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McCann lifts Braves to victory

ST. LOUIS – Brian McCann hit a two-run double in the top of the ninth and the Atlanta Braves held on to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-6 on Saturday afternoon. The Cardinals dropped two straight games for the first time since July 25-26 when they lost consecutive games to Philadelphia. Mike G...

09/12/09 - 6:33pm

Tiger shoots 62, in command at BMW

LEMONT, Ill. – Tiger Woods has built a seven-shot lead with a 9-under 62 that broke the course record at Cog Hill and tied the tournament record at the BMW Championship. Woods was three shots behind when he stood on the sixth tee Saturday. Nine holes later, he was five shots ahead and still ro...

09/12/09 - 5:15pm

Former local educators penalized

A state ethics panel has approved penalties against two former Spirit Creek Middle employees after investigating allegations of a sex scandal at the school.

09/12/09 - 4:19pm

Man dies in Mike Padgett wreck

An Augusta man was killed in a collision early this morning.

09/12/09 - 4:09pm

Nadal advances in U.S. Open

NEW YORK – After a day of waiting around, Rafael Nadal finally got back on the court. About half an hour later, he was still looking for some action. The third-seeded Nadal took advantage of an embarrassing collapse by No. 11 Fernando Gonzalez at the U.S. Open on today to put away his quarterf...

09/12/09 - 1:58pm

Soldier dies at Fort Jackson

FORT JACKSON, S.C. — The Army says a soldier from Florida has died after being diagnosed with pneumonia during basic training.

09/12/09 - 1:38pm

Opinion says ambulance response times can be kept secret

BEAUFORT, S.C. — Information on the response time of ambulance crews does not have to be released to the public because it could compromise patient privacy, according to the South Carolina Attorney General's Office.

09/12/09 - 1:14pm

Agency's stimulus bid denied

ATLANTA — The state Department of Natural Resources made an unsuccessful bid for millions in federal stimulus money to remove shipwrecks in Georgia's coastal waters.

09/12/09 - 1:44pm

Milledgeville juvenile facility to close

ATLANTA — Georgia's Board of Juvenile Justice has approved budget cuts that include closing the Bill E. Ireland Youth Development Campus in Milledgeville by the end of the year.

09/12/09 - 11:13am

Episcopal diocese that includes Augusta elects new bishop

DUBLIN, Ga. — The Rev. Scott A. Benhase has been elected 10th bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Georgia.

09/13/09 - 1:40pm

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