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Both take match play-openers

NORMAN, Okla. - The two area players remaining in the U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship won their first-round matches today by slim margins. Augusta State men’s golf coach Josh Gregory beat Corey Nagy, of Charlotte, N.C., 1-up. Mitch Krywulycz, who will be a junior on Gregory’s team...

07/15/09 - 5:15pm

Augusta's Realtors association opens new office

The area’s association of home sellers have opened their own new home. Hundreds of the members of the Greater Augusta Association of Realtors attended the official opening of the Roy Road office today. Construction on the $1.6 million building started in August, financed through saving for th...

07/15/09 - 4:13pm

Ammonia kills Wagener woman

COLUMBIA — A Wagener woman was killed and a half-dozen others were treated at a hospital after nearly 2,000 gallons of ammonia leaked from a tanker truck today, state health officials said.

07/15/09 - 8:36pm

Arrest made in armed robbery

AIKEN - A 15-year-old has been arrested in the armed robbery Monday of the North Side Bait and Tackle on York Sreet, the Aiken Department of Public Safety said today.

07/15/09 - 3:56pm

Bowden: Not his choice to leave Clemson

FLORENCE, Ala. – Former Clemson coach Tommy Bowden says he didn’t leave the program by choice. Bowden said this week that he has never resigned from a job. He said he went to work last Oct. 13 expecting to keep coaching, but athletic director Terry Don Phillips came to his door early in t...

07/15/09 - 3:01pm

Peach Jam finals set for tonight

NORTH AUGUSTA - Philadelphia's Team Final and All Ohio Red won semifinal games Wednesday afternoon to advance to tonight's championship of the Nike Peach Jam. Team Final beat the Albany City Rocks 59-48 and Team Final downed Team Florida 65-53. The championship game is tonight at 8 at River...

07/15/09 - 2:20pm

Judge refuses to lower bond for woman in tow-truck incident

A Columbia County judge refused today to reduce bond for a woman accused of running down an Augusta man with a tow truck.

07/15/09 - 1:41pm

DeMint has $2.6 million for 2010

COLUMBIA — South Carolina's junior U.S. senator, Jim DeMint, reports that he's raised nearly $533,000 for his 2010 re-election campaign.

07/15/09 - 1:11pm

Man gets life for sexual assault

A Grovetown man was sentenced to life in prison today after a jury found him guilty of sexually assaulting a child.

07/15/09 - 1:04pm

Vadis Wylds, longtime employee of The Chronicle, dead at 83

Vadis Wylds Jr., a longtime employee of The Augusta Chronicle, who for years directed the newspaper's delivery as its circulation director, died today at Trinity Hospital in Augusta. He was 83. Mr. Wylds began delivering the newspaper at age 12 in Augusta's old Frog Hollow, Pinch Gut and Ha...

07/15/09 - 1:17pm

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