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Georgia water quality still low

ATLANTA -– Officials say they have been closely monitoring water quality in the Chattahoochee River and other waterways affected by the rainstorms that struck Georgia and other states in the Southeast.

09/28/09 - 7:28am

Georgia lighthouse goes dark

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -– The St. Simons Island lighthouse won't be brightening the Georgia coast for the next few months.

09/28/09 - 7:22am

Governor marks volunteer week

ATLANTA –- Gov. Sonny Perdue is urging residents and businesses to find ways to serve their communities during Hands on Georgia Week, which runs through Saturday. The governor's statement cited the Volunteering in America Report by the Corporation for National and Community Service. It say...

09/28/09 - 7:20am

Accident closes Georgia Avenue

A traffic accident at about 10:50 p.m. caused power outages and a road closure in North Augusta.

09/27/09 - 11:17pm

Pizza deliveryman robbed

A Papa John’s pizza deliveryman was pulled from his vehicle and robbed by two men Saturday night on Sims Avenue near Old Savannah Road.

09/27/09 - 7:34pm

Hephzibah gas station robbed

A man wearing a bandana across his face robbed the Citgo gas station in Hephzibah late Saturday night.

09/27/09 - 6:56pm

Motorcyclist injured in crash

A middle-age man was sent to the hospital after he wrecked his Suzuki motorcycle on Calhoun Expressway on Sunday afternoon.

09/27/09 - 6:36pm

Johnson wins Chase race at Dover

DOVER, Del. – Jimmie Johnson swept the season races at Dover International Speedway to accelerate his bid for a fourth consecutive Sprint Cup title. Johnson cut Hendrick Motorsports teammate Mark Martin's points lead Sunday with the victory – his fourth of the year – in the secon...

09/27/09 - 6:14pm

Mickelson wins Tour Championship; Woods takes FedEx Cup

ATLANTA – Golf's two biggest stars shared the stage at East Lake with trophies that were meaningful in vastly different ways. Phil Mickelson capped off a tumultuous summer at home with a spectacular rally from four shots behind Sunday, closing with 5-under 65 to win the Tour Championship f...

09/27/09 - 6:00pm

Affrunti wins Hooters event at Gordon Lakes Golf Course by 4

By David Westin Staff Writer That was no ordinary Joe who showed up for the NGA/Hooters Tour event at Gordon Lakes Golf Course. Joe Affrunti blitzed the field in the Kandy Waters Memorial Classic benefiting the Wounded Warriors, going wire-to-wire to win by four shots. The 28-year-old Illinois g...

09/27/09 - 5:20pm

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