Johnny Edwards

  • Children: daughter, age 9
  • Location: Augusta, GA
  • Education: University of Georgia, A.B.J., Telecommunications Arts, class of 1996
  • Profession: Journalist

About Me

Started at the The Chronicle as a night police reporter in 2000, after moving to Augusta from Lynchburg, Va. The following year, joined the Special Projects team. In 2003, covered the invasion of Iraq as an embedded reporter with the Augusta-based 319th Transportation Company. Served as the Society of Professional Journalists' Georgia Sunshine Chair from 2007 to 2009. After Sylvia Cooper retired in 2008, spent a little over a year as the newspaper's city government reporter, writing The City Core both as a weekend print column and as an online blog. This year, joined the newly-formed Public Service team.

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5 years 6 weeks ago

Dr. Scott,

Thanks for addressing your concerns. Please understand that I consider the issue with your signs a minor oversight, a...

5 years 6 weeks ago

On the open records issue, you are 100 percent correct, jbsills. Here is the brick wall I run into. I can - and already did - say that I...

5 years 6 weeks ago

That's a tough one to call, pointcove. It's true other cities haven't gotten the bang for their buck they were expecting out...

5 years 7 weeks ago
How shall I put this KingJames ... I'm not at liberty to discuss an ongoing investigation. There's a much bigger picture to all...
5 years 7 weeks ago
I agree with much of what you just said, KingJames. I would love to be able to get through reporting on meetings without ever having to...
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