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Old Evans Road to close for River Watch Parkway construction

A Martinez road will temporarily close this weekend for construction associated with the extension of River Watch Parkway.Old Evans Road...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-20/old-evans-road-close-riverwa
State officials try to calm River Watch extension concerns

...rain last weekend caused floodwater to rise above the foundation of Old Petersburg Road homes, said Lori Greenhill, a Martinez resident who has launched an awareness effort to advocate for homeowners affected by the $35.5 million expansion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-21/state-officials-try-calm-rive
Martinez father charged with child molestation after son re-enacts movie sex scene with dog

Police said a Martinez father was charged with child molestation after a YouTube video showed him instructing his son to re-create a movie sex scene...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-14/martinez-father-charge
Woman imprisoned for ramming car into Dollar General

A Martinez woman was sentenced to prison Wednesday after admitting she drove her car into a Dollar General store last spring.Roshana Lequisha...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-18/woman-imprisoned-rammi
Martinez home heavily damaged in afternoon fire

A Martinez home was heavily damaged by fire Friday afternoon, Columbia County fire officials said.Firefighters were called to 406 Padrick...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-27/martinez-home-heavily-
Local collectors start 'picking' business

...that stretches into the hundreds.The 68-year-old Vietnam veteran bought the 7-inch blade used in World War II at a Martinez yard sale three years ago for $30, after negotiating its previous owner down $20.Today, he estimates it's worth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-26/local-collectors-start-pickin
Harris leads in District 7 fundraising race

...included $1,000 donations from J. Ben Deal, Jim Hull and the Builders Political Action Committee of the CSRA, a Martinez construction PAC that also gave $1,000 to Frantom.However, Harris' listed contributions in the report were $1...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2015-03-12/harris-leads-d
Toe-sucking suspect arrested again

...approached them at the Kroger grocery store and gas station on 2801 Washington Road asking about their feet.On March 7, a Martinez woman, 37, reported Leaphart approached her while she was sitting in her car at the gas pumps and asked for directions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-19/toe-sucking-suspect-ar
What Is It?

...car is a 1956-1957 Lincoln Continental Mark II. I thought I had a good story to tell when I saw a 1954 Mercury in a Martinez parking lot today but my chances of seeing one of these rare Lincolns are slim indeed."Joe Bert said a convertible...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-04-09/what-it
Ticket purchased at gas station on Peach Orchard Road

A Martinez woman recently won $1.25 million on a Cash Bonanza instant ticket purchased at a Richmond County gas station.Susan Jones claimed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-18/ticket-purchased-gas-station