Augusta man acquitted of most serious charges in GRU police shooting case

Keith James was the one who needed protection the night Georgia Regents University Police Officer Wesley Martin stopped him, his attorney argued to the jury in closing Thursday...

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...the government is attempting to use a new technology to sidestep an old constitutional protection, the Fourth Amendment, which affords citizens protection against unreasonable search and seizure of their persons, effects and homes.We certainly...

Savannah River Site | The Augusta Chronicle

...to provide about 200,000 acres of farmland and forest. Nearly 1,500 families were displaced in the name of freedom and protection from Soviet Communism. The federal government put more than 38,000 people to work by September 1952, toiling...

Sias pushes public safety in animal ordinance revision

...ordinance to include mandatory spay and neuter laws and other protections for animals can't move forward without also addressing...ordinance said Thursday."I think people deserve our rightful protection," Augusta Com mission member Sammie Sias said before Thursday's...

Allendale County train wreck leaked acid

...some diesel fuel."Two crew members were taken to the hospital with injuries, she said.According to the Environmental Protection Agency Web site, hydrochloric acid is used in the production of chlorides, fertilizers, and dyes, in electroplating...

Shades of 'Selma': Georgia still fighting battles for religious liberty

...under President Bill Clinton in the 1990s, enacted federal protections for people who practice their faith in public. Most states...legislature, especially some Democrats, are strongly against such protections. They are bolstered by liberal organizations such as the...

Georgia's Gov. Deal calls for reforms to schools, probation, child welfare

ATLANTA - Schools, probation and child-welfare protections would all undergo procedural changes under a plan Gov. Nathan Deal outlined Wednesday for legislators.The Republican governor...

Legal protection

Law-abiding citizens absolutely have the God-given right to defend themselves.

CSX train derails near Allendale, S.C., spills unidentified chemicals

...Tonya Bonitatibus, said Tuesday afternoon in a statement. "The EPA is on site and has contacted Georgia Environmental Protection Division to alert downstream drinking water intakes. "The spill took place close to lower Three Runs Creek and we are extremely...

Augusta Mall loses Coach store

...Body Central shuttered stores at the mall.Both companies are in financial distress and have closed all retail stores. Wet Seal has since filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, a move Body Central is also said to be considering.