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Coming Sunday: Dream 16 reveals top prep football players

The Augusta Chronicle will unveil its Dream 16 in Sunday's editions. Don't miss this fun and informative look at the top high school football players in our coverage area....

08/14/09 - 4:03pm

Sylvia Cooper's column returns to the Chronicle on Sunday

A gun belonging to the director of the state parole office is now in the hands of a criminal.

08/14/09 - 5:52pm

Columbia County police ask public's help to identify thief

Columbia County authorities are asking for help identifying a man they say used stolen credit cards at two Martinez retail stores. Police say the man spent $833.62 on Aug. 3 at the Wal-Mart on Bobby Jones Expressway and Walgreen’s on Bobby Jones Expressway at Washington Road using credit cards...

08/14/09 - 3:05pm

Rabid fox bites Aiken County woman

An Aiken County woman was bitten by a rabid fox that she thought was dead, according to the the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control.

08/14/09 - 4:16pm

Driver identified in fatal wreck

Authorities have identified the driver in a Tuesday fatal accident on Richmond Hill Road. Nathaniel Thomas, 26, of the 1700 block of Essie McIntyre Boulevard, was driving the blue Chevrolet Impala when he lost control and hit a tree at about 4 p.m., according to Richmond County Sheriff’s Lt. S...

08/14/09 - 7:28pm

Graniteville fire department to receive grant money

The Graniteville Volunteer Fire Department has been awarded $72,373 in federal grant money for operations and safety equipment costs. The award, offered through the 2008 Assistance to Firefighter Grant Program sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security, was announced today in a release by U.S...

08/14/09 - 12:45pm

Augusta trash rates to increase

Augusta's trash rate will be going up by $9.50 this year, a 3.2 percent increase to be reflected in residents' tax bills, officials confirmed today. Mark Johnson, the director of Richmond County Solid Waste, which oversees the garbage collection contract, said today that the decision to go ...

08/14/09 - 7:01pm

Woods in control again

Just like that, Tiger Woods has solid control of the PGA Championship.

08/14/09 - 7:11pm

Police search for man in morning shooting

Richmond County investigators are searching for a man wanted in a shooting in the 1500 block of Gordon Highway early today. The man is believed to have been driving a distinct pickup truck while the shooting occurred....

08/14/09 - 11:52am
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