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Animal rescuers trying to save obese dog

At 76.5 pounds the jack russell mix is not just overweight but morbidly obese, nearly three times her ideal body weight. She can't walk more than five steps without lying down, and rolling on her back is physically impossible.
By Tracey McManus

Columbia County Crime Map

Beginning Sept. 29, 2014, The Augusta Chronicle will have a weekly crime map for Columbia County. We will try to post new map every Monday, but anticipate delays on occasion. The reports are provided by the Columbia County Sheriff's Office. Updated Sept. 29, 2014

Westobou Festival 2014

The five-day festival features 19 events spanning visual art, music, film, dance and literature. This year, the festival added The Color Run, a popular 5k run. 

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings Sept. 22-29

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center Sept. 22-29. 

Kirby's Augusta

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SRS shipments halted until 2016

Savannah River Site can't resume shipments of Cold War nuclear waste materials to an underground repository in New Mexico until at least 2016 when the federal government reopens the facility to limited operations.
By Meg Mirshak

Students face charges after school brawl

Eight T.W. Josey High School students are facing criminal charges following a fight that broke out in the school's hallways last Thursday.

Slam, ex-Jacket help Giants cruise

PITTSBURGH - Brandon Crawford hit a grand slam and former Augusta GreenJacket Madison Bumgarner turned in a complete-game gem as the San Francisco Giants romped to an 8-0 victory over the ...
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