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Advocates to save the old 1869 synagogue want to convert it into a Jewish history museum.

Costs down in plan to save historic Augusta buildings

Partial demolition to save a historic court building on the city government campus will add $31,078 to demolition costs, which Historic Augusta has agreed to pay to save the building.
By Susan McCord

Richmond County commencements begin

Seniors from 10 Richmond County high schools will graduate Tuesday and Wednesday, taking the walk to get their diplomas.

SLIDES: Grovetown Grads

Check out a slideshow of photos from Columbia County graduation ceremonies that took place Saturday at the James Brown Arena. 

Send us your graduation photos

Share your graduation photos and we'll post them online in a slideshow. Upload photos here or use the hashtag #auggrads.

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings May 18-26

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center May 18-26.

Video: Kirby's Augusta

2015 Best & Brightest

The Augusta Chronicle recognizes 20 outstanding members of the Class of 2015: the winners of the 13th annual Best & Brightest awards.

Augusta VA announces 'Summer of Service' to recruit volunteer help

The Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center is launching a "Summer of Service" to address veterans' health care, housing and employment needs by creating and building partnerships with residents in the Augusta area.
By Wesley Brown

Aiken police seek suspects with fake credit card

The Aiken Department of Public Safety is seeking two people who attempted to use a fraudulent credit card at an area Wal-Mart this month.
By Travis Highfield

Man accused of hitting woman with hammer

An Augusta man was arrested Monday and charged with striking a woman in the head with a hammer.
By Doug Stutsman

Running ends with twice the prison term

Russell Benjamin was scheduled to plead guilty to a federal sex charge on Oct. 22, but earlier that morning he cut off his GPS monitoring leg bracelet and bolted
By Sandy Hodson

Editorial: Telling rough riders apart

As law enforcement officials know all too well, the two-wheeled criminals never rode off into the sunset.
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