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UGA to see 6,300 new students this fall

ATHENS, Ga. - The University of Georgia is expecting more than 6,300 new undergraduate students this fall.

08/13/09 - 7:34am

SC governor leads talks on possible budget cuts

COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina's beleaguered governor is presiding over a meeting where more than $200 million could be chopped from the state's budget.

08/13/09 - 7:06am

3rd man arrested in Vernon Forrest killing

ATLANTA - A 30-year-old man who authorities say was wearing a wig when he was arrested was charged Wednesday night in the robbery and shooting death of ex-boxing champion Vernon Forrest.

08/13/09 - 7:04am

Flash flood warning issued

The National Weather Service in West Columbia, S.C., has issued a flash flood warning for much of the Augusta area. The warning is in effect for Richmond, Columbia and McDuffie counties until 3:45 a.m. Thursday. More than 2 inches of rain has fallen in an hour in some places, according to the weat...

08/13/09 - 1:03am

LaRoche hits 2 HRs, Braves top Nats 6-2

ATLANTA -- Adam LaRoche gave the Braves the lead with a seventh-inning homer, his second of the game, and Atlanta continued its second-half surge by beating the Washington Nationals 6-2 on Wednesday night.

08/12/09 - 10:53pm

Atlanta wins fifth in a row

ATLANTA – Adam LaRoche gave the Braves the lead with a seventh-inning homer, his second of the game, and Atlanta continued its second-half surge by beating the Washington Nationals 6-2 tonight. LaRoche snapped a 2-2 tie with his seventh-inning homer off Jorge Sosa (1-1). He had a second-inning...

08/12/09 - 10:52pm

Man charged in Forrest slaying

Charmon Sinkfield, 30, was charged with murder, felony murder, aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

08/13/09 - 1:02am

Two shot in Aiken County

An Aiken County Sheriff's Office dispatcher confirms that two people were shot tonight in a mobile home park on T and S Drive, Aiken. They are being taken to a local hospital. Their identities and the severity of their injuries were not available. The shooting took place about 9:30 p.m....

08/12/09 - 10:52pm

Loberg delivers two-run double

In Eastlake, Ohio, pinch hitter Mike Loberg doubled in two runs in the top of the ninth inning as the Augusta GreenJackets rallied to beat the Lake County Captains 4-3 tonight. Loberg, who pinch-hitted for James Simmons, doubled to center, scoring Juan Perez and Ehire Adrianza. Ryan Verdugo (3-0) ...

08/12/09 - 10:31pm

Sanford says political career over

Gov. Mark Sanford told a South Carolina civic club today that his political career is finished. According to The State newspaper, the governor told the Twin City Rotary Club in Batesburg-Leesville that he will finish out his term as governor in a focus on restructuring state government, spending c...

08/12/09 - 10:22pm

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