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Smooth opening so far at new Grovetown High

When the new school year started this morning, so did Columbia County’s newest high school.

01/08/10 - 4:56pm

Broun to hold second town hall meeting

U.S. Rep. Paul Broun will hold a second town hall meeting tonight in Columbia County to hear from citizens concerned about the new federal health care bill.

01/08/10 - 1:09pm

Analysis: Isakson Senate seat secure from Demo challenge

In March, I asked Democratic political consultant Beth Schapiro how her party might unseat U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson next year. "It's hard to conceive of that happening," Schapiro said. "I really don't see a scenario under which he can be beaten." Five months later, Schapiro, whose Atlanta-...

08/10/09 - 5:51am

Motel shooting suspect named

Authorities have identified a man wanted in connection with a shooting Sunday night at an Augusta motel.

08/10/09 - 2:31pm

First morning rush over for Columbia County school traffic

Drivers should watch for school children and buses today as school resumes in Columbia County.

08/10/09 - 12:25pm

Titans defeat Bills in HOF game

CANTON, Ohio – Kerry Collins was sharp and Vince Young tentative for the Tennessee Titans in overshadowing Terrell Owens’ debut for the Buffalo Bills. With a little trickery and a solid performance by the Collins-led starting offense, Tennessee opened the preseason with a 21-18 win in the...

08/09/09 - 11:17pm

Police seeking man who robbed Bath and Body Works

Police are seeking a man who robbed the Bath and Body Works at 224 Robert C. Daniel Jr. Parkway Saturday night.

08/09/09 - 10:36pm

Rollins wins Reno-Tahoe event

John Rollins shot even-par 72 to win the Legends Reno-Tahoe Open. Rollins' total of 271 was three shots better than Jeff Quinney and Martin Laird. Former Augusta State golfer Vaughn Taylor, a two-time winner of the event, shot 71 and finished tied for 26th....

08/09/09 - 11:41pm

Vazquez's stellar start leads Braves over Dodgers

LOS ANGELES - Javier Vazquez won his fifth straight decision with eight solid innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-2 on Sunday to take three of the four games in their weekend series. Vazquez (10-7) reached double digits in wins for the 10th consecutive season, handing the ...

08/09/09 - 7:32pm

Man charged with assault

An Augusta man who police say hit five people with his truck at a party was arrested and charged with aggravated assault Sunday.

08/09/09 - 7:18pm

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Scots reject independence in historic vote

EDINBURGH, Scotland — Scottish voters have rejected independence, deciding to remain part of the United Kingdom after a historic referendum that shook the country to its core.
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