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Richmond County School Deputy Superintendent Tim Spivey will retire Friday.

Deputy superintendent retiring

Deputy Superintendent Tim Spivey took an unconventional route to becoming one of the most influential officials in the Richmond County school system.
By Sean Gruber

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.

Dining out this weekend?

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

We think pink

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

Kirby's Augusta

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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.


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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 investigator's affidavit.
By Sandy Hodson

Early voting ends today

Today is the Georgia deadline for early voting ahead of the Nov. 4 general election.

Event aims to shine light on bullying

There were about 50 parents and children of different races, ages and educational backgrounds in the auditorium Thursday, but all fit into one of two groups, said Richmond County Superior Court ...

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."

Cook publicly acknowledges that he's gay

NEW YORK - Apple CEO Tim Cook's declaration that he's "proud to be gay," makes him the highest-profile business executive in the nation to publicly acknowledge his sexual orientation.
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