Sean Frantom, of the Ronald McDonald House, cheers on participants. About 1,000 people took part Saturday.

Plane Pull nets nearly $45,000 for charity

About 1,000 people huddled in teams in a hanger at Au­gusta Regional Airport on Satur­day morning, waiting their turns to pull the FedEx plane idling on the tarmac.
By Lisa Kaylor

Christians recall Jesus' sacrifice

About 500 people participated in the Good Friday Way of the Cross Walk through south Augusta, many carrying crosses of varying sizes.

Gogick: Transparency is on agenda

Public meetings and open government. Two of the recurring themes in this past year of your glimpse into how and why the newspaper does what it does.
By John Gogick

National Collegiate Disc Golf Championships

Ferris State’s Bryan Murphy played the role of the hero, winning the individual title and helping his team jump into first place.

Expensive Columbia County homes for sale

Here are homes for sale, gleaned from AugustaRealEstate.com on April 18, that are in Columbia County neighborhoods.

Gloster known for dedication to farming, faith

Farmers are often quiet men who spend their lives working hard outdoors and savoring God’s bounty. That’s how many described James Gloster, 83, who died April 11.

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings April 7-14

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center April 7-14.

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Latest crime data map

A total of 156 crimes tracked by The Augusta Chronicle were reported to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office during the past week.  

Report of boy's recovery defies explanation

For more than two centuries, this newspaper has been reporting advances in health and medicine. But some health news stories defy explanation.
By Bill Kirby

Happy Easter

The sanctuary at St. James United Methodist Church on Greene Street is set up for Easter Sunday services.
By Sara Caldwell

Medical marijuana used in Augusta, activist says

A medical marijuana activist said dozens and maybe hundreds of people in the Augusta area are using marijuana or a derivative to treat ailments.
By Tom Corwin

Senator received support from probation firm owner, bondsmen group

Less than a week before a Senate panel stripped a bill of provisions limiting fees private probation companies can charge, the owner of such a firm wrote a letter of recommendation for the Waynesboro state senator who headed the committee.
By Sandy Hodson

City Ink: Unity preached by mayoral candidates

Everybody who's ever run for mayor in Augusta has promised to unite the city, and this year's candidates are no exception.
By Sylvia Cooper

Meth use on rise in Richmond County

Production of meth, a highly addictive drug made from household cold medicine, batteries, drain cleaner, brake fluid and other harmful chemicals, increased in recent years when the shake-and-bake ...

Ferris State player claims disc golf title

NORTH AUGUSTA - Ferris State's Bryan Murphy played the role of the hero Friday as he won an individual title and helped his team jump into first place of the National Collegiate Disc Golf ...