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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5 years 33 weeks ago

Here's something else. Somebody told me years ago that if you smelled that "coastal" smell around here in the morning, it...

5 years 33 weeks ago

What an image. You made me laugh.



5 years 34 weeks ago
5 years 38 weeks ago

Good morning Bill

I have been following your story about Augusta restaurants for some time and have not seen the Busy Bee...

5 years 45 weeks ago

READER COMMENTS: There were not near enough voting booths and they have had more in my precinct before which would...

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Many black colleges struggling

Although Paine has struggled with its own failures over the past several years, HBCUs across the nation are dealing with some of the same troubles that are threatening their missions and existence.
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