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Friday, Aug 29, 2014

Soldier blamed for Savannah vandalism

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Police have charged a 19-year-old Fort Stewart soldier with two felonies in connection to the March vandalism of a historic park in downtown Savannah.

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014

GRU students studying rap album

Georgia Regents University instructor Adam Diehl’s lecture begins by dissecting a 100-year-old Irish novel and ends analyzing the lyrics of a hip-hop artist from Compton, Calif.

Suspect ransacked home, stole televisions

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for an unidentified suspect accused of stealing three flat-screen televisions and a PlayStation 2 on Thursday from an Augusta home. 

Area to see heightened road patrol this Labor Day

Richmond County Sheriff's Office Lt. Lewis Blanchard clearly outlined the mission for the holiday weekend. "Our goal is to save lives," Blanchard said.

Transit committee has first meeting

Enthusiastic members of the first Augusta Public Transit Citizens' Advisory Committee expressed hopes for the beleaguered service and elected officers at a first full meeting Thursday.

Augusta Warrior Project chosen for national case study

The George W. Bush Institute announced Thursday it has selected the Augusta Warrior Project to participate in a national case study it's conducting to develop a "model of excellence" for assisting ...

Community Expo welcomes cyber newcomers

In its first year running the Community Expo, the Fort Gordon Spouses and Civilians Club rolled out the red carpet for the hundreds of military personnel, civilians and contractors already moving ...

Richard comes up big in Greenbrier win

Wolfpack running back earns The Augusta Chronicle's Player of the Week honors

Cigarette burglar sought by officers

Police are seeking a man who broke into a Gordon Highway gas station Wednesday and stole cigarettes.

Police look for church burglar

Police are seeking a man who stole several items from a Beech Island church on Wednesday.

Facebook meeting turns into gunplay

A Hephzibah teen told police a man she met on Facebook fired several shots at her after he brought her chicken nuggets.

Blasting may be heard in Columbia County

Those who hear explosions in the vicinity of Tubman and Scotts Ferry roads in Columbia County today should be aware contractors are blasting in the area.

Martinez road reopens after gas leak

A small section of Old Petersburg Road at McCormick Road has reopebed after being closed due to a natural gas leak on a main line at that location.

3 charged in attack on disabled SC vet

ROCK HILL, S.C. - Three people have been charged - including the victim's granddaughter - in a home invasion that resulted in the shooting and wounding of a disabled Vietnam veteran.

Baby born in Georgia Wal-Mart

ROSWELL, Ga. - Labor Day came early for a Roswell woman who gave birth inside a Walmart near Atlanta.

Ga. sheriff's captain linked to teen sex

DECATUR, Ga. - Authorities say a veteran sheriff's captain is accused of using a computer to have an inappropriate relationship a 14-year-old boy.

Professor's ban on post-sneeze 'bless you' draws notice

BRUNSWICK, Ga. -- A College of Coastal Georgia professor had warned students he would lower the grades of students who say "Bless you'' after someone sneezes during class, a spokesman for the ...

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014

Man who shot friend gets 8 years in prison

A 20-year-old man who shot his best friend to death while horsing around with a handgun pleaded guilty Wednesday to involuntary manslaughter.

Changes to Municipal building renovations still not finalized

City officials got closer to finalizing plans to change recently completed renovations at Augusta Municipal Building during a tense Wednesday meeting.

Project hits snag over restroom

The Augusta Regional Collaborative Project hit a roadblock this week when a city inspector declared the Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce building unfit for occupancy until a first-floor restroom ...

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