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Dr. Augustine Hammond, an associate professor of political science at Georgia Regents University, speaks during a forum on the medical and cultural implications of Ebola.

GRU forum tackles Ebola issues

A day after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the first Ebola case diagnosed in the U.S. in a traveler from Liberia, the university hosted a forum Wednesday night on the medical and cultural implications of Ebola.
By Tom Corwin

Columbia County Crime Map

Beginning Sept. 29, 2014, The Augusta Chronicle will have a weekly crime map for Columbia County. We will try to post new map every Monday, but anticipate delays on occasion. The reports are provided by the Columbia County Sheriff's Office. Updated Sept. 29, 2014

Westobou Festival 2014

The five-day festival features 19 events spanning visual art, music, film, dance and literature. This year, the festival added The Color Run, a popular 5k run. 

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings Sept. 22-29

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center Sept. 22-29. 

Kirby's Augusta

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PHOTOS: Ironman 70.3 Augusta

Canadian Brent McMahon won the overall event at the intermedix Ironman 70.3 Augusta on Sunday. Dallas resident Lauren Barnett claimed first in the women's division.

Weekly crime map, database

A total of 160 crimes tracked by The Augusta Chronicle were reported to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office during the past week, including one homicide.

SRS shipments halted until 2016

Savannah River Site can't resume shipments of Cold War nuclear waste materials to an underground repository in New Mexico until at least 2016 when the federal government reopens the facility to limited operations.
By Meg Mirshak

Animal rescuers trying to save obese dog

At 76.5 pounds the jack russell mix is not just overweight but morbidly obese, nearly three times her ideal body weight. She can't walk more than five steps without lying down, and rolling on her back is physically impossible.
By Tracey McManus

Students face charges after school brawl

Eight T.W. Josey High School students are facing criminal charges following a fight that broke out in the school's hallways last Thursday.

Slam, ex-Jacket help Giants cruise

PITTSBURGH - Brandon Crawford hit a grand slam and former Augusta GreenJacket Madison Bumgarner turned in a complete-game gem as the San Francisco Giants romped to an 8-0 victory over the ...
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