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Susan Bennett, the voice of iPhone virtual assistant Siri, started out as a singer in the Northeast but has spent the past four decades in Atlanta as a voice artist.

Woman behind voice of Siri speaks at area event 

Atlanta voice-over artist Susan Bennett, whose voice is used for iPhone virtual assitant Siri, spoke during the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce Women in Business Event.
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.

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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.


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Project Jackson could go to Supreme Court

North Augusta has asked the South Carolina Supreme Court to take up the Project Jackson lawsuit, urging a quick resolution to an appeal the city says could put the development's future in jeopardy.
By Meg Mirshak

Missing teen's body found, police say death 'suspicious'

Nicholas Charles Dunn, 18, missing since Friday, was found in the woods behind Cross Creek High School, according to a statement from Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen.
By Bianca Cain Johnson and Doug Stutsman

Agency blames pilot in Vein Guys plane crash that killed 5

A reported by the NTSB says pilot fatigue and a lack of aircraft knowledge contributed to a fatal 2013 crash in Thomson.
By Jenna Martin

Augusta murder conviction affirmed

On Monday the court ruled Michael O. Faulks, 25, was fairly tried and convicted in Richmond County Superior Court for the Jan. 4, 2009, slaying of 22-year-old Jamar Wright.

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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