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Teen wins race amid gender-test flap

BERLIN – Facing questions about her gender, South African teenager Caster Semenya easily won the 800-meter gold medal today at the world championships. Her dominating run came on the same day track and field's ruling body said she was undergoing a gender test because of concerns she does n...

08/19/09 - 6:39pm

Smoltz agrees to deal with Cardinals

ST. LOUIS - John Smoltz agreed to a deal with the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday, giving the 42-year-old former ace a chance to rejuvenate his career in the middle of a pennant race. Smoltz joined the NL Central leaders shortly after he cleared waivers, after his release by Boston. He was 2-5 wit...

08/19/09 - 3:53pm

Thomson woman still in hospital after Saturday accident

A Thomson woman remained hospitalized this morning after a single-vehicle wreck in rural Columbia County on Saturday. Harriett L. Bullard, 53, of Reese Jones Road, is in critical condition at the Medical College of Georgia Hospital, according to a hospital spokeswoman. Just before 3:30 p.m. Saturd...

08/19/09 - 3:26pm

Augusta man arrested today after violent attack on man, woman

An Augusta man was arrested early today after police say he attacked two people, then barricaded himself in his bedroom in an attempt to overdose on cocaine before deputies could arrest him. Todd Wayne Griffey, 23, of the 3300 block of Tobin Street, faces charges of aggravated assault, armed robber...

08/19/09 - 5:01pm

Still waiting for documents

Goshen resident Becky Shealy says she's still waiting for a complete copy of the city's $50 million application for stimulus funds, $21 million of which would go toward her community.

01/21/10 - 12:43am

ACT scores show improvement by some local schools

Scores for Georgia and South Carolina hold steady.

01/15/10 - 2:57am

Stop Obama Care rally will be held at amphitheater

A coalition of Augustans opposed to the national health care reform plan will hold a rally from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, at the Riverwalk amphitheater.

08/19/09 - 3:10pm

Recession continues to delay CarMax opening

The lot is still empty. And CarMax along Interstate 20 in west Augusta could remain that way for the rest of the year. “Until the economy improves, we won’t have any set date as to when that store will open,” said company spokeswoman Laura Donahue. The 13,500-square-foot store was ...

08/19/09 - 10:49am

Gunman robs downtown area motel

A gunman robbed the Courtesy Motel on 15th Street Tuesday night. Richmond County Sheriff’s Sgt. Ken Rogers said the man came into the store at about 8:40 p.m. and asked about the price of a room. The motel has protective glass that separates the clerk from customers but the robber was able to ...

08/19/09 - 10:42am

Another hearing set on estate of late entertainer James Brown

AIKEN -- Another hearing involving the estate of the late soul singer James Brown has been scheduled for next week. The hearing will take place at 1 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Aiken County Courthouse before Judge Jack Early. A secretary in Judge Early’s office said today that she couldn’t discuss the p...

07/09/14 - 7:16pm

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