People begin the 1.5-mile walk from Burns Memorial United Methodist Church to St. Joseph Catholic Church. The Way of the Cross Walk is a way for Chrisitans to remember Jesus' walk to Calvary, where he was crucified.

Christians recall Jesus' sacrifice during walk

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

Expensive Columbia County homes for sale

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

National Collegiate Disc Golf Championships

Colorado State took the lead from Georgia Regents after Thursday's rounds from the national championships. 

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.

Kirby's Augusta

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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.  

Easter events

Churches and other groups across the area are offering a variety of ways to celebrate Easter this weekend

Joyful Noise: Organist Adam Brakel

Organist Adam Brakel will perform in celebration of the 25th anniversary of Covenant Presbyterian Church's Zimmer organ.

Make Easter everlasting

Without Easter every Sunday would be a memento mori -- a remembrance of one who had lived and, like us, met death.
By Bernard Mason

Hopeful Baptist to celebrate 200 years

When Hopeful Baptist Church opens its doors for homecoming April 26, it is inviting the community to step into the past.
By Lisa Kaylor

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 or one-pot methods became popular.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

New chair gets vet off-road to fish

Army veteran Henry Kent's new Action Trackchair has attachments for fishing, with a holder for his fishing pole and a built-in tackle box, but others can be outfitted with gunracks for hunting.
By Tom Corwin

Sheriff announces downtown policing unit

Business owners are hopeful a plan unveiled Thursday by Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree will change the perception of a dangerous downtown.

Colorado State vaults ahead of Georgia Regents

NORTH AUGUSTA - Colorado State, accustomed to the high winds and open fields of Colorado, owned the courses of the Hippodrome on Thursday, overtaking Georgia Regents as the leader at 52-under 194.