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Weekly crime map, database

A total of 196 crimes tracked by The Augusta Chronicle were reported to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office during the last week, including an Aug. 24 homicide.

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings Aug. 18-25

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center Aug. 18-25. 

Top 10 UGA running backs?

As college football rankings come out and a new season looms, who are the best running backs in University of Georgia history? Here is our top 10 list.

Solving the schedules

If the 14-team Southeastern and Atlantic Coast conferences would scrap the two-division system, they could maintain essential rivalries while establishing more frequent competition within the conferences.

Augusta Outdoors

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Kirby's Augusta

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The Way We Were: Columbia Road

Have any memories of living out from Martinez on Columbia Road? Share with an e-mail to bill.kirby@augustachronicle.com.

Holiday will see cops, cheap gas

Authorities in Georgia and South Carolina are teaming up this weekend to target impaired drivers and protect the 1.2 million motorists in the two states who plan to travel in what AAA projects will be one of the busiest Labor Days in recent memory.
By Wesley Brown Staff Writer

Macon brush fire will burn until it rains

MACON, Ga. - Authorities say a brush fire burning in the Macon area is expected to smolder until the next significant rainfall.

Atlanta lawyer embezzled millions, suit says

ATLANTA -- A one-time managing partner of a prominent Atlanta law firm that specializes in real estate closings has been accused by his own practice of embezzling more than $30 million from escrow accounts.

Woman arrested for shoplifting perfume

Danniell Lashall Kelly, 26, admitted to stealing two bottles of perfume in an effort to return the stolen items to receive store credit on a gift card. 

Editorial: Put leadership first

Eric Holder will have to show himself to be a lawyer and leader first, and a black man second.
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