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Graham lampoons Obama blitz

WASHINGTON — One GOP senator says it seems the only place on TV that President Barack Obama hasn't been seen is on cooking shows.

09/20/09 - 6:50pm

Falcons' def. veteran ready to focus on Delhomme

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — John Abraham took no particular satisfaction in nearly body slamming Jake Long last week. Long just so happened to be standing between the Falcons’ three-time Pro Bowl defensive end and Miami quarterback Chad Pennington. The same will hold true this weekend when Abr...

09/20/09 - 3:23am

Falcons hold on to beat Panthers

Matt Ryan threw three touchdown passes in the first half and Chris Houston intercepted a pass at the Falcons 4 to preserve Atlanta's 28-20 win over the Panthers on Sunday.

09/20/09 - 6:43pm

Mayweather pummels Marquez in ring return

LAS VEGAS -- Floyd Mayweather Jr. has returned to the ring in a big way with an unanimous decision over the smaller, lighter Juan Manuel Marquez.

09/20/09 - 12:48am

Man arrested in home invasion, burglary

Michael Chad Gribanow, of Augusta, has been arrested and charged with two counts of burglary, one count of armed robbery and one count of possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

09/19/09 - 9:07pm

Spiller, Tigers outlast Boston College 25-7

Clemson has already showcased its offensive speed and defensive power. Now, the Tigers have unveiled a big-time finisher in kicker Richard Jackson.

09/19/09 - 9:09pm

Mann wins fishing event

Tom Mann Jr., a 26-year veteran of the professional bass fishing wars, weighed in a five-fish, 14-pound, 9-ounce catch on Saturday in winning the Forrest L. Wood Eastern Series championship and more than $122,000. The drive-in weigh-in was held at the Walmart Superstore in Evans. The victory also c...

09/19/09 - 7:15pm

Man robbed while changing flat tire

An 18-year-old Augusta man was robbed at gunpoint while changing a flat tire on his vehicle near the intersection of Peach Orchard and Byrd roads this morning....

09/19/09 - 6:36pm

Attack on reservist could spur new hate crime law

ATLANTA – The case of a black female Army reservist who police say was beaten by a white man in front of her 7-year-old daughter could renew the call for a hate crime law in Georgia. The state is one of five without a hate crime law on the books after the Georgia Supreme Court in 2004 struck d...

09/19/09 - 9:14pm

Summit addresses high dropout rate

Kayla McDougald knows first-hand how important today's summit on dropout prevention could be. Ms. McDougald, 18, dropped out of the Richmond County school system last year after becoming pregnant. She’s now taking evening classes and was part of a youth panel at the One/Third summit di...

01/19/10 - 12:03am

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Property tax increase OK'd

Augusta commissioners broke a seven-year trend Wednesday and agreed 7-0 to raise property taxes by 1.75 mills to cover a deficit and provide employees a small bonus.
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