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Commissioner Bill Lockett's presentation is agenda item is No. 38 for the Tuesday meeting, which begins at 2 p.m.

Lockett seeks to remove or lower Calhoun Expressway

Augusta Commission member Bill Lockett is reviving a push to explore removing or lowering all or part of John C. Calhoun Expressway.
By Susan McCord

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings July 21-28

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center July 21-28.

SLIDESHOW: Get On Up

See hundreds photos from the local premiere of the James Brown biopic 'Get On Up.'

Weekly crime map, database

A total of 147 crimes tracked by The Augusta Chronicle were reported to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office during the last week.

Dining out this weekend?

Check out our latest restaurant reviews and search our database of more than 300 Augusta restaurants.

Slideshow: Old Augusta aerials

Look down on Augusta over the years with this photograph presentation from The Chronicle's archives.

Kirby's Augusta

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Homicides database and map

Search homicide cases from 2005 to Aug. 1, 2014, by county, date, victim or suspect details. (SOURCES: Richmond County Sheriff's Office, Columbia County Sheriff's Office, Aiken County Sheriff's Office, Richmond and Columbia County Superior Courts, Aiken solicitor's office)

Back-to-school shoppers take note: Pay no tax this weekend

With the sales tax holiday on the same weekend in Georgia and South Carolina, local shoppers headed to both sides of the Savannah River for back-to-school supplies.
By Jenna Martin

School superintendent finalists to be named Monday

At 5 p.m. Monday, the board will hold a meeting to present the finalist names to replace Frank Roberson.
By Doug Stutsman

Homicides database and map

Search homicide cases from 2005 to Aug. 1, 2014, by county, date, victim or suspect details. (SOURCES: Richmond County Sheriff's Office, Columbia County Sheriff's Office, Aiken County Sheriff's Office, Richmond and Columbia County Superior Courts, Aiken solicitor's office)

Augusta woman robbed at gunpoint

Deputies are searching for a black male following an armed robbery. A female victim filed a report saying that she was robbed at gunpoint inside The Hair Boutique.

Watney still leads in Reno

RENO, Nev. - Nick Watney increased his lead to three points Friday over Geoff Ogilvy in the Barracuda Championship, scoring eight points in the modified Stableford event.

Letter: Stand up for Israel

The Israelis have every right to defend themselves against the vicious aggression of Hamas.
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