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Soldiers salute during the playing of the National Anthem during the 2015 Memorial Day Observance and Wreath-Laying Ceremony at the All Wars Monument on Broad Street.

Memorial Day observed in Augusta

Many veterans were on hand as the Augusta community celebrated Memorial Day at different sites.
By Jenna Martin

SLIDES: Grovetown Grads

Check out a slideshow of photos from Columbia County graduation ceremonies that took place Saturday at the James Brown Arena. 

Video: Kirby's Augusta



Send us your graduation photos

Share your graduation photos and we'll post them online in a slideshow. Upload photos here or use the hashtag #auggrads.

More news outside than inside

The most dramatic commission news last week wasn’t created in the Marble Pa­lace but outside it when May­­or Pro Tem Grady Smith collapsed and was taken to the hospital.

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings May 11-18

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

2015 Best & Brightest

The Augusta Chronicle recognizes 20 outstanding members of the Class of 2015: the winners of the 13th annual Best & Brightest awards.

Homicide unsolved 18 years later

Lena Arkansas Toole was released from St. Joseph Hospital and told to return in three-days for a check-up appointment. Instead, she returned by ambulance six hours later.
By Doug Stutsman

Reconstruction period new focus

CHARLESTON, S.C. - With its four-year observance of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War now past, the National Park Service is turning its attention to a lesser-known period of American history: the era of Reconstruction after the war.
By Bruce Smith

Second person charged in 2012 slaying of Wackenhut guard

Another man wanted in connection with the 2012 slaying of a Wackenhut guard who worked at Savannah River Site has turned himself in, officials said.

Edwards gets Coke 600 win on gas fumes

CONCORD, N.C. — Carl Edwards proved he still knows how to do his backflip. He also showed his love for race fans has never been better after going into the crowd of Charlotte Motor Speedway with ...

Editorial: A day of honor and happiness

Remember them. Honor them. And don't feel regretful for enjoying the day while you do.
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