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North Augusta residents Veronica Harris (from left) and Steve and Gloria Huff look at a map of the proposed location of the pipeline with Kinder Morgan representatives Jad Dowdy (bottom right) and Kelley Kahanak.

Guidance sought on SC pipeline

Lawmakers requested guidance from the state attorney general to determine if it would be unconstitutional if a for-profit company seized private land from residents through eminent domain in order to build an oil pipeline.
By Tracey McManus

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings May 11-18

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center May 11-18.

Video: Kirby's Augusta

Weekly crime map, database

A total of 267 crimes tracked by The Augusta Chronicle were reported to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office during the past week.

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Fees would apply to show dogs

Performance and show animals won't be exempt from steep annual licensing fees for owners who chose not to spay or neuter pets under a requirement.
By Meg Mirshak

Bond granted to two suspects in sex sting operation

A judge agreed to set $30,000 bonds Thursday for two people arrested this week in a sting operation that targeted adults seeking sexual contact with minors.
By Sandy Hodson

Man charged in 2012 slaying

The police investigation into the slaying of a Wackenhut guard at SRS has been closed with an arrest after more than two years.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Police kill suspect in deputy's shooting

CHARLESTON, S.C. - A man suspected of wounding a South Carolina sheriff's deputy was shot and killed by police when he emerged from an apartment shooting at officers.

Domestic violence charges against Rice dismissed

MAYS LANDING, N.J. - A judge dismissed domestic violence charges against Ray Rice, who was captured by a surveillance camera knocking his then-fiancee unconscious in a hotel elevator last year.

Editorial: A fair advantage

The clinic is giving books to children 6 months up to 5 years each time they come in for well-child appointments, and parents are being encouraged to read to their kids. An advantage? You bet. One ...

Economists: Georgia must stay competitive

Economist Roger Tutterow was joined by Georgia Budget and Policy Institute Executive Director Taifa Smith Butler as guest speakers at the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce’s post-legislative ...
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