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Wilson receives an award earlier this year at a city council meeting.i

Ferguson cop called quiet, private

FERGUSON, Mo. - A white police officer whose shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old ignited racial upheaval in a St. Louis suburb has been characterized as either an aggressor whose deadly gunfire constituted a daylight execution or a law enforcer wrongly maligned for just doing his job.
By Jim Suhr

Dream 16 Profiles

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

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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Want a home in the Baker Place Elementary school zone?

Here are homes for sale, gleaned from AugustaRealEstate.com on Aug. 13, that are zoned for Baker Place Elementary School.

Update: Ga. Ebola patients released

ATLANTA - A news conference was planned today at Emory to discuss the discharge of Nancy Writebol and another aid worker, Dr. Kent Brantly.
By Jeff Martin

Augusta jobless rate worsens

Metro Augusta's unemployment rate increased to 8 percent in July, the Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday.
By Tim Rausch

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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