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New rights agreement to bring more UGA sports to TV

Get ready for more Georgia sports programming and live events to be shown on television under the school’s new deal for its media rights.

06/19/09 - 3:02pm

Martinez man, 35, arrested after stabbing, high-speed chase

A Martinez man faces charges in two states Friday after a domestic dispute in Columbia County and a police chase that ended in North Augusta. Ryan Scott McQueen, 35, of Old Anderson Road, has been charged by North Augusta police with failure to stop for police, resisting arrest and leaving the scen...

06/19/09 - 4:04pm

God and baseball

Dayz to Come and Ryan Abel and Friends are set to play Saturday for Faith & Family Night with the Augusta GreenJackets The Christian music concert will be held after the Augusta GreenJackets game with the Rome Braves at 7:05 p.m. at Lake Olmstead Stadium, 78 Milledge Road. Gates open at 6 p.m. ...

06/19/09 - 3:22pm

Nadal withdraws from Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England – Rafael Nadal will not defend his Wimbledon title. The top-seeded Spaniard announced Friday he is withdrawing because of tendinitis in his knees. He is the first reigning Wimbledon men’s champion to not defend the title since Goran Ivanisevic in 2002 – and only t...

06/19/09 - 2:26pm

SC inmate caught in Greenwood 7 months after his escape

GREENWOOD, S.C. — Authorities say they've recaptured a South Carolina inmate that walked away from a work detail seven months ago. WSPA-TV in Spartanburg reported today that Rahmad Norman is back in custody. He faces several charges for his escape, including resisting arrest. Authorities...

06/19/09 - 3:21pm

SC bridge work to slow I-20 traffic

Next week, an eastbound section of Interstate 20 in Aiken County will be closed at night as construction work takes place for phase two of the Palmetto Parkway project. A contractor will be setting new beams across eastbound I-20, causing that section of the interstate that crosses under US Highway...

06/19/09 - 3:26pm

New gym holding grand opening Saturday

Back On Track Fitness Center will hold its grand opening tomorrow at 2250 Lumpkin Road. Located at the former location of Python Gym, B.O.T. Fitness Center is a completely renovated and “refreshed” gym, said owner Charles Jackson. Saturday’s events include free food as well as pictu...

06/19/09 - 1:56pm

N. Augusta police seek burglary suspects

North Augsuta Public Safety needs help locating burlary suspects.

06/19/09 - 12:24pm

New reports of bear sightings today in Columbia County

Columbia County authorities are receiving new reports today of the wandering black bear that has toured the area since Monday. Shortly before noon, two calls to emergency officials reported seeing the bear in the vicinity of Old Washington Road and Clanton Road. Shortly after 11 a.m., callers to t...

06/19/09 - 2:56pm

With better forecast, US Open resumes at Bethpage

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — Tiger Woods swung away on the 18th tee Friday morning, watched his ball fly into a bunker on the way to another bogey, and turned away in disgust.

06/19/09 - 1:48pm