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Fourth of July

Customers take advantage of fireworks sales in Augusta

Fireworks, ranging from sparklers and fountains to previously-banned Roman candles, bottle rockets and similar brands, are on display in Augusta stores.

When and where to celebrate

Looking for fireworks during the Fourth of July holiday weekend? Find out where to see the shows in our complete guide.

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings June 22-29

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

Video: Kirby's Augusta

Weekly crime map, database

A total of 244 crimes tracked by The Augusta Chronicle were reported to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office during the past week.

Notable area deaths of 2015

A review of some from our area who have passed away this year including Coach Bernard Morgan (pictured here.)

Storm causes power outages

High winds and rain stormed across the Augusta area Thursday, and the National Weather Service said more could be on the way this weekend.

Suspect in April homicide arrested

A person wanted in the April murder of an Augusta man was arrested Thursday, authorities said.
By Travis Highfield

Contractor reports $3,000 in appliance stolen from new house

A local contractor who was putting the finishing touches on a newly constructed house in Hephzibah reported $3,000 in major appliances stolen from the home Wednesday, six days before he plan to ...

Weekly Crime Map

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Editorial: Between humanity and heritage

As we give new thought to how we memorialized the Civil War, let's do it more thoughtfully than perhaps it was done before.

Same air fares found on travel booking sites

Amid a federal probe of airline pricing practices, a search on popular air travel booking Web sites shows virtually identical ticket pricing between popular city pairs on several carriers.
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