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Three assistants won't coach in bowl

ATHENS, Ga. - Three Georgia assistant football coaches whose contracts will not be renewed have declined the opportunity to coach in the Bulldogs' bowl game. Defensive coordinator and secondary coach Willie Martinez, defensive ends coach Jon Fabris, and defensive co-coordinator and linebackers ...

12/04/09 - 9:11pm

Georgia player suspended indefinitely

ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia indefinitely suspended freshman defensive end Montez Robinson today after he was arrested Thursday on battery charges. “I’m certainly disappointed in the situation with Montez (Robinson),” said head coach Mark Richt. “We have expectations and standards for ...

12/04/09 - 5:18pm

Retired educators meet Tuesday

The Columbia County Retired Educators Association will meet at St. Paul's Church, Reynolds Street, Augusta, to attend Dec. 8 University of Georgia Accidentals Christmas Concert. Members are asked to arrive by 10:30 a.m., as parking space is limited. The performance will begin at 11 a.m. For mo...

12/04/09 - 4:34pm

Saturday event to help homeless

Big Mama’s House of Love, Inc. is hosting a Christmas Feast for the Homeless from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at May Park Gym. Coats, hats gloves, scarves and thermal underwear will be distributed at the dinner. The group Creative Impressions will perform. Big Mama’s House of Love, Inc. desc...

12/04/09 - 4:31pm

Christmas parade to limit Sunday traffic in Evans

Portions of several Evans roads will be temporarily closed on Sunday afternoon. Sections of Washington Road, North Belair Road, Evans Town Center Boulevard and Ronald Reagan Drive will be closed to accommodate the Columbia County Merchants Association Christmas Parade. The staging area for the par...

12/04/09 - 3:21pm

Bond denied in death of child

A Martinez woman suspected of killing a toddler she was babysitting was denied bond this afternoon during a hearing in Evans. Superior Court Judge Michael Annis refused to grant bond to Lawanda Concettes Tripp, 39, of the 1500 block of Avery Landing. Police suspect Ms. Tripp killed 22-month-old Te...

12/04/09 - 3:12pm

North Augusta slaying suspect sought

AIKEN -- Aiken County authorities are still searching for a North Augusta man wanted in a Nov. 23 slaying....

12/04/09 - 1:43pm

US to open against England at World Cup

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — The United States will play England in its opener at next year's World Cup.

12/04/09 - 2:52pm

Ga. schools chief says tough times are ahead

ATLANTA - Georgia schools Superintendent Kathy Cox says the schools will have a "pretty rocky couple of years" before state education funding improves.

12/04/09 - 12:54pm

Colder days bringing longer lines for those seeking heat help

There’s an increase in the need each year when temperatures drop, officials say.

12/04/09 - 9:12pm

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