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Man receives lifetime ban from Dillard’s in Augusta Mall

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 5:48pm

A Davisboro, Ga., man received a lifetime ban from Dillard’s after attempting to shoplift clothes last weekend from the Augusta Mall.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Two Greenbrier High students named Georgia Scholars

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 5:40pm

The Georgia Department of Education announced Monday that 183 graduating seniors from schools across the state have been recognized as 2017 Georgia Scholars.

Read more Staff Writer Doug Stutsman

I-20 buckles in Atlanta

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 1:56pm



Augusta man convicted of 1976 murder up for parole again

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 11:42am

An Augusta man who participated in a crime spree 40 years ago that left several people dead, including an 11-year-old boy, is being considered for release on parole again.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

SC prison riot injures 3 officers

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 7:03am

KERSHAW, S.C. — Officers have regained control of a prison dormitory at Kershaw Correctional Institution after inmates took control and injured three officers.

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ATV accident kills Wilkes child, 11

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 5:52am

The Georgia State Patrol is investigating an ATV accident that killed a Briarwood Academy sixth-grader Easter Sunday afternoon.

Read more Correspondent Photos Donna Stillinger

The Way We Were: The Savannah River

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 7:47pm

The river is the reason.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

Glynn Moore: 53 years ago, I was too young to meet the new Mustang

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 6:56pm

Today, April 17, was a famous day back in 1964. Ford introduced a new class of car, the pony car, so-called because that car was the Mustang, and it sold for a base price of $2,368.

Read more Columnist Photos Glynn Moore

Barnwell native moving ahead in entertainment career

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 6:00pm

A Barnwell native’s dream of becoming an actress is starting to come to fruition.

Read more The People-Sentinel Photos Jonathan Vickery

Rants and raves

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 5:58pm

Comments from readers:

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Pardon Our Mess: Stormwater runoff

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 5:58pm

WHAT: Stormwater runoff lies near an enlarged culvert at a construction site. Sediments from construction sites are supposed to be kept from running into streams and rivers, according to South Carolina Department of Transportation regulations. Regulations also require weekly inspections to ensure water standards compliance. According to SCDOT, discolored water does not necessarily mean the controlled sediments are found in the outflow.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

Murder mystery: Irvin’s 2011 death remains unsolved

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 5:57pm

It’s been more than five years, but the 2011 slaying of Ronald Irvin remains a mystery to Richmond County law enforcement.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Second person arrested in Easter morning shooting

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 2:48pm

A second person was arrested Sunday evening in the shooting death of a man in Aiken County, the sheriff’s office said this morning.

Read more Photos Staff Reports

Langford Middle celebrates military children by wearing purple

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 1:40pm

For Vicki Reese, there was only one way to describe what took place Thursday at Langford Middle School.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Georgia Southern, Armstrong State prepare for consolidation

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 11:34pm

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Georgia Southern University President Jaimie Hebert has been fielding questions about the impending consolidation of the school with Armstrong State University. Read more

Associated Press

Cyber training center to be combination of many things

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 11:25pm

The new $50 million Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center will be a combination of many things, a public building that encourages interaction on the lower floors and a secure building on higher floors that offers privacy for agencies and companies that need it, the building’s project manager and state officials said. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Personal care home owners or employees rarely face criminal charges

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 11:13pm

Many of the most vulnerable Georgians live in hundreds of personal care homes in Georgia, but no state law specifically provides them protection. Read more

Staff Writer Sandy Hodson

Oversight often lacking for personal care homes for elderly, disabled

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 11:11pm

Editor’s Note: During the past year, The Augusta Chronicle began investigating personal care homes in Richmond County after learning of the death of a 60-year-old veteran. Gregory Lauderdale died 14 months after leaving a VA mental health ward to move into a personal care home. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Aiken County names two new principals for 2017-18 school year

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 11:01pm

Aiken County school district has announced two new principals for the upcoming school year. Read more

Photos Staff Reports

Kirby: Our teacher who wrote to poets

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 10:57pm
Columnists News

Sometimes no one’s left to tell the story. Read more

Staff Writer Bill Kirby