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Aitken forgoes campaign forum

District 1 commission candidate Matt Aitken was a no-show for two candidate forums tonight – one at Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Harrisburg, another at Eastview Community Center in East Augusta.

11/16/09 - 10:26pm

Historic Augusta honors preservation projects

Historic Augusta Inc. honored seven outstanding historic preservation projects tonight and was also the recipient of two statewide honors bestowed by the Georgia Historical Society....

11/16/09 - 10:26pm

Teacher collapse reported without delay, official says

Augusta Technical College president Terry Elam said today he had determined from student interviews that there was no delayed response to a teacher who collapsed in class six weeks ago. Mr. Elam spoke with students today who witnessed the collapse of GED teacher Paul Whitehead on Oct. 6 at an off-c...

11/16/09 - 6:36pm

Panel suggests charter review

A grand jury subcommittee has recommended that Augusta take a close look at its consolidation charter and, if warranted, let voters decide if the city government needs an overhaul.

01/20/10 - 10:00pm

No charges in traffic accident that killed noted gardener

Chatrice Evans will not be charged in the death of Bill Adams, said North Augusta Public Safety’s Lt. Tim Pearson. “There was no evidence of any criminal wrongdoing on the part of Ms. Evans,” he said today. Mr. Adams, 72, a noted master gardener in the Augusta area, died Nov. 8 afte...

11/16/09 - 5:58pm

Aiken Tech in middle of state travel costs

COLUMBIA -- Aiken Technical College is showing some thriftiness in the state when it comes to travel costs. The school ranked in the middle -- 55th in expenditures, including in-state, out-of-state and contract-employee travel -- out of 110 state agencies and schools listed in a report from the com...

11/16/09 - 5:45pm

Meteor shower is returning

Debris from centuries ago will create a light show 60 miles overhead early Tuesday as the Leonids meteor shower makes its annual return. Viewing will be aided by the lack of moonlight but could be hampered by clouds.

11/16/09 - 5:40pm

Book club meets at 6:30 tonight

You can talk about the Kaye Gibbons novel Sights Unseen in a meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Friedman Branch Library, 1447 Jackson Road. The novel was a featured title in a book club sponsored by The Augusta Chronicle and the East Central Georgia Regional Library System. An open discussion about the n...

11/16/09 - 5:33pm

No delay found in response to Augusta Tech teacher's collapse

Augusta Technical College President Terry Elam said today he had determined from student interviews that there was no delayed response to a teacher who collapsed in class six weeks ago.

08/29/11 - 9:23pm

Barrett calls on Obama to make national security top priority

AIKEN – U.S. Rep. Gresham Barrett said national security needs to be at the top of the Obama administration’s priorities. The congressman and former Army captain spoke to the Aiken Republican Club at its monthly meeting about national security, health care reform and what will re-energize...

11/16/09 - 4:17pm
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