Kitchens move outside with winter fire pits, rings, tables

Gas-operated fire pits, fire rings and fire-pit tables are emerging as modern-day substitutes for campfires.Flipping a switch to ignite the flames is a whole lot easier than kindling a stack of firewood. Safer, too."The outdoor living...

Faith Calendar

...guests include Mayor Hardie Davis, former Mayor Deke Copenhaver, Augusta Commission members, Sheriff Richard Roundtree, Fire Chief Chris James, Richmond County Superintendent of Schools Angela Pringle, City Administrator Janice Allen Jackson and Solicitor...

Hundreds searching for missing 4-year-old autistic child on South Carolina coast

...New York.Morrison and Jayden's father, Andre Morrison, pleaded for help in finding their son."The more (police and fire officials) claim that he isn't in the waters around here, the more other worries seep in," Andre Morrison told WPDE-TV...

Upcoming Calendar

...speaker; guests include Mayor Hardie Davis, former Mayor Deke Copenhaver, county commissioners, Sheriff Richard Roundtree, Fire Chief Chris James, Richmond County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Angela Pringle, new city administrator Janice Jackson and...

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...

Empty Stocking Fund: Single mother struggling after house fire

WHO'S IN NEEDA now-single mother with young children is challenged with raising her kids and recovering from a fire at her residence."We lost everything we had," she writes. "I cry, but really just want to see a smile on my babies' faces...

Grovetown's Tiara Ramey named volleyball player of the year

...sophomore at Grovetown, and summer camps during that year helped shape her as a mature player on the court. She was thrown into the fire against more experienced competition, and she turned a corner for her final two seasons."I didn't know how long it would...

Protests follow another police shooting

...questioned two men, one pointed a gun at him. The officer fired three shots. One hit the gunman. A violent protest broke out. Two officers were injured, police cars were damaged and fire was set at a QuikTrip store. Four people were arrested.

Couple escapes morning fire uninjured

An Evans man tried to control a fire that damaged his home Friday morning...up with smoke.He ran inside and used fire extinguishers to fight the blaze, which...suspects the fuse box was the source of the fire. Columbia County Fire rescue Batt. Chief...