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Anna Felz explains how to order from the touch-screen kiosks Wednesday during an open house at Metro Market.

New market opening Friday on Broad Street

A new market opening Friday next to Augusta Common will let downtown shoppers purchase anything from a quick meal and a glass of wine to a tube of toothpaste.
By Jenna Martin

Weekly crime map, database

Violent crimes for the past week included 102 assaults, four of which was classified as aggravated assaults. The most assaults in a single day, 22, occurred Aug. 17.

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings Aug. 11-18

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

Dream 16 Profiles

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

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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Notable area deaths of 2014

A review of some from our area who have passed away this year including Columbia County historian Bill Blackard  (pictured here.)

Jackson resigns from commission

Joe Jackson quit the Au­gusta Commission on Wednesday, citing "family and personal circumstances" in his resignation letter to Gov. Nathan Deal.
By Wesley Brown

Columbia County approves $700,000 in incentives for development

Project could bring as many as 500 jobs to the area outside of Grovetown near Interstate 20.
By Steve Crawford

Sheriff's office investigating 2 burglaries

Authorities are not saying whether the burglaries at First Stop Sunoco, 1901 Gordon Highway, and Fred's at 2416 Windsor Spring Road are related.

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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