Martin Luther King Jr.'s sister-in-law punched in the face during attempted carjacking

...Martin Luther King Jr. was punched in the face during an attempted carjacking outside her retirement home in southwest Atlanta.Local news media report that 83-year-old Naomi King was attacked Friday when she didn't comply with a robber's demand for...

Local History | The Augusta Chronicle

...By Rob Pavey | Wednesday, April 17, 2013 By Rob Pavey | Saturday, April 13, 2013 September 11 - 10 Years Later Local History NORTH AUGUSTA -- On Sunday, in front of around 100 people, the Carrsville community was honored by the state...

Rain halts Saturday Parkinson fundraiser

Heavy morning rain dampened plans for Saturday morning's Moving Day fundraising walk for the local Parkinson Foundation at the Wilson Family Y on Wheeler Road.Event organizers said they are working on plans for a substitute...

SPLOST 7 | The Augusta Chronicle

...the second attempt to secure voter support for the SPLOST 7 package. Short for Special Purpose, Local Option Sales Tax, the program begins when local government leaders develop a list of projects that need funding and submit a referendum on the proposal...

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Augusta Youth Development Campus | The Augusta Chronicle

...hours and ... ATLANTA ? Even before Gov. Nathan Deal signs a comprehensive juvenile-justice bill into law this week in Dalton, state and local governments have begun putting the pieces into place. Don't Miss

Veterans Affairs Hospitals | The Augusta Chronicle

...Freedom Way, Augusta, (706) 733-0188. The program, called the Veterans Economic Communities Initiative, brings together local and national partners to provide better networks and tools for veterans, service members and military ... In the 10 months...

Downtown Safety | The Augusta Chronicle

...erupted after First Friday, and at least 12 people were arrested and charged with disorderly conduct. In 2006, a committee of local leaders and business owners met to address the issue of crowds continuing to loiter until the early morning hours after...

Daniel Field | The Augusta Chronicle

...with two balconies for large crowds, events and a lounge area for pilots. The terminal renovation was on the special purpose local option sales tax VI ballot and broke ground in January 2010. The project cost $1.7 million. The steep increase in private...

James Brown | The Augusta Chronicle

...of controversy. He had various financial problems and a few arrests and charges for domestic violence and drug possession. Local honors to the legendary musician include the renaming of the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center to James Brown Arena in...