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Thursday, July 5, 2012

Fishing Tournaments

Sponsoring a bass, crappie, catfish or other fishing tournament? Mail or fax your flier or information to Fishing Editor, The Augusta Chronicle.
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Monday, June 18, 2012

Crowdsourced: Webb for the win

Reflections on the week that was, from Twitter, Facebook and Webb Simpson's U.S. Open win provided plenty of fodder for weekend tweets.
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Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Columbia County might cut tax

Commissioners discussed lowering the millage rate during a meeting Tuesday but offered few details. They said they’ll discuss the cut further in another budget meeting scheduled for May 8.
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Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Wreck on Old Evans Road backs up traffic

A wreck at the intersection of Old Evans and McCormick roads has caused traffic to be rerouted. The wreck involving SUV and a GMC Sonoma truck happened about 6:15 p.m. At least one person has been ...
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Atlanta area suspect caught in North Augusta

A kidnapping suspect out of suburban Atlanta's Henry County was apprehended this morning at the South Carolina Welcome Center while sleeping in his vehicle.
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Monday, March 26, 2012

Community forum on teen suicide, bullying next week

Mental health experts will share strategies to prevent teen suicide and bullying at a community forum at Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Augusta next week.
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Thursday, March 22, 2012

Two indicted in CVS robbery

Two people were indicted this week on charges related to a CVS pharmacy robbery on Jan. 15. An indictment returned Tuesday says Cortez Marcus Carr entered the CVS Pharmacy at 1633 Gordon Highway ...
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Fire reported at Lindsey Road home

Firefighters are en route to a fully engulfed fire on Lindsey Road. The fire was reported at 2208 Lindsey Road, off of Richmond Hill Road, was reported at 1:17 p.m.
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Grant money will provide housing for Augusta homeless families

Eight new transitional houses for homeless families will be opened in Augusta this year thanks to a U.S. Housing and Urban Development grant.
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Monday, March 5, 2012

Astronaut will speak at ASU event Thursday

Astronaut Kathryn Thornton will speak about the nearly 1,000 hours she's logged in space at a free event at Augusta State University on Thursday. The program, Space Flight: A Human Perspective, ...
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Monday, Jan. 9, 2012

Robbed and shot, Augusta man tells police

A 50-year-old Augusta man notified authorities Saturday evening after he was robbed and shot in the cheek by several teenagers.
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Friday, Sept. 9, 2011

Part of Eighth Street closed Sunday

A portion of Eighth Street - from Broad to Reynolds streets - will be closed to traffic from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
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Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011


• Because incorrect information was provided to the newspaper, a state archival photo in the Sept. 1 edition incorrectly identified the manufacturer of patrol cars used by the first class of ...
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WJBF's Television Park sold

Television Park, the longtime home of WJBF-TV 6 (ABC), was sold Tuesday for $700,000.
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Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011


College Football Dogs out of Top 25; Gamecocks stay put Georgia dropped out of The Associated Press Top 25, while South Carolina remained at No. 12. The Bulldogs were beaten soundly by Boise ...
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Sunday, Aug 28, 2011

United Way to kick off annual campaign

United Way of the CSRA will kick off its 75th campaign, "Painting a Brighter Future" with a luncheon on Monday.
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Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Appeals court will not hear day-care case

The Georgia Court of Appeals has refused to hear an appeal by two Summerville residents suing Augusta for a rezoning decision allowing Woodlawn United Methodist Church to open a day care. The day ...
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Thursday, May 19, 2011

Azaleas being removed from Henry Street median

A city work crew is removing mature azaleas from the Henry Street median today in preparation for trees to be planted there, an official said.
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Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010

Local voting very light today

Voting is at a slow trickle in today's runoff elections for two statewide judicial posts and the District 2 school board race.
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