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Augusta Commissioner Marion Williams (second from right) speaks to Albany, Ga., officials about their efforts to increase tourism, including this statue of Ray Charles.

City officials amazed by Albany's riverfront efforts

A small Augusta contingent visited downtown Albany, Ga., on Friday to examine the city's effort to capitalize on its most famous native son.
By Susan McCord

2015 Best & Brightest

The Augusta Chronicle recognizes 20 outstanding members of the Class of 2015: the winners of the 13th annual Best & Brightest awards.

Send us your graduation photos

Share your graduation photos and we'll post them online in a slideshow. Upload photos here or use the hashtag #auggrads.

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Dining out this weekend?

Check out our latest restaurant reviews and search our database of more than 300 Augusta restaurants.

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings May 11-18

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center May 11-18.

Sentinel named in 14th civil rights lawsuit

A 14th civil rights lawsuit has been filed against the private probation company Sen­tinel Offender Services, this time in the U.S. District Court’s Brunswick Division.
By Sandy Hodson

Police kill suspect in deputy's shooting

CHARLESTON, S.C. - A man suspected of wounding a South Carolina sheriff's deputy was shot and killed by police when he emerged from an apartment shooting at officers.

Cavaliers rout Hawks, take 2-0 series lead

ATLANTA - LeBron James scored 30 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers took total command of the Eastern Conference final even without injured star Kyrie Irving, routing the Atlanta Hawks 94-82.

Editorial: A height of hypocrisy

What we should all want is a judge or justice who applies the law fairly and without bias. Period.
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