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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7 years 6 weeks ago

Tom, you're right.

 I kept rembering the game being in daylight because my strongest memory was the Perez home run in the...

8 years 19 weeks ago

What time?

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8 years 25 weeks ago

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8 years 25 weeks ago

the health thing is important.

I worked for a man 20 years ago who sold his suburban Atlanta newspaper to the New York Times Co...

8 years 25 weeks ago

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