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Pre-k programs get $1.7M infusion from stimulus

ATLANTA - Pre-kindergarten classrooms across the state are getting $1.7 million in federal stimulus money.

10/29/09 - 6:18am

More at stake than TEE center, consultant tells committee

For the second meeting of the Augusta Commission’s TEE center subcommittee, Mayor Deke Copenhaver had a consultant explain that it’s not just construction of a trade, exhibit and event center that’s at stake if commissioners can’t end six months of gridlock. Also at stake is a p...

01/27/10 - 10:45pm

KISS surprises wounded warriors with visit

The renowned rock group visited Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center to show appreciation to veterans and service members.

10/28/09 - 9:13pm

Grand jury refuses to indict accused Miley stalker

SAVANNAH – A Georgia grand jury has refused to indict a 53-year-old Appling man on charges that he attempted to stalk Miley Cyrus as she filmed a movie over the summer near Savannah. The grand jury decided Wed­nesday prosecutors failed to present sufficient evidence to indict Mark McLeod ...

10/28/09 - 6:15pm

Augusta State picked to win Peach Belt Conference

The Augusta State men's basketball team is the preseason favorite to win the Peach Belt Conference, according to a vote of league coaches. The Jaguars, coming off back-to-back Final Four appearances, received 10 of 13 first-place votes for 142 points. Augusta State, which won a school-record 30...

01/07/10 - 2:27pm

Chronicle book club features Kaye Gibbons novel for November

Manic-depression's effect on a family in a rural town is the subject of North Carolina author Kaye Gibbons’ novel Sights Unseen, the second of three novels from Southern female authors to be featured in a book club started by The Augusta Chronicle and the East Central Georgia Regional Libra...

10/28/09 - 2:55pm

Hephzibah woman sentenced to life in ’06 murder of Thomson woman

THOMSON, Ga. – Antonia “Toni” Renee Lowe was sentenced to life in prison this afternoon after being convicted of murder by a jury in McDuffie County Superior Court.

10/28/09 - 3:22pm

Wanted: Your best holiday recipes for cookies and leftovers

The holidays are approaching, and that will mean a lot of kitchen time for the cook of the house. Our food columnist, Karin Calloway, wants to help you get ready, but needs your help, too. For Thanksgiving, we need your best recipes and ideas on what to do with all that leftover turkey. Karin will ...

10/28/09 - 2:32pm

Authorities looking for bank robbery suspect

Officials with North Augusta public safety and Crimestoppers are asking for the public's help in locating a suspect in a North Augusta Wachovia bank robbery that occurred Oct. 8. Sherrod Jarvis Miller was last seen driving a 1993 burgundy Mercury Sable with Michigan tag number BYK1036, accordin...

10/28/09 - 2:31pm

Former marketing executive new LPGA commissioner

NEW YORK – The LPGA Tour picked Michael Whan as its new commissioner, turning to a former marketing executive in golf and hockey equipment to rebuild the tour’s relationships with sponsors. The 44-year-old Whan previously worked for TaylorMade Golf and Wilson Sporting Goods and most recen...

10/28/09 - 2:43pm
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