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Jestene Hughes sells candy to Ashani Walker, 13, (from left) Star Kelly, 9, and Zeke Kelly, 6, at the C.E. and Sons Bar and Grill - one of few business still open in Hyde Park.

Spending in Hyde Park project questioned

The city is unable to account for nearly a quarter-million dollars on the troubled Hyde Park relocation project, based on invoices it provided to The Augusta Chronicle.
By Sandy Hodson and Susan McCord

What $500,000 will buy you in Columbia County

Here are homes for sale, gleaned from AugustaRealEstate.com on Feb. 25, that are around $500,000 located in Columbia County.

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings Feb. 16-23

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center Feb. 16-23.

Georgia Death Row Inmates

Find out who is on Georgia's death row and what crimes they received the death sentence for.

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Kirby: Ticket to blood drives is Flintstones

Thank you, reader, for your ideas on how to get my iron up so I could give blood.
By Bill Kirby

Towers of power

With all the economic uncertainty in the nation right now, area residents should feel fortunate to have one of the nation’s biggest construction projects in their back yard.

Michaux: Woods won't catch Nicklaus

Tiger Woods is not going to catch Jack Nicklaus on the major scorecard.
By Scott Michaux

City Ink: Walker sheds light on city government

Former state Senate Major­ity Leader Charles Walker talks about why the consolidated Augusta-Richmond County government was set up the way it was.
By Sylvia Cooper


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1 killed, 1 hurt at Waynesboro bar and grill

One man was killed and another injured in a shooting and stabbing at a Waynesboro bar and grill late Friday, officials said.
By Travis Highfield

City Ink: Walker sheds light on city government

Former state Senate Major­ity Leader Charles Walker talks about why the consolidated Augusta-Richmond County government was set up the way it was.
By Sylvia Cooper

Legislators won't back Davis' power play

A local bill that would change Augusta's charter that consolidated the city and county in 1995 requires three House members and all three senators who represent areas of Augusta to move forward. 
By Susan McCord

Bond denied for robbery suspect

A man involved in a fatal kidnapping nearly 13 years ago was denied bond Friday on new charges filed in a recent robbery attempt that left the victim with gunshot and knife wounds.

Editorial: Towers of power

With all the economic uncertainty in the nation right now, area residents should feel fortunate to have one of the nation's biggest construction projects in their back yard. The Nos. 3 and 4 units ...

New recycling plant opens in Graniteville 

A decade after a deadly train wreck derailed downtown Graniteville's economic activity, the grand opening of a new recycling plant opens a new chapter for the small South Carolina community.
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