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Coble holds lead in Mid-Amateur match

Augusta's Laura Coble is 2 up through six holes in the championship match of the U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur in Ocala, Fla. Coble and her opponent, Martha Leach of Hebron, Ky., matched scores on the first four holes at Golden Hills Golf and Turf Club. Coble birdied the par-3 fifth hole to tak...

10/08/09 - 10:57am

Classes have resumed at Lakeside High

Classes have resumed at Lakeside High School after an unknown caller reported a bomb in the building this morning. Columbia County dispatchers said they received that call at about 7:54 a.m. Students returned to classes about 9 a.m., according to the officials....

10/08/09 - 11:16am

Slain Georgia woman was shot in the head

COLUMBUS, Ga. - A pregnant woman who was found dead in a retention pond was killed by a gunshot wound to the head.

10/08/09 - 8:20am

No new trial in Athens assault

A Clarke County judge has refused to grant a new trial for a man who was convicted of trying to rape a 12-year-old girl in a middle school restroom.

10/08/09 - 8:04am

Radio host seeks pardon for executed SC ancestors

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Nationally syndicated radio host Tom Joyner is asking South Carolina to posthumously pardon two of his great-uncles - black landowners executed in 1915 after being convicted of murdering an elderly Confederate Army veteran.

10/08/09 - 7:48am

Ga. governor's water task force meets

ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue's task force on water issues has met to discuss proposals to ensure that metro Atlanta has sufficient water to meet future needs.

10/08/09 - 7:37am

Georgia unemployment claims down in September

The Georgia Department of Labor announced positive and negative news in its latest unemployment report.

10/08/09 - 7:30am

Police looking for man after armed robbery tonight

Police are looking for a man who they say robbed an Augusta business at gunpoint tonight. According to a Richmond County dispatcher, the armed robbery occurred at 9 p.m. at the Augusta Market at 2117 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. The dispatcher said the man escaped on foot and was last seen on ...

10/07/09 - 11:10pm

Yankees top Twins in playoff opener

NEW YORK – Derek Jeter hit a two-run homer, CC Sabathia was the ace the Yankees signed him to be and New York romped over the tired Minnesota Twins 7-2 tonight in the opener of their AL playoff series. After Jeter's third-inning homer off loser Brian Duensing pulled New York even at 2, Nic...

10/07/09 - 10:08pm

Sylvania yarn plant to close; 150 to lose job

Sylvania Yarn Systems Inc. announced this afternoon that it will close its carpet yarn manufacturing plant by the end of the year.

10/07/09 - 9:59pm

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