North Augusta conference to inform churches about active shooter situations

...official or pastor. To register, call (803) 279-1493 or e-mail hammondgrovewpm@gmail.com. To register online, visit http://goo.gl/forms/UdBptmT6io, print out the form, have it signed by a church official and take the form to the conference...

Microsoft debuts Windows 10: Why it's being given away free

...in waves, to ensure things go smoothly, but it hasn't said how long that will take. Details on how to upgrade are here: http://bit.ly/1eNCySl .Retailers such as Best Buy, Staples and Wal-Mart should have some desktops and laptops with Windows...

Help | The Augusta Chronicle

...of ethics here. (pdf format) Useful links E-Edition: http://chronicle.augusta.com/echronicle Obituaries: http://chronicle.augusta.com/obits Crime Map: http://chronicle.augusta.com/data/crimemap Databases...

Submissions sought for breast cancer awareness

...Survival portrait series to celebrate October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. You can submit your information online at: http://chronicle.augusta.com/survivors.Or you can send your name, contact information and basic details of your diagnosis...

Ga. man who shot robber: 'I just did what I had to do'

...attempted to rob a southwest Georgia gas station with a gun is hospitalized after a customer shot him twice.WALB-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1StIKvt ) Don Rogers was breaking a $20 bill at the Turner County gas station Friday when he saw someone holding...

Gun pointed at Ga. deputies before shooting, GBI says

...connected to another crime.A spokeswoman for the Georgia Bureau of Investigation told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (http://on-ajc.com/1UOtPjz ) that at least one person in the car pointed a gun at the deputies. The deputies fired their...

Girl found, kidnap suspect charged

...the girl's mother they planned to walk to a local store. Cherokee County Sheriff's Lt. Michael Grier tells the Atlanta Journal-Constitution (http://on-ajc.com/1TxfhTO) that Bell will be charged with one count of kidnapping

Savannah sets heat restriction for horse-drawn carriages

...temperature of 99 degrees.Bridget Lidy, director of Savannah's Tourism Management and Ambassadorship department, tells the Savannah Morning News (http://bit.ly/1fxZ4iV ) that the policy was reviewed after last year's heat wave.

Police, lawmaker decry cellphone case shaped like handgun

...it's a real weapon.He called the gun-shaped case a "disaster waiting to happen."Amazon.com told The New York Times (http://nyti.ms/1HNDxwO ) on Tuesday that the item is no longer listed on its site.The case can also be used with a Russian...

Bass Pro Shops' 'mothership' in Missouri is massive, impressive

...over the 2013-14. However, the total archery harvest of 64,695 deer was 15.14 percent lower than the previous season.To view the complete harvest figures, visit http://www.georgiawildlife.com/node/3335.