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MICHAEL HOLAHAN
The checkout lanes at the new Walmart in North Augusta, SC Wednesday morning October 22, 2014. Michael Holahan / Staff

Shoppers like convenience of new North Augusta Wal-Mart

Shoppers welcomed a second Wal-Mart Supercenter in North Augusta on Wednesday, when the 158,000-square-foot store opened at 1041 Edgefield Road.
By Jenna Martin

Columbia County Crime Map

The Augusta Chronicle now offers a weekly crime map for Columbia County. We hope to update the map each week,  but anticipate delays on occasion. The reports are provided by the Columbia County Sheriff's Office. Updated Oct. 14, 2014

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings Oct. 15-20

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center Oct. 15-20.

Kirby's Augusta

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We think pink

The Augusta Chronicle's monthlong effort to raise awareness of breast cancer.

Way We Were: Downtown Parking

Have any memories of the trials and tribulations of downtown parking in Augusta, particularly when it had parking meters? Share with an e-mail to bill.kirby@augustachronicle.com.


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Georgia to monitor potential Ebola travelers

The new screening comes on the heels of a decision to funnel all of the travelers from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone to one of five airports where CDC and airports are conducting enhanced screening of all these passengers for symptoms of and potential contact with Ebola patients, Dr. Tom Frieden said.
By Tom Corwin

Editorial: For the people, not without the people

The plan was hatched in secret and sprung on the public when it was too late for people to do or say anything about it.
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