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  1. How can I submit a letter to the editor?

  2. How can I submit a letter for the Rants and Raves section?

  3. How can I get a copy of an article or photo?

  4. How can I get permission to reprint an article in my publication?

  5. Where can I find personals, horoscopes or cartoons online?

  6. Where is your online archive?

  7. Where can I find the Neighbors sections on your Web site?

  8. How can I find or place an obituary?

  9. Where can I find engagement, wedding, birth, or legal announcements?

  10. Can I e-mail The Augusta Chronicle a birth, marriage, or engagement announcement?

  11. How can I contact a staff member from The Augusta Chronicle or AugustaChronicle.com?

  12. How can I advertise in The Augusta Chronicle or AugustaChronicle.com?

  13. Why don't you have all of the sections of the printed edition on your Web site?

  14. How can I get an article that was not published online?

  15. How do I submit a press release to The Augusta Chronicle?

  16. Where is the Augusta Chronicle building located?

  17. Where can I view The Chronicle's newsroom ethics policy?




  1. How can I submit a letter to the editor?

    E-mail your letter to letters@augustachronicle.com. We condense letters when necessary. Most will not exceed 300 words. A letter must include the writer's name and city, which will be published, and an address and telephone number for verification, which will not be published. Writers may be limited to one letter every 30 days. Open letters, letters to third parties and poetry are not considered. Letters from people living outside the Chronicle's circulation area usually are not considered.



  2. How can I submit a letter for the Rants and Raves section?

    Call INFOLINE at (706) 442-4444, access code 9999 to submit to Rants and Raves via telephone.
    Faxes should be sent to our The Augusta Chronicle newsroom at (706) 722-7403.
    Submit your Rant or Rave by filling out the online form.
    Please keep your comments as brief and focused as possible and try to be courteous. We try to print all the comments we receive, but some may be held because they are repetitive or too long.



  3. How can I get a copy of an article or photo?
    Published articles and photos are available from The Augusta Chronicle. There is a fee for this service. For more information call the Library at (706) 823-3229.



  4. How can I get permission to reprint an article in my publication?

    All articles and photographs published in The Augusta Chronicle are copyrighted. Requests to reprint articles must be submitted to Library Director Rhonda Hollimon. Articles may not be published on Web sites. Only links to The Chronicle's web site may be used. Any use of photographs from The Augusta Chronicle involves a fee and written agreement.

    Please send your request via e-mail to rhonda.hollimon@augustachronicle.com or by mail to:
    Rhonda Hollimon
    Library Director, The Augusta Chronicle
    P.O. Box 1928
    Augusta, GA 30903-1928

    Please include the following information in your request:

    • Article you wish to publish
    • Date it was printed in The Chronicle (if you know it)
    • Name of your publication
    • Type of publication (book, magazine, newsletter, etc.)
    • How often do you publish?
    • What is the circulation (number of people distributed to)?
    • Where is it distributed?
    • What is the charge for your publication?




  5. Where can I find the personals, horoscope or cartoons online?

    We are not currently offering these features online.



  6. Where is your online archive?

    Our AugustaChronicle.com archive of stories and photos published online dates back to 1996.
    AugustaArchives.com shows the page as it was originally published - with stories, photos and advertising. It contains every page of the newspaper scanned from microfilm, going back to the first issue in 1785. Take the guided tour to see how AugustaArchives.com works



  7. Where can I find the Neighbors sections on your Web site?

    The Richmond County and Fort Gordon Neighbors sections can be found online each Thursday in the Richmond County Neighbors section of AugustaChronicle.com. The Columbia County News-Times is online at NewsTimesOnline.com and is updated on Wednesdays and Sundays. You can find the Carolina Chronicle section online Wednesdays and Sundays in the Carolina Chronicle section of AugustaChronicle.com.



  8. How can I find or place an obituary?

    Our most recent obituaries are online at augustachronicle.com/obits/. You can find old ones in our AugustaChronicle.com archive. The obituaries section of AugustaChronicle.com is updated overnight, usually before 2:00 a.m.

    The Augusta Chronicle publishes the first 12 lines of an obituary free. Additional lines can be purchased. Obituaries are submitted by the funeral homes and may be edited for style and policy. Your funeral home can assist you with the details. Deadline for the next day's publication is 5 p.m. You can also contact us with any questions at 706-823-3351.



  9. Where can I find engagement, wedding, birth, or legal announcements?

    Engagments and wedding announcements can be found in our special wedding section at BridesandBouquets.com. Birth announcements are updated every Thursday and can be found at AugustaChronicle.com/births. Many legal announcements can be found at AugustaChronicle.com/classifieds.



  10. Can I e-mail The Augusta Chronicle a birth, marriage, or engagement announcement?

    Yes, you can send the announcements to celebrations@augustachronicle.com. A wedding announcement form can also be obtained by calling our classifieds advertising department at (706) 828-3844 or you can download one from AugustaBrides.com. There are a number of packages available.

    Birth Announcement forms can be found online at can be found online at http://augustachronicle.com/births/

    The deadline for receiving the information is 10 business days prior to the day you wish your announcement printed. For example, to be printed on Sunday, August 23rd, your photo and form must be received no later than Monday, August 10th. It is best to get it in even earlier if you can. Two to three weeks if preferred. Please call as soon as possible. Note: Saturdays and Sundays do not count as business days.



  11. How can I contact a staff member from The Augusta Chronicle or AugustaChronicle.com?

    The Augusta Chronicle main number is (706) 724-0851. You can now find specific contacts on our Staff page.

    Here are some important e-mail addresses:

    • @augustachronicle.com to contact the newsroom
    • @augustachronicle.com to contact the business editor
    • @augustachronicle.com to contact the sports editor
    • Use the webmaster form to contact the Webmaster




  12. How can I advertise in The Augusta Chronicle or AugustaChronicle.com?
    Advertising rates are available online at AugustaChronicle.com/adrates. Call 823-3323 for more information.



  13. Why don't you have all of the sections of the printed edition on your Web site?

    Some stories in the newspaper are not available for use online. Others are written by The Associated Press, and can be found in our AP News section. If you would like to see something specific on AugustaChronicle.com, please



  14. How can I get an article that was not published online?

    Our Web site concentrates on local news and locally written content. Most syndicated columns and features, as well as articles from other sources, can be found on other Web sites. Of course, if it appears in the printed edition, it is possible to obtain a copy of it. Please call out Library at (706) 823-3229 for more information. You may want to visit AugustaArchives.com, our searchable, online archive of the printed edition of the newspaper, going back to the first issue in 1785. There is a fee for this service. For more information contact our Newsroom Library staff at (706) 823-3329, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.



  15. How do I submit a press release to The Augusta Chronicle?

    Instructions for submitting your press release published in the print edition of The Chronicle are available online at AugustaChronicle.com/faq/submitting_psa.shtml.



  16. Where is The Augusta Chronicle building located?

    The Augusta Chronicle is published in the News Building, between 6th and 7th streets, on Broad Street, in downtown Augusta, Ga., across from the Civil War monument. (view a locator map). The address is:

    The Augusta Chronicle
    725 Broad Street
    Augusta, GA 30901




  17. Where can I view The Chronicle's newsroom ethics policy?

    Readers can download and read The Chronicle's code of ethics at augustachronicle.com/ethics.



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