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Tennessean matches 36-hole mark

CARMEL, Ind. – Tennessee amateur Tim Jackson left Greg Norman and Joey Sindelar behind today in the U.S. Senior Open. The 50-year-old Jackson real estate developer shot 5-under 67 at Crooked Stick to take the lead at 11-under 133 – matching the lowest 36-hole total in event history. He op...

07/31/09 - 9:40pm

Golfer wonders if he should quit

GRAND BLANC TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Playing for the sixth consecutive week on a road trip that has taken him to five countries, John Daly felt as though he hit rock bottom today with his worst score ever in a regular PGA Tour event that left him wondering whether he should quit. His swing coach, Ric...

07/31/09 - 7:49pm

Augusta-based Morris Publishing gets forbearance

Morris Publishing Group has been granted a waiver of a $9.7 million debt interest payment that was due today. Morris now has until Aug. 14 to make the interest payment on $278 million in debt that was originally scheduled to be paid Feb. 1. Holders of more than 80 percent of the outstanding amount ...

07/31/09 - 5:56pm

CA Swish wins Nike Nationals

NORTH AUGUSTA — The Riverview Park Activities Center gym had long been empty, but the CA Swish girls basketball players were still celebrating. They wanted to savor this moment so long, one player whipped out a video camera and aimed it at the scoreboard, which flashed the result they traveled...

07/31/09 - 5:52pm

Burke mom of 11 gets alternate weekends in jail for 10 years

WAYNESBORO, Ga. -- The mother of 11 children found living in an abandoned shack without food, running water or electricity pleaded guilty today and was sentenced to spend alternate weekends in jail for the next 10 years. Christine Long was sentenced by Superior Court Judge James Blanchard Jr....

08/01/09 - 7:15am

Memorial service for Forrest set for Bell Auditorium

A memorial service for slain boxer Vernon Forrest will be held at 2 p.m. today at Bell Auditorium. Doors open at 1 p.m. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Augusta will play host to a drop-in at the E.W. Hagler Unit at 1903 Division Street from 4-6 p.m. Saturday to accommodate those that wish to grieve ...

08/01/09 - 7:52am

Braves acquire Adam LaRoche

ATLANTA – Adam LaRoche is headed back to the Atlanta Braves, and Casey Kotchman is returning to the American League.

07/31/09 - 4:23pm

Dealers to keep offering Cash for Clunkers this weekend

Despite its confusion and funding concerns, Augusta-area new car dealers said they’ll continue to participate in Cash For Clunkers over the weekend. “We decided that based on the latest information we have, we would at least continue today and tomorrow. After that, I’m not sure, but ...

07/31/09 - 3:24pm

School board honors Joe Scott

The Richmond County Board of Education paid special respects to Joe Scott this afternoon. Mr. Scott served on the board until his death on Saturday. The Rev. Johnny Hatney delivered an inspirational message during this afternoon's called board meeting....

01/08/10 - 1:22pm

Weather warning issued in Aiken County

AIKEN -- The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Aiken County until 3:45 p.m. Doppler radar indicates a severe thunderstorm capable of producing damaging winds in excess of 60 mph is moving northeast at 30 mph near Aiken. Reports of large hail, damaging winds or f...

06/01/10 - 8:36pm

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