Controversy erupts at service for Bobbi Kristina Brown

...two policemen on motorcycles into the parking lot of St. James United Methodist Church in Alpharetta.Four men dressed in black suits carried the coffin into the church. Media reports say friends and family are to gather at the church later Saturday to...

Bottsford Spring Missionary Baptist Church celebrating 150 years

...Baptist Church, about a mile and a half way, said Deacon George Utley Jr."The blacks worshipped one Sunday and the whites worshipped on the other," he said.The black members wanted their own church, so members of Botsford gave the building to...

Not guilty plea for Charleston church shooting suspect; he wants opposite, lawyer says

...C. - The man accused of gunning down nine parishioners at a black church in Charleston wants to plead guilty to 33 federal charges...which he decried integration and used racial slurs to refer to blacks.Because South Carolina has no state hate-crimes law, federal...

Property Transfers

...Leon Guerrero, Section IV, Lot 18, Block 13, National Hills, $170,000Augusta Georgia Land Bank Authority to Margaret Black, 1250 11th St., Lot 2, Block 18, Standard PlaceJULY 13Bella Maggy LLC to Jovonne D. Stewart, Lot 7, Block A, Gardner...

Augusta back-to-school shoppers head out on sales tax holiday

...George Moore, manager of the store at 3675 Walton Way Extension."Normally this is a big weekend for us, almost on par with Black Friday," Moore said.According to the National Retail Federation, total back-to-school spending for K-12 and college...

SC Republicans seek Planned Parenthood audit

...said it only receives reimbursements for costs of providing tissue donated by women and that it has done nothing wrong.Jenny Black, the president of Planned Parenthood South Atlantic, said South Carolina's anti-abortion legislators are using the videos...

C-SPAN will showcase Augusta history, authors this weekend

...to the city's industrial growth. She will also discuss the Confederate Powderworks.? Learn about Lucy Craft Laney, a black woman who educated generations of students in Georgia, from Christine Miller-Betts, the executive director of the Lucy Craft...

Metro | The Augusta Chronicle

...who have not established ties at the school their children attend. The man accused of gunning down nine parishioners at a black church in Charleston wants to plead guilty to 33 federal charges, but his lawyer said in court Friday that he couldn't advise...

Karin Calloway | The Augusta Chronicle

...chili and soups. Now, I'm ready to head into spring with something lighter. Tuesday, March 2, 2010 Stewed tomatoes, black-eyed peas, corn cakes and macaroni and cheese are Southern favorites. Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010 There are lots of ways...

Confederate flags placed near MLK church

...but instead set neatly on top of it. One was placed on the ground near a bell tower and poster that said: "Black Lives Matter." The slogan has become part of a movement of civil rights supporters who say police treat blacks unfairly.