The Way We Were: Police

Believe it or not, we have very little information on this photo. It was taken by a Chronicle photographer in August 1978 on 15th Street just down from the Butt Memorial Bridge.

Few citations issued under "slowpoke" law

Richmond County sheriff's Lt. Ramone Lamkin said law enforcement agencies aren't cracking down on it like they do other traffic offenses, such as following too closely and failure to maintain lane.

2 shoplifting arrests made at mall Macy's

Two people tried to leave Macy's at Augusta Mall with more than $770 worth of apparel stuffed into pants and a purse Saturday, Richmond County sheriff's deputies say.

Teacher arrests stun Burke County High School

In less than 10 months, three Burke County High School teachers have been arrested on charges ranging from theft to aggravated child molestation to electronically furnishing obscene material to ...

Obama to visit South Carolina on Friday

WASHINGTON - Presi­dent Obama will visit South Carolina this week in his first visit to the state since being elected to the White House. U.S. Rep.

Faith-based conference takes on premarital sex

In an effort to help young people understand the physical and emotional consequences of premarital sex, Yannik McKie is hosting his fourth annual Let's Talk About Sex Conference on Friday to ...

Pardon our mess: Richmond Hill Road

A repair patch installed to fix a sinking portion of Richmond Hill Road is crumbling, which residents say is causing drivers to abruptly slow down into the sharp downhill turn and possibly ...

Leon Ellison's 1994 death remains a mystery

It has been 21 years, but former Richmond County Investigator Kenneth Boose still remembers the slaying of Leon Ellison.

Jimmie Johnson pulls away for another Atlanta Sprint Cup win

HAMPTON, Ga. - Jimmie Johnson pulled away after the final restart with 13 laps to go Sunday, winning the Folds of Honor Quik Trip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Police make arrest after Hephzibah homicide

A man was arrested after a homicide on Rheney Road in Hephzibah early Sunday, officials said.

Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015

Cosby delivers comedy with no drama

Bill Cosby's performance in Augusta on Saturday night went on without interruption, with only one person protesting outside.

Legislators won't back Davis' power play

A local bill that would change Augusta's charter that consolidated the city and county in 1995 requires three House members and all three senators who represent areas of Augusta to move forward. 

Spending in Hyde Park project questioned

The city is unable to account for nearly a quarter-million dollars on the troubled Hyde Park relocation project, based on invoices it provided to The Augusta Chronicle.

Young Harris shocks Georgia Regents

C.J. Wilson scored 27 points Saturday night as No. 4 seed Young Harris shocked East Division co-champ Georgia Regents, 83-76, in the Peach Belt Conference Tournament quarterfinals at Christenberry ...

Man stabbed during fight with sister

A 26-year-old man was hospitalized Saturday after he was stabbed while slapping his sister, officials said.

1 killed, 1 hurt at Waynesboro bar and grill

One man was killed and another injured in a shooting and stabbing at a Waynesboro bar and grill late Friday, officials said.

Michaux: Woods won't catch Nicklaus

Tiger Woods is not going to catch Jack Nicklaus on the major scorecard.

Predators win Upper State title

Fox Creek's historic run continued Saturday by beating Calhoun County 64-57 to win the Class A Upper State title in Greenville, S.C.

Friday, Feb. 27, 2015

Jaguars set to face Young Harris in Peach Belt Tournament opener

Georgia Regents opens Peach Belt Conference Tournament quarterfinal play at 7 tonight when it plays host to Young Harris at Christenberry Fieldhouse.

Library asks for public's help identifying historic photos

A snapshot of nearly all Columbia County's history - its fields of golden wheat, pastures of crimson clover and crops of valuable tobacco - can be seen in more than 150 photographs donated to the ...
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