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

...quail yearly on the private, 8,000-acre plantation for owners to hunt.They placed dozens of baited, steel traps on the...hawks and owls.There is no evidence that the plantation's owners were involved, the release said.

Cynthia Taylor: Remember that work is holy

...We are on holy ground in our work as teachers, lawyers, volunteers, doctors, parents, secretaries, students, business owners, construction workers and every other vocation God has given us."Today we affirm before God and one another that our work...

Millage rates not complete picture of tax burden

...taxpayers who argued that they weren't getting anything new in return for the annual increase, amounting to $122.50 for the owner of a $200,000 home.After Mayor Deke Copenhaver broke a 5-5 tie to pass the 1.75-mill increase, the countywide rate...

Colleagues receive front page as going-away present

...I noticed a going-away front page hanging on the wall. It was from a newspaper he worked at more than 30 years ago.The owner of the page explained to me ? image by image, story by story ? about his rookie mistakes that his former colleagues had...

Local History | The Augusta Chronicle

...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 data Things to Do: Events calendar

Downtown Safety | The Augusta Chronicle

...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 First Friday festivities were...

V. Banks Bowling Jr.

...Jr., 73, loving husband of 56 years to Lorraine Bowling. Mr. Bowling was an avid golfer and he loved sports. He was the owner of Wheel and Deal Tires. He was a loving father and grandfather. Family members in addition to his wife include daughters...

Rants & Raves

Comments from readers: US PROPERTY OWNERS GOT screwed again! Why does it always have to be us who are penalized when the city looks for ways to generate more money? It's...

Animal treatment shameful

...be ashamed to permit the abandonment of such a large number of pets. They have been bred, raised and trained to serve their owners, who in turn are obliged to assure their well-being and humane treatment.The Augusta Chronicle on Aug. 24 again pointed...

T.J. Yates stakes claim to Falcons backup QB job

...domestic violence, including six weeks for a first offense and at least a year for a second.In a letter sent to all 32 team owners Thursday and obtained by The Associated Press, Goodell never mentions Rice by name but makes clear references to the Baltimore...