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Mall employee struck after trying to stop shoplifters

An Augusta Mall employee was struck by a vehicle Wednesday evening after he tried to stop two shoplifters from fleeing. A Richmond County sheriff’s report states that two women entered the store and concealed more than $600 worth of clothing around 5 p.m. at J.C. Penny. When an employee attemp...

10/08/09 - 9:17pm

Americans ahead by one point

SAN FRANCISCO – One putt changed everything except the lead today in the Presidents Cup. The Americans were poised to seize control in the opening session of foursomes at Harding Park, already assured of the lead and on the verge of winning the final match for a two-point advantage. Justin L...

10/08/09 - 9:00pm

Win gives L.A. 2-0 series lead

LOS ANGELES – Matt Holliday dropped a sinking line drive for an error with two outs in the ninth inning, leading to a two-run rally by the Los Angeles Dodgers that gave them a 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals tonight. Ronnie Belliard and pinch-hitter Mark Loretta hit RBI singles off cl...

10/08/09 - 8:44pm

Candidates for District 1 speak at Thursday forum

Everything you ever wanted to know about what candidates for the District 1 seat on the Augusta Commission thought about crime, blight, race relations and the TEE Center you could have heard at a political forum Thursday. Candidates Matt Aitken, JoRae Jenkins, Butch Palmer and William Fennoy answer...

01/27/10 - 10:43pm

Judge signs order setting execution date for Augusta man

Order to set date to execute Mark McClain signed by Richmond County Superior Court Chief Judge J. Carlisle Overstreet.

10/08/09 - 8:35pm

Augusta chamber selling office building to city

The Greater Augusta Chamber Foundation and the city of Augusta are finalizing a real estate transaction to transfer ownership of the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce’s building at 600 Broad Street to the city of Augusta, according to a release from the chamber. The building, an I.M. Pei desig...

10/08/09 - 5:56pm

Rockies even series with Phillies

PHILADELPHIA – Yorvit Torrealba hit a two-run homer, Aaron Cook pitched effectively into the sixth and the Colorado Rockies beat Cole Hamels and the Philadelphia Phillies 5-4 today to even their NL playoff series at 1. Hamels, the World Series and NLCS MVP last year, looked nothing like the gu...

10/08/09 - 7:12pm

Best of Augusta starts tonight at 6 p.m.

The annual Best of Augusta Bash begins at 6 p.m. at the National Science Center's Fort Discovery downtown. It will highlight the winners of the Best of Augusta's reader's poll and is being hosted by Augusta Magazine. Tickets are $12 in advance; $17 door....

10/08/09 - 5:38pm

MCG takes over local mental health hospitals

The school and the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities announced a partnership Thursday that will allow MCG School of Medicine to take over administration of the 585-bed hospitals that occupy two campuses.

10/08/09 - 5:50pm

Seek the Greek

Bouzoukis, baklava and all things Greek will be celebrated Friday through Sunday at the 20th Annual Augusta Greek Festival. Hours are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 953 Telfair St. The event features music and dancing,...

10/08/09 - 5:25pm
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