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Walmart Neighborhood Market cashiers help customers Wednesday January 28, 2015 at the new location on South Belair Road during their grand opening day. CHRIS THELEN/STAFF

New Walmart market open

The area's second Wal-Mart grocer-style store opened Wednesday on South Belair Road in Martinez.
By Jenna Martin

Slides: Super Bowl connections

The Augusta area has contributed many players to the Super Bowl over the years. See how many you remember.

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings Jan. 12-20

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center  Jan. 12-20

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Weekly crime map, database

A total of 119 crimes tracked by The Augusta Chronicle were reported to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office during the past week. Violent crimes during the week included 69 assaults, only one of which was classified as an aggravated assault.


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GRU-UGA dean stepping down

ATHENS, Ga. -- Barbara Schuster, the first and only dean of the Athens branch campus of the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University, will be stepping down in May, as the second class graduates from the medical campus in Athens.

Train wreck leaked acid

MARTIN, S.C. -- Hydrochloric acid leaked from a breached railcar Tuesday in Allendale County, CSX officials said today.

No name in Hephzibah fire fatal

Officials are trying to identify a person who died in a Hephzibah fire early this morning.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Georgia man who claimed disability executed

ATLANTA - Georgia executed a man who killed a fellow inmate despite arguments that his execution was prohibited because he was intellectually disabled.

Editorial: Sorry, wrong number

It appears as if the government is attempting to use a new technology to sidestep an old constitutional protection, the Fourth Amendment.
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