3 men sentenced for killing protected hawks, owls in Jasper County

...of probation, 25 hours of community service and a one-year ban on trapping. Martin was fined $1,000 for leading the operation, and the other two were fined $500 each, said Assistant U.S. Attorney Rhett DeHart, who prosecuted the case.The three...

Anglers' license to lie isn't a popular concept anymore

...19.The events are in memory of Spc. Thomas Caughman of Lexington, S.C., who was killed in 2004 while serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom when his Humvee was struck by rocket-propelled grenades and small-arms fire in Baghdad.Applications are...

Millage rates not complete picture of tax burden

...Copenhaver broke a 5-5 tie to pass the 1.75-mill increase, the countywide rate to be charged for consolidated government operations is 9.792 mills.Even with the increase, only a handful of Georgia county governments ? including Glynn, Hall, Columbia...

ISIS crisis seems lost on this president

...much less the term "war on terror." His administration dropped that phrase years ago in favor of "overseas contingency operations."How's that working out?Words do matter. They are the offspring of one's thinking.Only last January, the president...

Augusta Convention Center | The Augusta Chronicle

...while marketing officials prefer TEE Center because it connects to Augusta's golfing heritage. Controversies over future operations subsidies, an alleged vote-buying scheme involving future jobs at the parking facility and concerns over the need for...

Another broken law

...widely assumed the president broke a law that he himself signed.The first members of Congress weren't informed of the operation until May 31 ? the day of the transfer.In what could have been a five-second segment on The People's Court, the nonpartisan...

Blasting may be heard in Columbia County

Those who hear explosions in the vicinity of Tubman and Scotts Ferry roads in Columbia County today should be aware contractors are blasting in the area, according to Pam Tucker, director of Columbia County's Emergency & Operations Division.

Augusta area to see heightened road patrol this Labor Day

...departments of public safety launched the "Hands Across the Border" campaign Thursday evening in the Augusta area. The operation began at 6 p.m. at The Foundation Club on Azalea Drive."We're really looking forward to partnering with South Carolina...

Change is in the air at Georgia Southern

...and was promoted to defensive coordinator under Fritz. BIGGER FOUNDATION: Georgia Southern has expanded Paulson Stadium to seat 25,000 and the school has a new football operations building that completed construction in this summer.

Coliseum Authority | The Augusta Chronicle

...Monday, April 12, 2010 Coliseum Authority The Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority was established to manage the operation and maintenance of the James Brown Arena and Bell Auditorium, Augusta's premier entertainment venues. Beset by...