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Augusta Wakes Up to Another Dead Body in the Streets

Eugene Jones

An Augusta man was found shot to death on Second Avenue early Saturday, the third such death here in just 15 days. None of the cases has yielded an arrest. Eugene Brown Jr., 23 (pictured at top), was found in the roadway at 3 a.m. Saturday on the 1900 block of Second Avenue, according ...

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When ‘The Lady Chablis’ Visited an Aiken Jail…

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Midnight In The Garden Of Good And Evil,  Lady Chablis
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The Lady Chablis, the transgender performer featured in the 1994 best-seller Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, died Thursday in Savannah. The Lady Chablis was 59. Jail Report Publisher Greg Rickabaugh witnessed her appearance in March 1999 in an Aiken courtroom and wrote this article for The Augusta Chronicle: AIKEN – The ...

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Missing Aiken Woman Was Last Seen with Violent Ex-Boyfriend


Authorities have launched a public search for a missing Aiken woman last seen with her estranged boyfriend, a man described as an armed and dangerous criminal with a $500 reward on his head for missing court. Brittany Nichole Winburn, 19, was actually reported missing on Aug. 24 by family members who said she ...

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Teen, 17, Arrested in Robbery Outside Augusta Church


An Augusta teenager was arrested Wednesday night in the attempted robbery of an elderly man outside a church on Labor Day, authorities said. The public helped identify 17-year-old Dwayne Holden as the suspect seen in the Monday morning video. The disturbing video was broadcast to the public for two days, ...

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Suspicious Death: Augusta Woman’s Body Found on Porch


An Augusta woman’s body was found on her front porch Wednesday morning and her death is being investigated as suspicious, authorities said. April Mims, 37, was found dead early Wednesday on her porch at 2542C Milledgeville Road in Augusta, Coroner Mark Bowen said in a press release. She was officially ...

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North Augusta Man Caught Looking Up Dresses – Again!

Chauncey Hampton, 32, of North Augusta, Molesting adults & children

A North Augusta man was tackled to the ground by an officer Monday after he was caught looking up the skirt of a young woman in the aisles of Publix, police said. Chauncey Hampton, 32, of 1011 Skyview Drive, North Augusta, was charged with “molesting adults and children,” which is ...

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