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Dream clinch berth in WNBA playoffs with win over Sun

ATLANTA – Erika DeSouza had 15 points and 15 rebounds to help the Atlanta Dream clinch a playoff berth with a 88-64 win over the Connecticut Sun on Friday night. The Dream (18-15) also secured the second seed in the Eastern Conference standings. The Sun (15-18), who reached the postseason last...

09/11/09 - 9:10pm

Fans celebrate Border Bash

Border Bash is an annual tradition in Augusta. For two local fans, it’s another kind of anniversary.

09/11/09 - 10:33pm

Garrett Elementary PTA to hold car wash fundraiser

Garrett Elementary PTA will hold a car wash Saturday at 3015 Walton Way in conjunction with Chili’s Restaurant from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. to raise money for St. Jude’s Children Hospital and the PTA. Those who donate 5 or more for the car wash will receive a hotdog and a Coke....

09/11/09 - 4:48pm

R. Kelly to perform Oct. 25 at Bell Auditorium

R&B star R. Kelly will perform on Sunday, Oct. 25, at Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St. Mr. Kelly, born Robert Kelly, is best known for his distinctive blend of hip-hop, soul and funk. His 1993 album, 12 Play, sold more than 5 million copies and produced the hits Sex Me and Bump ‘n Grind. ...

09/11/09 - 3:56pm

Southern rockers Lynyrd Skynyrd set for November 12 concert at James Brown Arena

Legendary Southern rock act Lynyrd Skynyrd will perform Thursday, Nov. 12 at the James Brown Arena., 601 Seventh St. The band, best known for Southern boogie hits including Freebird and Sweet Home Alabama, released its first album, pronounced leh-nerd skinnerd, in 1973. In 1977, a plane carrying th...

09/11/09 - 6:39pm

Prep football coverage tonight

It's another action-packed Friday night of football, and The Augusta Chronicle has plenty of coverage planned for online and print. Check out our Web site for live score updates, plus: Video Lakeside at Greenbrier Aquinas at Westside ARC at Josey Mi...

09/11/09 - 4:47pm

From Aiken's Makin' to Cole Bros. Circus, entertainment options abound this weekend

The entertainment season kicks into high gear this weekend, with a variety of family-friendly events in Aiken and Augusta. For everything going on, see our events database. Here's a sampling: Today Cocky and Hairy Dog join the University of Geo...

01/11/10 - 6:04pm

Arrest warrants issued in Graniteville convenience store robbery

Arrest warrants have been issued for a Graniteville man wanted in a robbery of an Aiken County convenience store Sunday morning. The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office will charge Richard Brown, 29, of 40 A Hard Street, armed robbery and assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature in the ho...

09/11/09 - 2:29pm

Augustans share their remembrances of 911

911 memorial at Augusta Commons draw about 100 people today.

09/11/09 - 3:03pm

Five nominated for Richmond County's top teacher award

Five teachers have been selected finalists for Richmond County Teacher of the Year. The finalists for the 2010 award are: Steve Galvin, John S. Davidson Fine Arts School; Lori Hoover, Hephzibah High School; Jami Lavender, Hephzibah Elementary School; Alissa Stramenga, CT Walker Magnet School; and D...

01/15/10 - 2:42am

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