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

First of all, KingJames, I'm not worried about Ms. Johnson not letting me do my job. I'll be shocked if this proposal gets any...

5 years 7 weeks ago

I'll take you up on that race, Scott. The same goes for the next time the Augusta Mall wants to boot us from the property.

5 years 7 weeks ago

I'm with you, blues550, in hoping we can get to a point where no one gives a hoot about race, but I can assure you this has not been...

5 years 9 weeks ago

Thanks, Taylor, for saving me some re-explaining. And I think I'm being generous by spotting the whole city a theoretical 25 percent...

5 years 9 weeks ago

Taylor, I'm going off memory here from a conversation I had with Lynn Bailey about this a few weeks ago. No, blank ballots don't...

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Allen has hometown swearing-in

U.S. Rep. Rick Allen returned home to Augusta on Thursday for a ceremonial swearing-in, a platform he used to update his top priorities for his first term in Congress.
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