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Southern rockers Lynyrd Skynyrd set for November 12 concert at James Brown Arena

Legendary Southern rock act Lynyrd Skynyrd will perform Thursday, Nov. 12 at the James Brown Arena., 601 Seventh St. The band, best known for Southern boogie hits including Freebird and Sweet Home Alabama, released its first album, pronounced leh-nerd skinnerd, in 1973. In 1977, a plane carrying th...

09/11/09 - 5:39pm

Prep football coverage tonight

It's another action-packed Friday night of football, and The Augusta Chronicle has plenty of coverage planned for online and print. Check out our Web site for live score updates, plus: Video Lakeside at Greenbrier Aquinas at Westside ARC at Josey Mi...

09/11/09 - 3:47pm

From Aiken's Makin' to Cole Bros. Circus, entertainment options abound this weekend

The entertainment season kicks into high gear this weekend, with a variety of family-friendly events in Aiken and Augusta. For everything going on, see our events database. Here's a sampling: Today Cocky and Hairy Dog join the University of Geo...

01/11/10 - 5:04pm

Arrest warrants issued in Graniteville convenience store robbery

Arrest warrants have been issued for a Graniteville man wanted in a robbery of an Aiken County convenience store Sunday morning. The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office will charge Richard Brown, 29, of 40 A Hard Street, armed robbery and assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature in the ho...

09/11/09 - 1:29pm

Augustans share their remembrances of 911

911 memorial at Augusta Commons draw about 100 people today.

09/11/09 - 2:03pm

Five nominated for Richmond County's top teacher award

Five teachers have been selected finalists for Richmond County Teacher of the Year. The finalists for the 2010 award are: Steve Galvin, John S. Davidson Fine Arts School; Lori Hoover, Hephzibah High School; Jami Lavender, Hephzibah Elementary School; Alissa Stramenga, CT Walker Magnet School; and D...

01/15/10 - 1:42am

Body found near Boat House identified

Investigators have identified the woman whose body was found today near Boat House.

09/11/09 - 6:43pm

Aiken charity walk Saturday for Golden Harvest

Golden Harvest Food Bank will sponsor a Hunger Awareness Walk on Saturday in observance of Hunger Action Month. The walk will start at 8 a.m. at the Aiken County Public Library, 314 Chesterfield St., S.W. Registration starts at 7 a.m. The registration fee is $15. Proceeds from the walk will benefi...

09/11/09 - 7:44am

Pace of Ga. layoffs slows in August

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that 69,869 laid-off workers filed first-time claims for state unemployment insurance benefits in August, an increase of 18.2 percent from August of 2008. According to a news release, the last time the over-the-year increase in initial ...

09/11/09 - 7:41am

Police seek public's help to catch August shooting suspect

Richmond County authorities are asking today for the public’s help in catching a man who alledgedly shot two people at the Augusta Super Inn last month. Frederick Lee Singletary Jr., 29, is charged with two counts of aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime ...

09/11/09 - 7:32am
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