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North Augusta City Council approves Hammond's Ferry ordinance

...revised general development plan for Ham mond's Ferry and offered public authorization for...favor of the revised plan for the Hammond's Ferry development, which had changed in...future residential development in Hammond's Ferry, specifically in the Phase D portion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-03/north-augusta-city-council-ap
Church's Chicken on Peach Orchard Road robbed of safe

...restaurant was robbed early Monday.When employees arrived at Church's Chicken on Peach Orchard Road about 8 a.m., a safe that had...found on the floor, according to a Richmond County Sheriff's Office incident report.A store manager said $700 was in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-04/augusta-fast-food-chai
Use of batboys, batgirls suspended after 9-year-old's death during Kansas tournament

...game Saturday. The honors will include having the boy's initials on the scoreboard marquee and fundraisers for...also is wearing wristbands and T-shirts with Kaiser's initials.Kaiser's father, Chad Carlile, said his son was competitive but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-03/use-batboys-batgirls-sus
Augusta VA: More patients, provider turnover increase wait times

Administrators at Augusta's Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical...months.Dr. Mark Green, the Augusta VA's acting deputy chief of staff, said during...primary-care patients at the hospital's uptown location and its community-based...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-03/augusta-va-more-patients-pro
Rants & Raves

...where we all should know based on Iran's history that they have no intention of keeping...RANT TO ALL you bicyclists who think it's a good idea to ride your bike on a major...incident of vehicle vs. bicycle rider(s) on South Carolina Highway 125. Hey, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-04/rants-raves
Hear, hear, Norman Lear!

Norman Lear's recent claim that he's a "total social conservative" may have grabbed the headlines...concur completely with Mr. Lear, but we'd argue that the country's survival may depend on a renewal of civics. How can an ethnically...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-08-03/hear-hear-norman-lear
Intruders unsuccessfully attempt to break into C&M Curb Market store through roof

...M Curb Market, in the 600 block of East Boundary Street, by removing a corner of the building's roof, according to a Richmond County Sheriff's Office incident report.Deputies found tools on the roof, and shingles and felt paper had been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-04/intruders-unsuccessful
GreenJackets win wild one against Legends

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Dylan Davis hit two of Augusta's five home runs and drove in five runs and the GreenJackets pounded out 22 hits in a wild 16-14 victory over the Lexington Legends...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-03/greenjackets-win-wild-on
Judge denies man's motion for new trial in kidnapping attempt case

A Richmond County Superior Court jury convicted Leonard Sapp, 45, in July 2013. Judge J. David Roper sentenced Sapp to life in prison.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-04/kidnappers-motion-new-
Law enforcement meet with church officials in area's second safety briefing

...This time, the Richmond County Sheriff's Office and the North Augusta Department of...from A to Z," Richmond County sheriff's Capt. Bill Probus said.The meeting, which...with surveillance cameras.Probus said it's never too late to form a plan. It's better...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-03/law-enforcement-meet-c