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Aiken County Sheriff's deputies detain Michael Lee Warning after he allegedly led them on a chase in a stolen Humvee on Friday.

Man caught on camera eluding police in stolen Humvee 

A Warrenville man accused of leading deputies on a chase in a stolen Humvee was caught on tape attempting to ram a police vehicle.
By Travis Highfield

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings June 29 - July 6

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center June 29-July 6.

Columbia County Crime Map

The Augusta Chronicle  offers a weekly crime map for Columbia County.  The reports are provided by the Columbia County Sheriff's Office. Updated July 6, 2015

Augusta stormwater fee vote fails 5-3

Two abstentions kept Mayor Hardie Davis from casting a tie breaking vote Tuesday on a decision to implement a stormwater utility fee on Augusta consumers in January.
By Susan McCord

Board should release other GRU finalists, attorney says

Georgia Southern University President Brooks Keel could be confirmed Wednesday as the next president of Georgia Regents University but because the university system did not disclose the other finalists it is violating the law, according to the attorney for The Augusta Chronicle and the Georgia Press Association.
By Tom Corwin

Less rain, more heat expected in upcoming months

The latest models indicate temperatures this weekend will hover around 100, but are not expected to hit triple digits.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

SRS contractor adds staff to emergency program

Savannah River Site's liquid waste contractor nearly tripled the number of staff for its emergency drill program following an evaluation that revealed numerous shortfalls.
By Meg Mirshak

Weekly Crime Map

Richmond County | Columbia County


Editorial: Time for Greece to 'grow up'?

Apparently, Greeks prefer the idea of economic uncertainty to austerity measures.
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