Owner vows to rebuild Marshall Square

Owners of the burned resort in Evans said rebuilding is part of their future plans.
By Jenna Martin

Missionaries getting special 60th anniversary celebration

The Dream Foundation, a national organization that grants wishes for adults with life-threatening illnesses, is sending John and Frances Manning to Detroit for a special anniversary party.
By Lisa Kaylor

Augusta stormwater fee vote fails 5-3

Two abstentions kept Mayor Hardie Davis from casting a tie breaking vote Tuesday on a decision to implement a stormwater utility fee on Augusta consumers in January.
By Susan McCord

Board should release other GRU finalists, attorney says

Because the university system did not disclose the other finalists it is violating the law, according to the attorney for The Augusta Chronicle and the Georgia Press Association.
By Tom Corwin

SRS contractor adds staff to emergency program

Savannah River Site's liquid waste contractor nearly tripled the number of staff for its emergency drill program following an evaluation that revealed numerous shortfalls.
By Meg Mirshak

Augusta Tech Economic Development helps train workforce

Augusta Tech's Economic Development office works behind the scenes daily to elevate the area's global profile through feeding local manufacturers and health care providers with qualified workers and filling in gaps emerging between generations.
By Wesley Brown

Council modifies parking for Hammond's Ferry

The amendments require additional parking for homes with more than two bedrooms, and require garages be placed in the rear of homes built on front-loaded lots.
By Mike Rosier

Noise complaints decrease after fireworks OK'd

Complaints of noisy Independence Day celebrations and neighborhood fireworks displays decreased by more than 17 percent in Augusta this year, after Georgia legalized the sale and use of consumer explosives until 2 a.m. on the Fourth of July.
By Wesley Brown

Stormwater issue rises again

A divided Augusta Commission will again take up implementing a stormwater utility fee at its Tuesday regular meeting.
By Susan McCord

Man unearths history of Bath paper, textile mill

A smokestack and rusty water tower rise above piles of rubble where John Jones has spent years using a backhoe to excavate brick tunnels, aqueducts, walls and other remnants of Bath Mill, a paper plant dating to the mid-19th century that was converted into a successful textile plant.
By Meg Mirshak

Rants & Raves

I feel no shame or guilt because of slavery.

Where You Live: Hot day, cool fans

Augusta GreenJackets outfielder greets fans before Tuesday's doubleheader against the Kannapolis Intimidators.
By Jon-Michael Sullivan
Karin Calloway

Peanut Butter Cupcakes will satisfy your craving for sweets

These cupcakes are moist and dense and, although they’re made from scratch, fairly quick and easy to prepare.
Bill Kirby

Travelers send in bookmark postcards

I’m always happy to bring you the latest in postcard innovation, and this summer it is this: Bookmark postcards.

Moore: Flags try to say too much without our help

Our state flags are as offensive as any banner ever made because we can't figure out what they mean.
By Glynn Moore

Victim identified in Aiken County car crash

The investigation continues into the death of a 41-year-old Aiken man believed killed early Tuesday in a single-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 1.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Civil War commission defends flag, answers call for investigation

ATLANTA - A leader of Georgia's Civil War Commission has drawn a line in the sand over the recently renewed debate about Confederate war emblems.
By Greg Bluestein

SC Senate votes to take down Confederate flag

COLUMBIA - The South Carolina Senate voted Monday to pull the Con­federate flag off the Capitol grounds, clearing the way for a historic measure that could remove the banner more than five decades after it was first flown above the Statehouse to protest integration.
By Jeffrey Collins
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