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Fourth of July

Happy Independence Day!

Celebrate our nation's independence with a calendar full of events throughout the Augusta area. 

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.)

Baby taken to hospital after fall into Martinez pool

An 11-month-old child has been taken to the hospital by emergency medical personnel after falling in a swimming pool on Morehead Drive in Martinez, Columbia County dispatch confirmed.

Finalists for Augusta housing director interviewed

Augusta is nearing the end of a search to replace former Housing and Community Development Direc­tor Chester Wheeler, who resigned in December.
By Susan McCord

Weekly Crime Map

Richmond County | Columbia County


Braves fend off Phillies

ATLANTA - Juan Uribe hit a tie-breaking homer in the seventh inning, Julio Teheran delivered another strong home start and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 on Friday night.

Editorial: A pledge to ourselves

As this beloved country turns another year older, may we rededicate ourselves to it, to each other, and to our posterity.
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