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Children from Craig Houghton Elementary School look at the scary Halloween decorations as they trick or treat at the Richmond County Sheriff's Office. This is the second year of the Halloween-themed tour.

Roundtree, deputies open sheriff's office for spooky tour

On Friday, more than 400 children braved the dark and foggy chambers of the sheriff's office knowing they would be met with candy on the other side.
By Travis Highfield

Dining out this weekend?

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

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings Oct. 20-27

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center Oct. 20-27.

Lady Antebellum & fans

See who was Spotted in the crowd Monday night as Lady Antebellum and friends enjoyed their local homecoming and charity events.

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Weekly crime map, database

A total of 163 crimes tracked by The Augusta Chronicle were reported to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office during the past week. Violent crimes included 96 assaults, six of which were classified as aggravated assaults. The most assaults in a single day, 19, occurred on Oct. 23.

We think pink

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

Rep. Broun says unaware of ethics slip

ATHENS, Ga. -- Rep. Paul Broun told an ethics review panel he didn't see the paperwork for a "strategic communications" firm that eventually received nearly $44,000 from his office.
By Jim Thompson

Gogick: Weather page can fascinate

On the front page of Saturday's editions is a reminder to set your clocks back an hour tonight as Daylight Saving Time ends. Near that graphic is a daily weather symbol with the day's high and low ...
By John Gogick

Gamecocks, Vols out to end SEC losing streaks

South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier said there's enough blame to spread around for the Gamecocks' failures this season.
By Pete Iacobelli

Yellow Jackets need win to keep hopes alive in ACC Coastal race

Georgia Tech's Paul Johnson expects the next two weekends to provide clarity in the muddled ACC Coastal Division race.
By Charles Odum


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Thomson bank robber sought

Police are looking for an unidentified man who robbed the Regions Bank, 1398 Washington Road, Thomson, shortly before 2 p.m. Friday.
By Donna Stillinger

Search of alleged dealer's home found drugs, firearms

An Augusta man who alleged sheriff's officers have used illegal steroids, some for years, came to the attention of a Richmond County Sheriff's narcotics officer twice, according to an ...

Editorial: When the 'juice' is loose

All the military-style hardware at law enforcement's fingertips is worthless - and dangerous - if any of the men behind the badges are "juiced."

Study: Mislabeled shrimp at restaurants, grocers

NEW ORLEANS — Ever thought that big, pink Gulf coast shrimp you ordered at the restaurant or bought from the store didn’t taste juicy or salty enough? Maybe it wasn’t from the Gulf.
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