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School chief Kathy Cox announces visit to Augusta

Georgia State Superintendent of Schools Kathy Cox will visit Augusta next month to observe Project ExPreSS, a new initiative by the Georgia Department of Education. Project ExPreSS (Exam Preparation in Science and Social Studies) is an intensive two week summer intervention for students who failed ...

05/15/09 - 5:42pm

MCG plans new research building

Medical College of Georgia’s research funding has escalated but its lab space has not, which is why the school should seek to add another research building, MCG School of Medicine Dean D. Douglas Miller said....

05/15/09 - 6:45pm

Bomb threat clears GDOT headquarters

ATLANTA - Officials say hundreds of employees of the Georgia Department of Transportation headquarters in Atlanta have been evacuated after a bomb threat.

05/15/09 - 4:01pm

Augustans weigh impact of the rise and fall of city's 1st black mayor

This month marks the 25th anniversary of one of Augusta's pivotal political moments -- the resignation of Ed McIntrye, its first black mayor, following a federal bribery conviction. On Sunday, The Chronicle presents an exclusive look at the rise and fall of one of its most powerful politicians....

01/19/10 - 10:47pm

They're making music this weekend at Augusta nightspots

There's a diverse entertainment lineup this weekend at Augusta area nightclubs. For the country set, Eric Lee Beddingfield performs Friday night and fiddling singer Natalie Stovall on Saturday at the Country Club, 2834 Washington Road. Mr. Beddingfield and his country rock band have a large fo...

05/15/09 - 4:58pm

Harlem man, girlfriend charged in March armed robbery

A Columbia County grand jury charged a Harlem man and his Grovetown girlfriend in connection to a March armed robbery. Christopher Grier, of the 700 block of Knox Road in Harlem, was charged with criminal attempt to commit armed robbery, aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during the commis...

05/15/09 - 3:19pm

Grand jury charges Martinez man with making explosives

A Columbia County grand jury charged a Martinez man injured in a small blast at his home in January with making the explosive devices. Chad Wells, 38, of the 300 block of Salley Drive, was charged with manufacturing explosive devices, according to court documents released today. Federal and local ...

05/15/09 - 3:15pm

Part of Columbia Nitrogen Road will close this weekend

Crews will close part of Columbia Nitrogen Drive at the CSX Railroad crossing today until Monday while they make repairs, according to a Richmond County Engineering Department press release. Vehicles may use Foster Lane to Lovers Lane as a detour....

05/15/09 - 6:44pm

Ready for the weekend?

The weekend is here and there’s a wealth of entertainment options in Augusta and Aiken. Here’s a sampling: TODAY Mike Epps (Next Day Air, Next Friday) performs at 7:30 p.m. at Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St. Tickets cost $26.50 to $36.50. See 05/15/09 - 5:27pm

MCG resident faces drug charge

A Medical College of Georgia resident was arrested on drug charges Thursday after police said he was suspected of writing multiple prescriptions for himself using the names of his wife and her mother. Anthonie Wesly Lopez, 34, of the 1000 block of Alexander Drive, is charged with three counts of un...

05/15/09 - 2:51pm

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