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Icy challenge helps ALS patients

Donations can be made to the GRU ALS clinic and 80 percent of the money will stay in Augusta to help its patients.
By Tom Corwin

Karin: Slow Cooker Sausage and Peppers is perfect for busy afterschool days

This week’s recipe for Slow Cooker Sausage and Peppers makes a perfect family meal for nights when everyone is going in different directions.

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings Aug. 11-18

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center Aug. 11-18. 

Dream 16 Profiles

The top 16 high school football players in the area are profiled as we unveil the annual Dream 16. 

The Way We Were: Columbia Road

Have any memories of living out from Martinez on Columbia Road? Share with an e-mail to bill.kirby@augustachronicle.com.

Kirby's Augusta

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Notable area deaths of 2014

A review of some from our area who have passed away this year including Columbia County historian Bill Blackard  (pictured here.)

Top 10 UGA running backs?

As college football rankings come out and a new season looms, who are the best running backs in University of Georgia history? Here is our top 10 list.

Commission votes no on property tax hike

A proposal calling for a 1.75-mill property tax increase was shot down by city commissioners Tuesday after nearly two hours of debate.
By Travis Highfield

Augustans help fake kidnapping, police say

WATKINSVILLE, Ga. -- An Athens area man was arrested Tuesday after authorities said he planned his own kidnapping to extort money that he and the kidnappers -- including two from Augusta -- planned to split.
By Wayne Ford

Vogtle gets money; water issue not addressed

The Georgia Public Service Commission on Tuesday unanimously approved an additional $389 million in expenditures for Georgia Power’s two nuclear reactors under construction at Plant Vogtle while at the same time declining a request to require new water conservation measures at the plant.
By Mary Landers

Man fills pants with junk food, arrested

A deputy recovered 13 packs of cashews, 14 packs of peanuts, one pack of heat nuts and four packs of steakhouse Slim Jims from a shoplifter's pants.

Editorial: Bottom line

Even amid runaway emotion and chaos, there can be bridge-builders.
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