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Late-night fire killed infant, Brunswick police say

BRUNSWICK, Ga. - A house fire in north Brunswick took the life of an infant Wednesday night, officials said. Pernell Gray said he was working nearby when he heard screaming coming from a small, frame house. "The whole house was lit up,'' Gray said." Brunswick police Sgt. George Carter sai...

11/12/09 - 5:33pm

Ga. jobless rate drops in October

ATLANTA -- Georgia's initial unemployment claims for October declined over the year, officials said today, but the length of joblessness continues to increase. The Georgia Department of Labor announced that 70,597 laid-off workers filed initial claims for state unemployment insurance benefits l...

11/12/09 - 5:34pm

Initial findings of 2nd master plan unveiled today

The initial findings of a second Augusta master plan will be reported today at Augusta Technical College. The plan is the result of a four-month effort on the part of the community and the planning team. The meeting will be held in the auditorium of Building 600 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The first ma...

01/12/10 - 6:11pm

Pilot tried to hit them with plane, pursuing officers say

GRIFFIN, Ga. -- Police say a pilot tried to hit officers with his plane at a small Georgia airport. Authorities say Dan Wayne Gryder was jailed Wednesday and charged with two counts of aggravated assault. Griffin police investigator Bryan Clanton tells the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the 48-...

11/12/09 - 6:56am

Tiger among early leaders

MELBOURNE, Australia — Tiger Woods lived up to eight months of anticipation in Australia on Thursday by running off three consecutive birdies late in his round of a 6-under 66 that put him atop the leaderboard in the Australian Masters. Playing for the first time Down Under in 11 years, before...

01/15/10 - 12:40pm

Initial findings of second master plan unveiled Thursday

The initial findings of a second Augusta master plan will be reported tomorrow at Augusta Technical College. The plan is the result of a four-month effort on the part of the community and the planning team. The meeting will be held in the auditorium of Building 600 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The first...

01/12/10 - 6:11pm

Augusta State ends up five back

SAN MARTIN, Calif. - Augusta State shot 10-under-par 350 today to finish third in the Gifford Collegiate Championship at CordeValle Country Club. The Jaguars, ranked No. 11 in the country, finished the 14-team, 54-hole event at 19-under 1,061, or five shots behind winner Stanford (352). Oklahoma St...

11/11/09 - 10:17pm

Receiver missed last week's game

Coach says he's practicing at 'full speed'

11/11/09 - 9:11pm

Body identified of man found in river

The Aiken County coroner identified this evening the body of a man who has been missing for more than a week.

11/11/09 - 11:22pm

Join ASU coach Dip Metress for an online chat Thursday

Go to augustachronicle.com at 10 a.m. Thursday for a live online chat with Augusta State basketball coach Dip Metress, whose team has advanced to the NCAA Division II Final Four the past two seasons. The Jaguars, who almost upset Alabama on the road Tuesday night, look to be strong again this upcomi...

11/11/09 - 7:44pm

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