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SRNL tests radiation detection equipment, trains law enforcement

6 hours 51 min ago
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Scientists at Savannah River National Laboratory used unique resources available at Savannah River Site to conduct tests of nuclear detection systems and train law enforcement officers from five states with live radioactive materials. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

Helping out at the park

6 hours 52 min ago
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Staff Photographer Photos Michael Holahan

Rants and raves

6 hours 54 min ago

Some Richmond County deputies armed with new technique to end chases

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 11:25pm
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Several Richmond County sheriff’s deputies are now trained with a new method for stopping fleeing suspects. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center is already attracting attention to Augusta, officials say

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 11:19pm
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Before a shovelful of dirt is turned on the project, the Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center is attracting industry attention to Augusta and is sparking talk of future collaborations that will transcend traditional boundaries and lead to new and innovative training opportunities, officials said. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Surgeons at Children’s Hospital reshape boy’s head

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 11:18pm
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From the moment he was born, Ebony Hicks thought there was something different about her son, Anthony. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Plant Vogtle could use new fuel when MOX is complete

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 10:47pm
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Two major nuclear construction projects in the area are separated only by a river, wooded distance of about 13 miles, and by bureaucratic and materials science issues. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

Former Augusta mayor says he’s not eying return to post

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 10:47pm
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He has the public’s ear for three hours a day, five days a week, but does former Augusta Mayor Deke Copenhaver plan to seek another term? Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

City Ink: More on city payroll join $100,000 club

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 10:18pm
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Ten more Augusta employees and elected officials became members of the $100,000 or more salary club this year, bringing the total membership to 40. Read more

Columnist Sylvia Cooper

Kirby: A president sees our flaws

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 9:15pm
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Our differences are policies; our agreements, principles. Read more

Staff Writer Bill Kirby

UPDATE: People reported missing in Aiken County found

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 4:05pm
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The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help finding two missing people.

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Aiken County crash proves fatal

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 10:39am
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A two-vehicle collision killed an Aiken County firefighter Saturday morning.

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Another man’s treasures

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 12:43am

Budget for Georgia teacher pay increases

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 11:34pm
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ATLANTA — Georgia teachers and other state employees would get a two percent salary increase while staff overseeing child welfare cases will see a 19 percent raise under the Georgia House’s budget proposal approved Friday. Read more

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Mom of toddler who died in hot car still believes death was accidental

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 11:31pm
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ATLANTA — The ex-wife of a 36-year-old Georgia man convicted of murder for leaving their toddler son to suffer an agonizing death inside a hot SUV said she still believes “it was an accident.” Read more

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Some just don’t learn the lesson

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 11:28pm
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I found a dime on the floor. I saw it because I had fallen out of my chair after opening an email from my alma mater asking me to help pay the student debt of its current crop of underachievers. Read more

Staff Writer Bill Kirby

Cell phones, repair kit, stolen from home

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 10:53pm
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An Augusta man called police Thursday to report the theft of cell phones and other electronics from his home. Read more

From Staff Reports

Jeep, firearms stolen from Augusta home

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 10:50pm
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Richmond County deputies responded to a report of weapons and a vehicle being stolen from an Augusta home. Read more

From Staff Reports

Lottery tickets reported stolen from convenience store

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 10:50pm
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The owner of a gas station on Wrightsboro Road contacted Richmond County law enforcement Thursday to report the theft of lottery tickets. Read more

From Staff Reports

Documents shed light on why North Augusta official quit

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 8:25pm
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Scott Sterling, North Augusta’s former director of planning and development, resigned after City Administrator Todd Glover began firing him with a memo to Mayor Lark Jones, according to documents from Sterling’s personnel file obtained by The Augusta Chronicle. Read more

Editor Photos James Folker

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