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Two Ga. elections show importance of one vote

Two tied elections in Franklin County this week prove that every vote really does count. Mayoral races in the small towns of Royston and Franklin Springs – located just a mile from each other and about 30 miles northeast of Athens – ended in ties Tuesday night. After recounts Wednesday ...

11/06/09 - 12:55am

McMasters leads way with 25

AIKEN — With all five starters gone from last year’s squad, offensive question marks surrounded the USC Aiken men’s basketball team as it took the floor Thursday night in its first exhibtion game. Casey McMasters made a convincing argument to become the answer. The senior small forwa...

01/07/10 - 3:26pm

Georgia strength coach defends program

ATHENS, Ga. — Georgia's strength and conditioning program is facing criticism with the Bulldogs owning a 4-4 record, the program's worst start since 1996. Former NFL lineman Randy Cross, who spent 13 years in the NFL after playing at UCLA, took aim on "SEC Gridiron LIVE" on Fox Sports ...

11/05/09 - 10:24pm

Augusta's Siler selected in NBA Developmental League Draft

Former Augusta State All-American center Garret Siler was selected with the fifth pick in the first round of tonight’s NBA Developmental League draft by the Utah Flash. The team is a minor league affiliate of the Atlanta Hawks and Utah Jazz. “I’ve been a lot around the U.S.,” S...

11/05/09 - 8:47pm

Braves, Hudson near 3-year deal

The Atlanta Braves and Tim Hudson are nearing agreement on a three-year contract that would protect the team's strength at starting pitching. A surplus of starters could give general manager Frank Wren options as he looks to improve the team's lineup in the offseason. Atlanta holds a $12 m...

11/05/09 - 8:37pm

Thurmond Dam to reduce flows beginning Friday

Water managers with the Army Corps of Engineers will temporarily reduce outflows from Thurmond Dam on the Savannah River beginning Friday for seven days.

11/05/09 - 10:05pm

Investigator fails to show in court prompting judge to dimiss case

The criminal case against an Augusta man accused of breaking into the home of an 85-year-old woman and robbing her at gunpoint was dismissed Thursday. Michael Chad Gribanow, 26, had been held in jail without bond for more than a month. A preliminary hearing was set Thursday in Richmond County Magis...

11/05/09 - 8:20pm

Russell recommends adding extra penny to sales tax to help city budget woes

Extra penny would raise sales tax to 8 cents per dollar.

01/21/10 - 12:39am

Palmer tosses support to Aitken for District 1 commission seat

Former Augusta Commission candidate Butch Palmer endorses Matt Aitken in District 1 runoff.

01/27/10 - 11:43pm

SC among states reporting 'widespread' swine flu

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina is back among the list of states reporting the swine flu is widespread. For the past few weeks, South Carolina has been among few states reporting the flu was regional, the second-highest level. That's been upgraded in this week's report, which covers Oc...

01/08/10 - 2:21pm

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'Go Downtown' initiative gets mixed reviews

The "Go Downtown" initiative aims to foster a downtown environment that welcomes the college community and creates business for merchants. The event is held every third Thursday of the month ...
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