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Local History | The Augusta Chronicle

...intersection of Columbia Road and Louisville Road was called Lucky's Corner after the family who ran the country store and gas station. It was later called Maddox Corner after the new owners. ... Don't Miss Databases: Search public records...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/subjects/local-history
Rants & Raves

...trust more than Hillary Clinton: Mexican tap water, Michael Jackson's doctor, an Obama nuclear deal with Iran, gas station sushi, a Jimmy Carter economic plan, a Brian Williams news report and prayers for peace from Al Sharpton. RON CROSS...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-28/rants-raves
Ga. pipeline practices changed over time

...said."If you have an additional supply that wasn't there before and there's a competitive choice and options for gas stations or whatever it may be, that should have a positive impact on prices," said Fore, vice president for public affairs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-20/ga-pipeline-practices-change
One injured in shooting at gas station

...a shooting Friday afternoon at an Augusta convenience store.At about 4 p.m., deputies responded to the AM/PM gas station on Gordon Highway and Highland Avenue and found one victim who had sustained a gunshot wound. The person was transported...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-17/one-injured-shooting-g
Gas station employee robbed at knifepoint

An Augusta man is accused of armed robbery after deputies say he held a gas station employee at knifepoint Monday.Cole Dean Willard, 20, of Chavous Drive, has been charged with felony armed robbery and possession...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-13/gas-station-employee-r
Police investigating shooting of eight fan club members

...victims to lie face down on the ground and shot seven in the head. An eighth man was shot but tried to escape, reached a gas station and was later taken to a nearby hospital where he died.Detective Arlindo Jose Negrao ruled out a fight between rival...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-04-19/police-investigatin-shooting-eigh
State tuition increases tough on students

He already works 23 hours a week as a gas station clerk while juggling a full load of courses at Georgia Regents University.A scholarship covers most of Lamar Clark's education...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-04-18/state-tuition-increases-t
US retail sales heat up in March; has big thaw arrived?

...percent in March, but it has jumped 7.7 percent over the past 12 months. Spending declined at electronics stores and gas stations last month, potentially signaling that cheaper prices at the pump are not causing people to drive more miles.Another...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-14/us-retail-sales-heat-march
Train derails in Edgefield County, causing residents to leave houses

...later, a police car came by and an officer notified people that they should leave their houses.Webb went to a nearby gas station, took shelter from drizzling rain under the roof over the gas pumps and waited. The few hotels in the area are full...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-10/train-derails-edgefield-coun
Need a change of pace?

...lights; no trains or buses; blooms and blossoms everywhere; one fast-food burger place; one pizza place; five gas stations; lots of old stuff including attitudes and customs; pond and lakes; antiques homes with porches and big yards; ubiquitous...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-04-09/need-change-pace