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Eady helps Swainsboro clinch playoffs with win

Swainsboro quarterback Malcom Eady scored on three touchdown runs to help lift the Tigers to a 34-7 win over Laney. With the victory, Swainsboro (7-1) clinched a spot in the Class AA playoffs....

10/24/09 - 1:14am

Back scores three times in win

Jonathan Finch rushed for three touchdowns as Evans wore down Hephzibah 28-16 on Friday, dealing the Rebels their first Region 3-AAAA loss.

10/24/09 - 12:02am

Senior tailback scores four times

GRANITEVILLE - Midland Valley tailback Jeremy Robinson turned in a career-high four touchdowns on 180 yards rushing Friday night in a 35-0 Mustang win over Brookland-Cayce. With senior quarterback Marquette Carr on the bench nursing an injured shoulder, the Mustangs offense revolved fully around Ro...

10/23/09 - 9:34pm

Wilson's wife has swine flu

COLUMBIA — The wife of South Carolina Congressman Joe Wilson is recovering from swine flu. A spokesman for Mr. Wilson said Friday that Roxanne Wilson is doing much better after being diagnosed with the H1N1 virus earlier in the week. Ryan Murphy said she was not hospitalized. Mr. Wilson has s...

01/08/10 - 2:21pm

278 cast ballots in early voting

A total of 278 voters cast ballots in early voting for the Nov. 3 election, according to Lynn Bailey, executive director of the Richmond County Board of Elections.

10/23/09 - 5:21pm

Student injured at school in McDuffie County

THOMSON, Ga. -- A Thomson High School student was taken by helicopter to the Medical College of Georgia Hospital in Augusta following a serious accident at a nearby school on Friday afternoon.

10/23/09 - 7:15pm

S. Aiken High School vandalism likely a prank

Graffiti drawn on most of South Aiken High School’s campus was likely a prank, said Sgt. Aaron Dowdy, an Aiken Public Safety spokesman. Three of the school district’s maintenance staff was called in to sandblast and paint over offensive words before students returned on Tuesday. The ent...

01/12/10 - 9:47pm

Pet-A-Fair planned Sunday at Julian Smith Casino

The CSRA Humane Society will hold its annual Pet-A-Fair on Sunday at Julian Smith Casino. Admission is free, but donations are accepted. Doors open at noon, and pet contests will start at 2 p.m. Awards will be given in categories including handsomest male, prettiest female, best costume and best p...

10/23/09 - 3:48pm

Weekend offers fairs and scares

It’s a weekend for Halloween chills in Augusta. There are two thrill houses open, and there’s also an abundance of other seasonal entertainment options, ranging from the Georgia-Carolina State Fair to a cornfield maze. Check out Saturday's Metro section for a comparison of the two haun...

10/23/09 - 4:24pm

SC reaches $45 million deal with Lilly

COLUMBIA— South Carolina Attorney General Henry McMaster says the state has reached a $45 million settlement with drug maker Eli Lilly & Co. over the company's marketing of an anti-psychotic drug. McMaster's office said this afternoon that the agreement is the second largest settle...

10/23/09 - 4:25pm

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Faces of Survival: Breast Cancer Awareness Month series

Breast cancer has touched thousands of families across the Augusta area. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, The Au­gus­ta Chronicle will be featuring ...
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