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Man robbed while changing flat tire

An 18-year-old Augusta man was robbed at gunpoint while changing a flat tire on his vehicle near the intersection of Peach Orchard and Byrd roads this morning....

09/19/09 - 5:36pm

Attack on reservist could spur new hate crime law

ATLANTA – The case of a black female Army reservist who police say was beaten by a white man in front of her 7-year-old daughter could renew the call for a hate crime law in Georgia. The state is one of five without a hate crime law on the books after the Georgia Supreme Court in 2004 struck d...

09/19/09 - 8:14pm

Summit addresses high dropout rate

Kayla McDougald knows first-hand how important today's summit on dropout prevention could be. Ms. McDougald, 18, dropped out of the Richmond County school system last year after becoming pregnant. She’s now taking evening classes and was part of a youth panel at the One/Third summit di...

01/18/10 - 11:03pm

Guy nominated for Pro Football HOF

CANTON, Ohio – Jerry Rice and Emmitt Smith headline the preliminary list of modern-era nominees for induction next year in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The list released Saturday includes 131 players, coaches and contributors. Former Thomson standout Ray Guy, a punter, is also on the list. ...

09/19/09 - 3:38pm

Braves not on Comcast tonight

Tonight's Atlanta Braves game against Philadelphia will not be shown on Comcast. The 7 p.m. game is being shown on the Peachtree TV network. Comcast is showing college football instead, and has run a banner at the bottom of Braves telecasts this week alerting viewers. The game can be seen on K...

09/19/09 - 8:11pm

Chronicle offers update about H1N1 virus and vaccine

The H1N1 flu seemed to come out of nowhere when it appeared in two California children last April, but new studies trace its connections to the 1918 Spanish flu -- one of the deadliest of the modern era. While such a lethal pedigree might at first appear ominous, there are positive signs this health...

09/19/09 - 3:25pm

Chronicle offers update about H1N1 virus and vaccine

The H1N1 flu seemed to come out of nowhere when it appeared in two California children last April, but new studies trace its connections to the 1918 Spanish flu -- one of the deadliest of the modern era. While such a lethal pedigree might at first appear ominous, there are positive signs this health...

09/19/09 - 3:25pm

Sheriff Strength released today from hospital

Richmond County Sheriff Ronnie Strength has been released from the hospital, his wife said this afternoon. “He’s feeling a lot better now,” Patti Strength said. Sheriff Strength was taken to University Hospital after he fainted during a speaking engagement at Montclair subdivision i...

09/19/09 - 2:50pm

Murder suspect turns himself in

A second suspect in an Aiken homicide has turned himself in. An Aiken Department of Public Safety dispatcher said that Jeremy Holloway turned himself in to authorities at about 2 p.m. today. Jeremy Holloway was wanted in the fatal shooting of Donald McCalla on Abbeville Avenue in Aiken on Sept. 8....

09/19/09 - 6:14pm

ARTS IN HEART REMINDER: Songwriter competition and concert upcoming

The finalists of The Augusta Chronicle Singer-Songwriter Competition perform at 5 p.m. on the Global Stage of the Arts in the Heart of Augusta. Later, at 9 p.m., Shawn Mullins and Patrick Blanchard headline a concert on the Global Stage at the Augusta Common....

09/19/09 - 2:31pm
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