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Georgia Theatre owner offers a tour, makes an appeal to fans

ATHENS, Ga. -- The Georgia Theatre's owner says he needs to raise $1.5 million to rebuild the historic structure badly damaged in a June fire. Rebuilding the famed downtown Athens music venue will cost a little more than $3 million, Wilmot Greene said Thursday after opening up the club's gu...

10/30/09 - 5:58am

Appling man pleads guilty, sentenced in Miley Cyrus case

Mark McLeod also ordered to get mental evaluation.

10/30/09 - 3:43pm

Teixeira, Matsui provide lift

NEW YORK – Mark Teixeira and Hideki Matsui shook the New York Yankees from their lumber slumber and sent the World Series to Philadelphia all tied up. Teixeira and Matsui hit solo homers off familiar foe Pedro Martinez, backing a sharp performance by A.J. Burnett and giving the Yankees a 3-1 v...

10/29/09 - 11:43pm

Pizza Hut employee robbed

A Pizza Hut employee had a night deposit bag stolen from her at gunpoint early Thursday morning at the restaurant at 2519 Tobacco Road. According to a Richmond County sheriff’s report, a man ran up to the employee as she was trying to enter her vehicle. The robber pointed a black semi-automa...

10/29/09 - 11:13pm

Local activist rips government officials at meeting

Woody Merry makes case for a "shadow government" at town hall meeting.

10/29/09 - 11:09pm

H1N1Flu shots could be coming soon to Augusta area clinics

Shots against the novel influenza A H1N1 virus could soon be available in health departments in the Augusta area. Shipments of the injectable form of the vaccine should be coming in the next couple of days, said Melba McNorrill, child health and immunization coordinator for the East Central Health ...

10/29/09 - 9:20pm

Hazel to play in Dec. 19 game

North Augusta wide receiver Matt Hazel was named to the South Carolina roster for the 73rd annual Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas on Thursday. The game, which features the top seniors from South Carolina and North Carolina, is scheduled for Dec. 19 at Gibbs Stadium on the Wofford College campus in Spa...

10/29/09 - 6:53pm

USC Aiken sixth; Augusta State 12th

For the second time in three years, Clayton State was selected as the preseason favorite in a poll of Peach Belt Conference women's basketball coaches released today. USC Aiken was picked to finish sixth, while Augusta State was picked to finish 12th in the 13-team league. Clayton State receiv...

01/07/10 - 3:26pm

Environmental groups appeal Vogtle permit

A consortium of environmental groups filed an appeal today challenging the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s issuance in August of an early site permit for the planned addition of two new reactors at Georgia Power Company’s Plant Vogtle. The appeal was filed today by Emory University S...

10/29/09 - 6:53pm

Activist plans meeting today

Community activist Woody Merry has a meeting on community issues planned for 6:30 p.m. today at Fort Discovery, off Reynolds Street in Augusta. Mr. Merry plans to outline a number of initiatives and discuss the city's issues. Keep reading augustachronicle.com for updates...

10/29/09 - 3:31pm
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