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Augusta teen pleads guilty to armed robberies

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 4:28pm
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An 18-year-old Augusta man caught holding up a convenience store pleaded guilty Friday to multiple charges.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Elderly man sentenced to prison for DUI crash that seriously injured woman

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 3:11pm
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An elderly Augusta man who caused a crash while driving intoxicated and on the wrong side of the Gordon Highway was sentenced Friday to five years in prison.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Latest: More than 250,000 without power across the South

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 2:53pm
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ATLANTA — More than a quarter-million electrical customers across the South lack power after a snowstorm and could face a cold night as temperatures plunge.

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Fire that killed elderly Waynesboro couple determined accidental

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 2:36pm
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A house fire that killed an elderly couple on Thursday night was accidental, according to authorities.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Augusta area serial killer’s appeal reduced to single issue

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 2:12pm
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Augusta area serial killer Reinaldo Rivera, who sits on death row, has lost all but one claim on appeal.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Columbia County Sheriff’s Office seeking to identify man in connection to theft at mobile phone store

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 12:30pm
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The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is seeking to identify a man in connection to theft at a local mobile phone store.

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Former Richmond County investigator had been discarding evidence bags in personal vehicles, warrant states

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 12:14pm
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A search warrant for a former Richmond County investigator arrested Wednesday states he was in possession of methamphetamines and had been removing evidence bags from the sheriff’s Narcotics Division and discarding them in his county and personal vehicles.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Utility regulator staff report: Share costs at Plant Vogtle or ditch expansion

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 11:47am
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The troubled expansion of Plant Vogtle is a money loser for ratepayers and should go forward only if Georgia Power’s shareholders bear more of the risks and costs, analysts for the Georgia Public Service Commission will tell the PSC at next week’s public hearings.

Read more Savannah Morning News Photos Mary Landers

Richmond County Sheriff’s Office seeking to identify man wanted for questioning in connection to forgery

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 11:36am
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The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help to identify a man wanted for questioning in connection to a forgery.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Two injured in Aiken shooting

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 11:31am
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A man and woman were taken to an area hospital for “major injuries” after a shooting in Aiken, according to authorities.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Wintry mix possible tonight

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 9:28am
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Winter weather could hit the Augusta area tonight, according to the National Weather Service in Columbia, S.C.

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Arena attorney delivers response to open meetings complaint

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 8:57pm
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The local attorney involved in negotiations to build an arena at Regency Mall has delivered his response to the Georgia Attorney General defending the arena authority’s decision to meet privately with four Augusta commissioners on Nov. 28.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Health issues prompts Augusta woman to ask for financial help this Christmas

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 7:11pm
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Times are hard for this 66-year-old Augusta woman who needs financial help this Christmas.

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Rants and raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 7:07pm
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If you think raising taxes on the middle class to pay for tax cuts on corporations will help the economy, I’ve got a gold-covered penthouse in New York I’ll sell you for a dollar.

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KIRBY: Women and onions, enough to make you cry

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 7:07pm
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Drive slow and enjoy the scenery - drive fast and join the scenery.

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Community Foundation for the CSRA to announce grant recipients

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 6:37pm
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The Community Foundation for the CSRA will award $622,196 to 57 nonprofit organizations in the Augusta area on Friday.

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Blood alcohol results won’t be used in clerk issued search warrant cases

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 6:23pm
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The legal challenge to clerks granting search warrants for involuntary blood draws is over because the prosecutor has decided the blood tests results in those cases will not be used against people accused of driving under the influence.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

3 plead to reduced charges in 2015 homicide

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 5:31pm
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Three Augusta men accused of murder in a homicide case pleaded guilty Thursday to lesser charges.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Savannah River Remediation contract to be extended

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 4:52pm
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The Department of Energy is planning to extend its current contract with Savannah River Remediation for liquid waste cleanup at Savannah River Site for five months as the process of bringing in a new contractor continues.

Read more Staff Writer Photos James Folker

Augusta Elks Club host luncheon to honor World War II veterans in the area

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 3:53pm
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Charles Beason, 98, still remembers the time he spent in the military from his enlistment in the Army in 1940 until the day he retired in October of 1945.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

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