MAY 5, 1963Augusta detectives have placed five charges against each of five juveniles in connection with four recent break-ins and a hubcap stealing episode.
Oct. 22, 1974Richmond County Commissioner Edward M. McIntyre decided Monday to give citizens an extra seven days to submit suggestions for a new landfill site after about 100 persons showed up at an afternoon hearing to protest all seven sites under consideration.
JULY 16, 1984Augusta police were searching for an escapee from the Augusta Youth Development Center who stole his sister's car Sunday while she visited Augusta.
June 8, 1990It took Grace Smoak a long time to get a college degree. For years, she thought she couldn't. Then she thought she could. Sunday, she proved she could.
BACK IN TIME FEB. 3, 1953 Sylvester Seymour was sentenced to die in the electric chair at Tattnall prison for the rifle slaying of Thomas Broome, a 61-year-old watchman, just two days before Christmas. The guilty verdict in what has been called "The Yuletide Murder Case" did not contain a recommendation of mercy. It was returned last night by a Richmond County Superior Court jury after 15 minutes of deliberation. After hearing the verdict, Judge F. Frederick Kennedy set the electrocution date. VEHICLE DONATION
OCT. 5, 1972Dr. Justine W. Washington, a Paine College professor, qualified yesterday to seek the Fourth Ward seat on the Richmond County Board of Education, making a two-way race out of three of the four seats to be filled during the November election.
BACK IN TIME Feb. 16, 1912 The Committee of 25 met last night in the Chamber of Commerce offices and by unanimous vote agreed to submit to the people, along with the proposed charter, the recall provision, and if the people want the recall, they can incorporate it in their vote for the new form of government. The committee was brought together to consider the recall, because so many people are asking for it. (For a look at history through the pages of The Augusta Chronicle, subscribe to augustaarchives.com.) TAX HELP
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