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Fourth of July

Ga. Declaration signers honored

About 70 people marked the significance of Augusta and Georgia in the founding of the United States at the fifth annual Fourth of July Signers Monument ceremony.

When and where to celebrate

Looking for fireworks during the Fourth of July holiday weekend? Find out where to see the shows in our complete guide.

Video: Kirby's Augusta

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings June 22-29

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

Going rogue

It appears the CFPB will creep along like Georgia kudzu until lawmakers chop it back and pull it out by the roots.

Weekly crime map, database

A total of 244 crimes tracked by The Augusta Chronicle were reported to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office during the past week.

Notable area deaths of 2015

A review of some from our area who have passed away this year including Coach Bernard Morgan (pictured here.)

Euthanizing pets in home eases stress, officials say

PORTLAND, Ore. - When Dr. Meg McNabb, a veterinarian, arrived at our front door, I knew where I would find Echo, our dying tabby cat: upstairs in her favorite bedroom, beneath the chaise lounge.

Pet lovers take in animals with hopes for adoption

Ask anyone who fosters dogs and they'll tell you that everyone says it. "I hear it almost every time I adopt out a dog: 'I don't know how you do this, I wouldn't be able to let them go,'" says ...
By Linda Lombardi

Puppy reunions more fun for humans than dogs

FORT COLLINS, Colo. - It wasn't up to Guinness World Record standards, but I was pretty shocked when the rescue dog we were fostering had 13 puppies.

Augusta area animal rescues

Looking for a pet, or interested in helping to save animals that otherwise might be euthanized? Here's a list of animal rescue groups in the Augusta area.

Smart, social -- and messy -- birds make great pets, fans say

Atina Cote's three birds roam freely in her home, participate in making bird treats and bird toys, nibble playfully at her fingers as she types at her computer keyboard and even join her in the ...

Code offers different building standards for senior centers

Advocates for senior care say it might be time to re-evaluate building codes for retirement resorts such as Marshall Square and modify them to mirror those for assisted living centers, which are required to be constructed with noncombustible materials and have sprinklers or heat detectors in attics.
By Wesley Brown Staff Writer

Young's bid start of political moves

Former mayor Bob Young’s announcement in City Ink that he would run for the Dis­trict 123 Georgia House seat started the ball rolling in Augusta-area political circles.

Weekly Crime Map

Richmond County | Columbia County


Braves fend off Phillies

ATLANTA - Juan Uribe hit a tie-breaking homer in the seventh inning, Julio Teheran delivered another strong home start and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 on Friday night.
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