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Athens' strategy cuts burglaries

ATHENS, Ga. – Police aren't declaring victory yet, but a steady decline in burglaries in recent months suggests they've gotten a handle on the problem in what promises to be a record-setting year for burglaries in Athens-Clarke County.

11/01/09 - 6:53pm

Korean teen earns Masters invitation

SHENZHEN, China – Han Chang-won of Korea earned a spot in the 2010 Masters Tournament with a victory in the inaugural Asian Amateur Championship in China today. Leading by two shots overnight, the 17-year-old booked a trip to Augusta National Golf Club next April by crushing the competition wi...

01/15/10 - 12:40pm

Baumann wins Augusta Half Marathon

Grad student sets course record at 1 hours, 12 minutes, 12 seconds.

11/01/09 - 9:41pm

Tennessee upsets No. 21 South Carolina

Decked out in black jerseys, Tennessee took three South Carolina fumbles and turned them into touchdowns

10/31/09 - 11:40pm

Election could determine fate of TEE center

There are two main schools of thought about changes in the modus operandi of the Augusta Commission as a result of Tuesday’s election. One is that nothing will really change. The other is that the racial balance on the 10-member board will tilt white with the election of either Matt Aitken or ...

01/27/10 - 11:44pm

Dipping into water bill revenues poses problems

While it was Mayor Pro Tem Alvin Mason who brought up the notion of dipping into water bill revenues to ease the city’s budget woes at the last commission meeting, the biggest proponent of the idea has been Commissioner J.R. Hatney. The super District 9 commissioner has long been eyeing the fu...

10/31/09 - 7:52pm

Did you set your clocks back?

Daylight savings time officially ended at 2 a.m. today. Clocks should be set back an hour....

11/01/09 - 9:39pm

QB scores 50th rushing TD

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Florida quarterback Tim Tebow has broken Herschel Walker's Southeastern Conference record for rushing touchdowns. Tebow slipped up the middle and ran mostly untouched for a 23-yard score with 1:32 remaining in the first half against Georgia. The 50th rushing TD of his ...

10/31/09 - 5:33pm

SC governor suspends Clemson councilwoman

CLEMSON, S.C. – South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford has suspended a city councilwoman accused of falsely claiming her daughter had cancer to solicit money. Multiple media outlets report Clemson City Council member Elouise James was removed from her post Friday. She has said none of the allegati...

10/31/09 - 2:43pm

Pilot in Atlanta-area crash was going to see kids

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – Authorities say the pilot of a small plane that crashed into a suburban Atlanta house was headed to Tennessee to see his six daughters. At a news conference Saturday Butch Wilson of the National Transportation Safety Board declined to identify the pilot, who died in the F...

10/31/09 - 1:12pm

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