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Water system takeover approved

GLOVERVILLE — Valley Public Service Authority’s board of commissioners approved a takeover of Avondale Mills’ water system Monday, but the commissioners say they still have 120 days to decide whether they will keep it.

09/22/09 - 12:14am

Man sought on rape, other charges

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is seeking a man on charges of kidnapping, rape and aggravated assault with a motor vehicle.

09/21/09 - 9:06pm

Accident closes Old Waynesboro

Old Waynesboro Road has been temporarily closed because of a traffic accident with injuries.

09/21/09 - 6:07pm

Mitsubishi to build Georgia plant

POOLER, Ga. — Mitsubishi Power Systems says it will build a $325 million plant near Savannah to manufacture and service large steam and gas turbines used by power plants.

09/21/09 - 6:07pm

Possible traffic delays on Gordon Highway beginning Tuesday

There could be traffic delays starting Tuesday on Gordon Highway near Gate 3 as contractors for the Department of the Army remove rails, crossties and plates from a railroad bridge that crosses the thoroughfare. The work on the railroad bridge near Augusta State Medical Prison will continue through...

09/21/09 - 7:02pm

Colvin set to make MLB debut

Former North Augusta and Clemson star Tyler Colvin was called up to the big leagues. The 24-year-old outfielder, who spent most of the season at the Double-A level, will join the Chicago Cubs as they open a three-game series in Milwaukee tonight. Colvin, the 13th pick overall in the 2006 draft, too...

09/21/09 - 3:58pm

Business development forum downtown on Thursday

The Georgia Chamber of Commerce will hold an international business development conference in Augusta on Thursday morning. Augusta’s efforts to attract international sporting events will be highlighted during the summit. Local and state government officials, international business leaders, an...

09/21/09 - 3:56pm

Augusta banker picked for national committee

The chief executive for Augusta-based Southeastern Bank Financial Corp., Daniel Blanton, was selected by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. to sit on a 14-member advisory committee on community banking. The committee will provide the FDIC with advice and recommendations on a broad range of policy ...

09/21/09 - 3:44pm

Falcons lose Jerry for season

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. – The Atlanta Falcons say rookie defensive tackle Peria Jerry is out for the season after injuring his right knee in a victory over the Carolina Panthers. Jerry, the team’s first-round pick out of Mississippi, went down in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s 28-20 vict...

09/21/09 - 3:34pm

Herschel Walker to join MMA

NEW YORK – Herschel Walker is starting a new career in mixed martial arts. The 47-year-old former Georgia star and NFL running back said Monday that he has signed a multi-fight contract with promoter Strikeforce. Walker will begin a 12-week training camp next month in San Jose, Calif. The 198...

09/21/09 - 2:09pm

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