aiken

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 12:44pm
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A traffic incident along Whiskey Road caused a power outage in Aiken. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Student arrested and charged after school bus stabbing in Augusta

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 10:39am
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A student has been arrested and is facing charges in connection to a stabbing on a Richmond County school bus Thursday morning.

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Madison County woman gets 31-year sentence for fatal collision with UGA student

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 10:05am
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ATHENS - A Clarke County Superior Court judge recently handed a 31-year sentence to a Madison County woman, who while driving intoxicated struck and killed a University of Georgia student last year. Read more

Athens Banner-Herald Photos Joe Johnson