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Monday, Sept. 15, 2014

Heavy traffic expected near Vogtle

The operator of Plant Vogtle has warned that heavy traffic is possible on roads near the facility as additional workers perform a scheduled refueling outage.

Small earthquake reported in Evans

The 2.2-magnitude earthquake was reported about 10 miles northwest of Evans about 3:30 a.m.

Evans-Lakeside is Game of the Week

This year's Evans-Lakeside game is the Game of the Week.

2 shot early Monday morning

Two men who said they were walking through a subdivision early this morning were shot and deputies are looking for three men in a silver Pontiac Grand Prix who left the scene.

Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014

Unsolved Cases: Hopson's 1976 death

Nearly four decades have come and gone, yet the death of Nancy Hopson remains one of two unsolved Richmond County homicides from the 1970s.

Guns, jewelry stolen from pawn shop

Deputies say an Augusta pawn shop fell victim to burglars this weekend, losing at least two handguns and six long guns along with jewelry.

2 accused of robbing man at gunpoint

A man and a teen were arrested Saturday, accused of robbing a 35-year-old Augusta man at gunpoint.

Jazz concert raises more scholarship funds

With rain clouds looming overhead, the second annual Ann N. Johnson UNCF Jazz Festival kicked off Sunday without so much as a hiccup.

Heroic effort lands man in hospital

Ian Buckley went into the Savannah River to help a woman whose kayak had sunk. He never imagined that he'd find himself battling necrotizing fasciitis.

DaVitte slaying suspect still in Florida

A month after the slaying of 55-year-old Bill DaVitte, suspect Daniel Nelson Robinson, 21, remains in a Jacksonville, Fla., detention facility.

'Do not swim' order issued for Savannah River

Officials issued a "do not swim" order for the Savannah River after an oily substance was found in its waters Sunday.

Horschel caps amazing run with FedEx Cup

ATLANTA - Billy Horschel capped off the best three weeks of his career by winning the FedEx Cup and a $10 million bonus.

Chain saw cuts Greg Norman

ATLANTA - Greg Norman is recovering from a chain saw accident that nearly cost him his left hand, but not his sense of humor.

Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014

Pardon Our Mess: Sign for June Florida Georgia Line concert

A shuttle pickup sign for the Florida Georgia Line concert - which took place June 13 - remains stapled to a telephone pole near the campus of Georgia Regents University.

$3,500 in valuables stolen from Augusta home

Deputies say an Augusta woman lost more than $3,500 in valuables during a break-in late Friday.

Grading the Gamecocks

South Carolina makes passing grades against UGA

Grading the Bulldogs

Georgia gets poor grades against the Gamecocks.

Paine home opener generates buzz

After five decades Paine College football returned to Augusta on Saturday and Lions fans couldn't be more excited.

South Carolina upsets Georgia

COLUMBIA — Fighting for its season, South Carolina rolled up almost 450 yards of offense and made a key defensive stand late to upset No. 6 Georgia, 38-35.

Domestic violence complexities highlighted

Since 2005 in Aiken, Columbia and Richmond counties, 30 women and 12 men have been killed by domestic violence, according to data from The Augusta Chronicle’s crime database. 

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Former commissioner's case remains under review

While former Augusta commissioner Donnie Smith's statements to Georgia State Patrol investigators likely can't be used against him, the state Office of the Inspector General continues to conduct ...
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