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Deputy Jeremiah Welch (left) shares some information about the department's bomb squad during Thursday's event on the Common.

Hundreds attend Burgers and Shakes event

Sheriff Richard Roundtree said interaction with the public was the main goal of the Burgers and Shakes event.
By Bianca Cain Johnson


Dream 16 Profiles

The top 16 high school football players in the area are profiled as we unveil the annual Dream 16. 

Want a home in the Diamond Lakes Elementary school zone?

Here are homes for sale, gleaned from AugustaRealEstate.com on Aug. 21, that are zoned for Diamond Lakes Elementary School.

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings Aug. 11-18

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center Aug. 11-18. 

The Way We Were: Columbia Road

Have any memories of living out from Martinez on Columbia Road? Share with an e-mail to bill.kirby@augustachronicle.com.

Kirby's Augusta

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Postcards come in from all over

It can't be just the cheap gas, because some of my latest postcards came in from Ireland.
By Bill Kirby

Warriors have enough back for another playoff season

The classification might change, but don't expect Jefferson County's nonregion games to get any easier.
By Wayne Staats

Off-season of change for high school head coaches

This past high school football offseason was a perfect storm for movement, between coaches retiring or leaving for other jobs. Fourteen of the 46 area schools in the Augusta area have new ...
By Wayne Staats

Commission to discuss Jackson replacement Monday

Mayor Pro tem Corey Johnson requested the issue be addressed at Monday's called commission meeting at 11:30 a.m., according to clerk Lena Bonner.
By Wesley Brown

Roberson 'thankful' for time on RCBOE

Richmond County Board of Education Superintendent Frank Roberson might be leaving behind his superintendent position today, but he says he will not be giving up his love for working in education.
By Sean Gruber

Jury acquits man in 2013 Augusta homicide

The Richmond County Superior Court deliberated for nearly four hours at the end of a three-day trial before reaching the unanimous decision that Killeon S. Cooper, 20, was not guilty.

Editorial: Justice vs. A Pound of Flesh

If they want justice - the kind which African-Americans fought centuries to obtain - it's safe to say most of America is with them.
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