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North Augusta budget gets final approval

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 8:32pm
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North Augusta City Council gave final approval to its 2018 budget Monday night, voting 5-1 on consecutive measures to adopt the budget and raise the property and hospitality tax rates.

Read more Staff Writer Photos James Folker

KIRBY: Safety first on the holiday highways

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 8:16pm
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“Safety First” is “Safety Always.”

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Rants and raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 8:16pm
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McDuffie County man killed in accident

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 7:59pm
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A McDuffie County man died Monday following a single-vehicle accident off White Oak Road.

Read more Correspondent Photos Donna Branch Stillinger

Commission to vote on setting deadline for Regency arena negotiations

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 7:57pm
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An Augusta Commission push to set a deadline for a deal on building an arena at Regency Mall has support although backers of the mall site are unfazed.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Park foundation raising funds to buy Pendleton

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 6:37pm
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The foundation that has helped maintain Pendleton King Park for decades has announced it wants to become the park’s new owner.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Airman’s death at Fort Gordon under investigation

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 4:20pm
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An investigation is ongoing into the recent death of an airman stationed at Fort Gordon.

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U.S. declares NKorea a terror sponsor; new sanctions expected

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 4:17pm
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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump announced Monday the U.S. is putting North Korea’s “murderous regime” on America’s terrorism blacklist, despite questions about Pyongyang’s support for international attacks beyond the assassination of its leader’s half brother in February.

Read more Associated Press Matthew Pennington ZEKE MILLER

Hephzibah man charged in death of motorcycle driver

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 3:32pm
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A Hephzibah man has been arrested in connection with a fatal crash Nov. 10.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Abbigail Lennon

Della Reese, of TV’s “Touched by an Angel,” has died at 86

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 1:50pm
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LOS ANGELES — Della Reese, the actress and gospel-influenced singer who in middle age found her greatest fame as Tess, the wise angel in the long-running television drama “Touched by an Angel,” has died at age 86. Read more

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South Carolina doesn’t have drugs for December execution

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 1:33pm
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COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina can’t carry out its first execution in more than six years because the state doesn’t have the drugs needed for lethal injection, Gov. Henry McMaster said Monday.

Read more Associated Press Photos Meg Kinnard

Two men shot to death in Aiken’s Hahn Village identified

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 12:33pm
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Two men killed in a shooting Sunday have been identified as Logan Michael Novak, 28 and Harry A. Butler, 26, both of Aiken.

Read more Staff Writer Photos James Folker

James Brown Thanksgiving turkey tradition continues

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 10:47am
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A tradition started by Augusta music legend James Brown in 1991 continued Monday with the distribution of about 300 turkeys to residents in need.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

3- 2-1, BAM! Georgia Dome imploded in downtown Atlanta

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 7:58am
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ATLANTA — One of the nation’s largest domed stadiums collapsed Monday into a pile of jagged concrete and a vast cloud of smoke in a scheduled implosion in downtown Atlanta.

Read more Associated Press Photos Jeff Martin

Charles Manson, whose cult slayings horrified world, dies

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 7:54am
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LOS ANGELES — In the summer of 1969, a scruffy ex-convict with a magnetic hold on young women sent some of his disciples into the night to carry out a series of gruesome killings in Los Angeles. In so doing, Charles Manson became the leering face of evil on front pages across America and rewrote the history of an era.

Read more Associated Press Photos John Rogers

North Augusta High School shows off new addition

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 7:55pm
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If a couple of North Augusta High School students wanted to meet up at a particular place in the hallways of the school’s new addition, you might here one say to another, “I’ll see you at the intersection of Watson and Gault.”

Read more Staff Writer Photos James Folker

Glynn Moore: Thanksgiving, children both tiring to grandparents

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 7:54pm
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I don’t know about you, but by the time the weekend rolls around, I’m ready for a nap and not much else.

Read more Columnnist Photos Glynn Moore

Way We Were: Modern jail had its problems

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 7:51pm
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The Richmond County Law Enforcement Center at 401 Walton Way closed its cell doors in 2013, after a troubled quarter century.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

Savannah River Nuclear raises more than $1 million for United Way

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 7:49pm
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The management company for Savannah River Site raised more than $1 million in what it called a successful United Way campaign.

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