Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014

Nationals clinch NL East title on Braves' turf

ATLANTA - The Washington Nationals are again champions of the NL East, wrapping up their second division title in three years.

Warrenton officer placed on leave following profanity-laced post

A Warrenton police officer is on administrative leave after he made a profanity-laced post on his personal Facebook page.

South Augusta to get Wal-Mart grocery

A Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market is under development at the corner of Tobacco and Windsor Spring roads.

Utility to be out of touch during phone switch

Jefferson Energy Cooperative will convert to a new phone system on Thursday between 5 p.m. and midnight, disabling regularly listed numbers.

Administrator hire gets OK

Augusta commissioners voted 7-2 Tuesday to proceed with hiring administrator candidate Janice Allen Jackson effective Jan. 1

Man sought in break-ins

Cameron Rogers, 39, of Plantation Road, is wanted on seven counts of entering an automobile and three counts of burglary in the second degree, according to a statement from the sheriff's office.

More than 14 million survived cancer

There are now more than 14 million cancer survivors in the U.S. and new treatments mean many more could be joining them.

Suspect in fatal home invasion pleads guilty

Kelvin Johnson, 29, will spend the rest of his life in prison with no chance for parole after pleading guilty to killing 69-year-old Martha Greene in 2009.

Three Richmond County schools make Reward School list

Three Richmond County elementary schools made the cut for the Georgia 2014 list of Reward Schools.

'Do not swim' order remains in effect for river

A "do not swim" order for the Savannah River will remain in effect while officials await lab results of an oily substance found Sunday.

Civil War Symposium returns in November

Area residents will have a chance to relive the intricacies of life during national conflict when the fourth annual Civil War Symposium returns this November.

Paine president resigns

George C. Bradley resigned as president of the embattled Paine College as the institution continues efforts to maintain its accreditation after years of fiscal instability.

Barrow to hold annual military academy day

The event, which lasts from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Georgia Regents University's Maxwell Performing Arts Center, is for high school students and graduates interested in applying to a military ...

Georgia bucks trend on drug deaths

While nationally the rate has been increasing, Georgia has actually been heading in the opposite direction.

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014

Augusta Hazmat team responds to 'odor' in Wrens

The Augusta Fire Department's Hazmat team was called Monday evening to Jefferson County due to reports of a strong odor outside a residence. 

Evans, Lakeside is Game of the Week

It’s still early in the season, but the winner would position itself as the area’s playoff threat from the region. The meeting is The Chronicle’s Game of the Week.

Columbia County school officials make appointments

Administrative appointments have resulted in changes in leadership at two Evans schools.

Victim beaten, robbed of $9,600

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for two unknown suspects accused of robbing and beating an Augusta man at his residence.

Cross Creek shows off new ROTC building

The Richmond County Board of Education Building Committee toured Cross Creek High School's new Junior ROTC building.

Hearing for church murder suspect rescheduled

The arraignment for Daniel Nelson Robinson will be Sept. 22, pending another date change. He had been scheduled to appear in court in Duvall County, Fla. 

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