Rants & Raves

...we don't have to be concerned with regulating drunk drivers, hammers, baseball bats, malpractice by medical personnel, child abuse and elder abuse. I JUST WANT to say if you are not a black person, you can't make comments or truly understand the...

Flags are offensive only for their complexity

...could draw it from memory.It endured from 1956 to 2001, when it was transformed into some gargoyle of cloth that no school child with a box of crayons could reproduce. Remember? It was a field of blue (obviously, I am relying on the Internet's memory...

Important steps at SRS make the world safer

...that, among other lessons, you make it to your destination by taking one step at a time. IT'S A VERY SIMPLE concept for children, but it pays dividends in our adult world, too. We learn that taking one step after another is the building block that leads...

Gov. Nikki Haley says church shooting will forever change her outlook

...funeral program home to tell her two children about the victims, she said."These...we have a responsibility to show our children, because hate is not born. Hate is...she plans to visit schools to talk to children about the "Emanuel nine" and why the...

Islamic center holds community Ramadan meal

...came to the open house when the Islamic Com mu nity Center opened in 2013, and she loves the atmosphere. As chaplain in the Children's Hospital of Georgia, she works with Muslim doctors and appreciated the chance to learn more about their faith.

Columbia County Crime | The Augusta Chronicle

...interdiction. Columbia County authorities charged a Martinez couple with murder Friday in the death of the woman's 5½-month-old child, two days after he was found lifeless by emergency crews. Charges are pending against Kenneth Temple, 38, who was living...

Patty Ginsburg

...husband Jack to whom she was married for sixty years, her three children; Deborah, Robert and Gershon, and five grandchildren. She...an innovative cook and an active member of the Congregation Children Of Israel in Augusta, GA. In lieu of flowers please make...

Peggy Williams

...Interment will follow in the church cemetery. One of nine children born to the late Emma Manning Davis and the late Joe Thomas...Broadus Davis and Bennett Davis. Survivors include her three children, Janice W. Snider (Algie), Paul D. Williams, and Wayne...

Baby taken to hospital after fall into Martinez pool

An 11-month-old child has been taken to the hospital by emergency medical personnel after falling in a swimming pool on Morehead Drive in Martinez, Columbia County dispatch confirmed.The baby's condition was not known by dispatch.

Margaret Walker

...Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be at Mt. Olive Memorial Garden. Survivors are her husband, Sammie Walker, Jr.; children, Delores Delores (Rudolph) Lewis, Christine (Vincente) Welsh, Barbara Ann Walker Johnson, Victoria Walker, Sammie...