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Plans to demolish the former John S. Davidson School located on Telfair Street were put on hold due to interest from potential buyers. The two story brick building, pictured here in 2012, was vacated in 1997.

Old Davidson school to be torn down

The board voted to spend $220,000 to demolish the old Davidson School Building on Telfair Street, to "finally" clear the property of the historic structure built in the 1930s.
By Sean Gruber

What did Augusta-Richmond County do before SPLOST?

The Augusta Chronicle will address the 1 percent sales tax collection in a continuing series until election day.

Slideshow: Latest Columbia County bookings

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center Oct. 5-12.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Events

Listing of events associated with Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Spurrier: Time for someone else

South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier said today it's time for someone else to take over Gamecock football.

Missing Aiken County woman found dead in pond

A week after being reported missing, an elderly Aiken County woman was found dead Tuesday in a pond near Frontage Road.
By Doug Stutsman

Commission tables beautification request

Augusta commissioners cited terrible timing when they tabled an effort to use future stormwater utility fees to fund gateway beautification Tuesday.
By Susan McCord

Reward offered in latest homicide 

Richmond County has seen four homicides since Sept. 20, its worst 25-day stretch thus far in 2015.
By Doug Stutsman

Pigskin surprise injures man, lawsuit claims

The lawsuit seeks unspecified damages for injuries an Augusta man says he sustained when he snacked on a bag of Papa Tubs Old Fashioned Wash Pot Style Pork Skins that he claims contained a hoof.

Weekly Crime Map

Richmond County | Columbia County

Cubs outs Cardinals, advance to NLCS

Kyle Schwarber, Anthony Rizzo and Javier Baez homered and the young Cubs clinched a postseason series at Wrigley Field for the first time ever, beating the St. Louis Cardinals 6-4 Tuesday to win ...

Editorial: Celebrate without hate

There's no reason his holiday must give way completely to our fresh reading of history and the misfortunes of other cultures.
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