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Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center Director Maria Andrews in her office at the downtown VA in Augusta.

Director rebuilding relationships after 2-year 'beating'

Maria Andrews said she has spent her first months establishing positive relationships with staff who have endured a "beating" for reports of long patient wait times, treatment delays and preventable deaths.
By Wesley Brown

Prom season underway

High school proms are being held across the area. See who you know in our Spotted photo galleries.

Enter our photo contest

Does the US have a police brutality problem?

The Augusta Chronicle asked 60 people last week – 20 each in Aiken, Columbia and Richmond counties – whether the country has a problem. Seventy percent answered yes. 

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings April 27-May 4

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center April 27-May 4.

Video: Kirby's Augusta




NYPD officer dies from gunshot wound to head

NEW YORK (AP) - Brian Moore, who was in a coma after undergoing brain surgery following the Saturday shooting, was pronounced dead at a Queens hospital.
By Michael Balsamo

New Georgia road-funding bill signed

Gasoline tax will rise 6 cents, and hotel tax will jump $5 a night.
By Walter Jones

Two suspects wanted for April armed robbery

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for two suspects accused of armed robbery outside an Augusta business.
By Doug Stutsman

Beal leads well-rested Wizards past Hawks

ATLANTA - Bradley Beal shook off a sprained ankle to score 28 points and the Washington Wizards remained unbeaten in the postseason, knocking off the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks 104-98 Sunday.

Editorial: A skewed study?

We'd put more stock in the study if not for this administration's history of manipulating administrative actions for political gain.
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