Bill Kirby

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The Augusta Chronicle | Columnist / Online News Director

  • Relationship Status: Married
  • Children: son Charles
  • Location: Augusta
  • Education: BA Journalism, Ohio State University
  • Profession: journalism
  • Birthday: April 15

About Me

Bill Kirby lives in Martinez with his wife Carla and their West Highland terriers, Lil' Bow Wow ("Buddy") and Snoop Dog. He has held a number of Chronicle newsroom positions, writes a three-times-a-week column, and presents weekly YouTube videos on local history called "Kirby's Augusta." From 1998 until 2001 he was editor and publisher of The Columbia County News-Times. Over a 40-year newspaper career he has won more than 100 state, regional and national awards for reporting, editing, column writing, editorial writing, sports writing, business writing, investigative reporting, layout and design.

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2 years 16 weeks ago

You are right! I transposed the answer key incorrectly. My apologies.

4 years 34 weeks ago

You are correct about the date. The Web site says next Saturday. Thanks for alerting us.

4 years 37 weeks ago

Ty Cobb author Don Rhodes shared this account from Lueker (I originally mispelled) in The Augusta Chronicle on May 19, 1912:


4 years 48 weeks ago

Thanks for tip. A photographer went out there, but didn't find anyone. We also called Butler High, which is nearby, to see if it was...

4 years 50 weeks ago

When I came to work this morning, it appeared downtown might have the lightest snowfall of all. Sidewalks on Broad Street are clear. Not...

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