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Public help sought in weekend slaying

The public is asked for help in the weekend slaying of Eugene Brown.

09/13/16 - 8:22pm

2 area companies facing OSHA fines

Two years after a run-in with the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the HP Pelzer auto parts plant in Thomson is again facing penalties for workplace safety violations. And so is its former staffing agency, Augusta-based Sizemore Inc.

09/12/16 - 11:46pm

Augusta mayor fights new ordinance policy

Augusta's mayor and commission are at odds again over a policy, approved in June, that requires a commission vote for the city law office to draft code amendments or new ordinances.

09/13/16 - 12:51pm

Two females sought in cigarette theft

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office asked for public assistance Monday in identifying two suspects who are sought on fraud charges.

09/12/16 - 6:39pm

Paine appeal could turn on longterm outlook

Because Paine was to be removed solely for financial reasons, it can present new evidence of financial viability, and it did.

09/13/16 - 12:45am

Supreme Court rules in favor of guardian, personal care home owners in will contest

In an opinion released Monday, the Georgia Supreme Court ruled a mentally ill, disabled veteran knew what he was doing when he left more than half a million dollars to his custodian and the owners of the personal care home where he lived.

09/12/16 - 6:33pm

Property tax bills mailed Tuesday

Property owners who pay by Oct. 3 get a 1 percent discount on school and local government taxes, according to Tax Commissioner Steven Kendrick.

09/12/16 - 6:30pm

Convenience store clerks charged in commercial gambling sting operation

According to Georgia law, giving gambling machine players a cash payout is illegal.

09/12/16 - 6:25pm

Washington County-Evans unique matchup is Game of the Week

An upstart Evans team faces another difficult task when the Knights play host to Washington County on Friday night in The Augusta Chronicle's Game of the Week.

09/12/16 - 6:22pm

Police looking for couple in birth control theft

According to the Columbia County Sheriff's Office, the couple picked up morning after contraception at the Grovetown Walmart Aug. 31 and then went to the hardware section where they picked up a box cutter.

09/12/16 - 6:21pm
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