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Fort Stewart soldier killed in Afghanistan

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Fort Stewart soldier killed while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Sgt. Christopher M. Rudzinski, 28, of Rantoul, Ill., died Friday near Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with an improvised...

10/18/09 - 6:16pm

Florida, Alabama, Texas lead BCS standings

NEW YORK - Florida, Alabama and Texas hold the top three spots in the first BCS standings and control their fates in the national championship race. The Gators (.988) are in first, just ahead of the Crimson Tide (.952). Texas (.891) is third. Boise State (.808) is fourth, but the Broncos still see...

10/18/09 - 6:14pm

Alabama now No. 1 in AP poll after victory over South Carolina

Carolina victory sends Alabama to college football's top spot. Georgia Tech moves to No. 11. USC at No. 23.

10/18/09 - 5:55pm

Women shot at Savannah nightclub

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Savannah police say two women were injured after they were shot by a pair of men they rejected at a downtown nightclub. Savannah-Chatham police say the unidentified women were taken to Memorial University Medical Center with serious injuries. One of the two is in critical condi...

10/18/09 - 11:55am

Frost advisory for region Monday morning

A frost advisory for much of the Augusta area has been issued for Monday from 5 a.m. to 9 a.m.

10/18/09 - 6:29pm

Searchers off SC coast hope to recover pilot's body, wreckage

SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. — Authorities say an Air Force pilot had no opportunity to eject after a collision between two F-16 fighter jets offshore, and Coast Guard searchers say they've shifted efforts to finding his body and recovering the plane's wreckage. A search for Capt. Nichola...

10/18/09 - 8:17am

On Thursday Georgia will close driver services as furlough day

Georgia Department of Driver Services offices will be closed Thursday for a mandatory furlough day, according to a news release. All offices will resume operation Friday....

10/18/09 - 8:09am

Details released on Augusta's Dec. 5 Christmas Fantasy Parade

The Miss Augusta Scholarship Pageant Board will hold the 2009 Christmas Fantasy Parade at 3 p.m. Dec. 5 on Broad Street. The area’s largest Christmas parade will include floats, walking groups and marching bands. The event will precede the Downtown Augusta Light-Up Spectacular. Awards will be...

10/18/09 - 8:08am

Oct. 27 debates will feature Augusta Commission candidates

TalkRadio 1230 WNRR will sponsor a debate for each of the three contested Augusta Commission seats at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Imperial Theatre. There is not charge for the public event. Doors will open at 6 p.m., and the debates will start with the District 5 race, followed by the District 3 race ...

01/21/10 - 12:40am

Falcons hold on for win over Bears

Chicago made another huge mistake in the red zone, and the Atlanta Falcons held on for another wild victory over the Bears.

10/18/09 - 11:37pm

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