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Six people injured in wreck

Six people were taken to the hospital after a head-on collision near Bobby Jones Expressway late Friday night.

08/15/09 - 10:19am

Phillies win series opener 3-2

ATLANTA – Ryan Howard led off the ninth inning with a homer and the Philadelphia Phillies won their fourth consecutive game, beating the Atlanta Braves 3-2 tonight in the opener of an important NL East series. Chase Utley hit a two-run shot for the Phillies and Shane Victorino put on a dazzlin...

08/14/09 - 10:27pm

Golfer tied for 62nd after 74

CHASKA, Minn. – Phil Mickelson walked off the wind-blown Hazeltine course, unsure whether he would be back for the weekend. He barely made the cut, but after shooting a second consecutive 2-over 74 today in the second round of the PGA Championship, Mickelson was 4-over for the tournament. At m...

08/14/09 - 9:41pm

Brown makes cut on number

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — North Augusta’s Scott Brown birdied the 18th hole today in the second round of this week’s Nationwide Tour event to make the cut on the number. Brown, who opened with 5-under-par 67 in Thursday’s first round, had 72 today at the Price Cutter Charity Champions...

08/14/09 - 9:24pm

Cycling Challenge this weekend

The new Palmetto Parkway, an extension of Interstate 520, will be dominated by four-wheelers and 18-wheelers when it opens later this year. This weekend, however, those on two wheels will have the six-mile stretch all to themselves. The first – and only – Palmetto Parkway Cycling Challeng...

08/14/09 - 9:19pm

Woods up by four in PGA

While there are still two rounds left to play, the odds are on his side.

08/14/09 - 8:46pm

Woods in control of PGA

Just like that, Tiger Woods has solid control of the PGA Championship.

08/14/09 - 7:10pm

Morris Publishing gets extension

Augusta-based Morris Publishing Group announced today that it has obtained an extension until Aug. 21 to make two semiannual debt interest payments of $9.7 million that were originally due Feb. 1 and Aug. 3. Holders of more than 80 percent of the outstanding amount of the notes have agreed to exten...

08/14/09 - 8:26pm

Firefighters at North Augusta blaze

NORTH AUGUSTA -- A North Augusta woman was taken to the hospital after she burned a meal she was cooking. The 83-year-old resident at 535 Dove Street was taken to University Hospital for smoke inhalation, but the fire was contained to the pot she was cooking with, said Lt. Verne Sadler of North Aug...

08/14/09 - 4:07pm

State honors ASU's Sandarg

Augusta State University professor Dr. Jana Sandarg was awarded this week the Florence Steiner Award for Leadership in Foreign Language Education. The award was Thursday bestowed as part of the State Superintendent of Schools Kathy Cox and the State Board of Education’s bi-monthly recognition ...

01/19/10 - 10:45pm

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Many black colleges struggling

Although Paine has struggled with its own failures over the past several years, HBCUs across the nation are dealing with some of the same troubles that are threatening their missions and existence.
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