10 structure fires in Harrisburg since August

...of recent structure fires is drawing concern. According to Augusta Fire Department spokeswoman...houses have suffered fire damage since August...seven weeks.Two home fires, on March 29 and...Neal Brown, the fire department's lead...Citizens want the fires to stop but witnesses...

Three crew members injured in pit road fire at Richmond

...members were taken to a hospital after a fire broke out on pit road Friday night during...in Brendan Gaughan's pit, where the fire erupted, and one was in Eric McClure's...reported.According to the newspaper, the fire erupted as Gaughan's car was being fueled...

The Way We Were: The Bon Air Hotel

...The original Bon Air that offered a sweeping view of Augusta was built in 1889. The current structure was erected after a 1921 fire.The Bon Air first gained notice for bringing Northern tourists to town. They were only too happy to relax in Augusta's warmer...

Jackson mayoral candidates differ on growth

...in moving the town forward."It's my first (election) and I'm feeling very hopeful," Meier henry said. "Even if I don't win, maybe it will light a fire under the current leadership to get more aggressive about some change."

Daniel Field | The Augusta Chronicle

...completed in February of 2012, the last renovation was in the 1970s. Prior to renovation the building was not up to code for fire safety or security. The terminal now boasts an elevator and finished second floor, which is empty but available for office...

Augusta Public Transit | The Augusta Chronicle

...Augusta Public Transit a hot topic among area residents. A scam where hotel cards were used to obtain free travel only fueled the fire. Many area residents are concerned about paying to subsidize a service that loses $1.8 million a year, while others...

Augusta's lead arson investigator to retire Friday

...more than four decades with the Augusta Fire Department, Brown is set to retire April...his 43-year tenure as a firefighter, fire marshal and lead arson investigator...great man who's given so much to our fire department. We absolutely wish him the...

Sprint Cup race postponed until Sunday

...Childress Racing says crew member Josh Wittman was released from the hospital Saturday, a night after he was injured in a pit-road fire during the Xfinity Series race at Richmond International Raceway.Wittman is the gas man for RCR driver Brendan Gaughan.Three...

Augusta, Aiken boast different benefits for water park

...submit 11 copies of a detailed site plan and a $1,500 nonrefundable fee for the planning, engineering, utilities, traffic, fire, landscaping, health and soil and conversation departments to review.Proposals require stormwater management and soil erosion...

Merle Temple's novel filled with familiar political characters

...You're going to lose your job. Your boss has contracts with the state and those will stop, and we'll get your boss to fire you. Police have given us old records of your drunk driving and domestic disturbances from 20 years ago.' ... Oh yeah...