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MICHAEL HOLAHAN
Grocery department manager Ronald Middlebrooks, Jr. checks prices of wines at the new Walmart in North Augusta, SC Wednesday morning October 22, 2014. This Walmart store has a larger than usual wine selection. Michael Holahan / Staff

Shoppers like convenience of new North Augusta Wal-Mart

Shoppers welcomed a second Wal-Mart Supercenter in North Augusta on Wednesday, when the 158,000-square-foot store opened at 1041 Edgefield Road.
By Jenna Martin

Columbia County Crime Map

The Augusta Chronicle now offers a weekly crime map for Columbia County. We hope to update the map each week,  but anticipate delays on occasion. The reports are provided by the Columbia County Sheriff's Office. Updated Oct. 14, 2014

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings Oct. 15-20

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center Oct. 15-20.

Kirby's Augusta

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We think pink

The Augusta Chronicle's monthlong effort to raise awareness of breast cancer.

Way We Were: Downtown Parking

Have any memories of the trials and tribulations of downtown parking in Augusta, particularly when it had parking meters? Share with an e-mail to bill.kirby@augustachronicle.com.

Take aim! Zombies haunt paintball trail

The Haunted Paintball Trail at Augusta Paintball on Barton Chapel Road offers a different type of Halloween scare.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

North Augusta hopes for top jubilee attendance

Organizers are stepping things up for the 30th annual Jack-o'-Lantern Jubilee Festival, which is set for Oct. 24-25.
By Nikasha Dicks

Halloween events

Holiday events include haunted attractions, festivals and more

Dine & Dish: These treats will satisfy pumpkin cravings

So I decided to go on a fall spice food tour - local style. Essentially, this meant that I crammed in as many fall-flavored foods and drinks as I could find in the course of a week and a half. ...
By Danielle Wong Moores

Democrats target turnout for Sunday voting

Registered voters in Augusta-Richmond County can cast ballots in the Nov. 4 election from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday in the Advance Voting Center at Augusta Municipal Building, 530 Greene St.
By Susan McCord

Ex-Clemson golfer trending in right direction

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. - The best moment of Ben Martin's career started in the worst kind of way - but "Worst to First" is a slogan any PGA Tour pro can live with.
By Scott Michaux


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Georgia to monitor potential Ebola travelers

Georgia is one of six states that will soon begin active monitoring of all travelers from three Ebola-stricken countries in West Africa for the 21 days during which they could develop an infection from the virus, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said today.
By Tom Corwin

Another module placed at Vogtle

One of the newest nuclear reactors in the nation continues to take shape at Plant Vogtle, most recently adding a 180,000-pound steel structure to Unit 3.
By Meg Mirshak

Editorial: For the people, not without the people

The plan was hatched in secret and sprung on the public when it was too late for people to do or say anything about it.
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