Lt. Lewis Blanchard (background) tells 6-year-old Tatum Duncan (center, jumping) and the group of children gathered with her at the gate they can enter the field for fun and games at the Kids and Cops Camp at the Boys and Girls Club off Division Street. Richmond County police and Fire Department members interact with kids at the camp to help foster a better relationship between kids and law enforcement.

Police officers hold day camp for youths

The sheriff's office started the annual day camp last summer in hopes of connecting with local children who don't typically have a good impression of officers.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Kirby: What were Augusta's top stories since 1964?

The Atlanta newspaper has displayed a very simple, but very interesting slideshow of images from the top news stories over the past 50 years. If "The Chronicle" compiled a similar slideshow for the Augusta area, what would you put in it?


See hundreds photos from the local premiere of the James Brown biopic 'Get On Up.'

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings July 21-28

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center July 21-28.

Kirby's Augusta

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Aiken suspect nabbed in Philadelphia

An Aiken County robbery suspect is in custody after being caught by police in Philadelphia.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Gamecocks ranked 9th, Georgia 12th in coaches' poll

Georgia landed in the top 15 in the preseason college football coaches' poll for the third straight season.
By Marc Weiszer

Federal board finds safety errors in SRS drill

Savannah River Site's primary contractor received another negative safety report from a federal nuclear facilities safety oversight board.
By Meg Mirshak

Dustin Johnson takes leave of absence from golf

AKRON, Ohio - Dustin Johnson is taking a leave of absence from golf to seek help for "personal challenges," putting him out of the PGA Championship and raising questions about whether he will be ...

Editorial: Leak looks hard to repair

This surely will not be the last time you hear about these documents between now and Nov. 4.
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