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Teammate Curran still undecided

Georgia safety Reshad Jones is giving up his senior season to enter the NFL Draft, but linebacker Rennie Curran said Tuesday that he has yet to make a decision to stay or go. Underclassmen have until Jan. 15 to declare for the draft. “I just think the time is right,” said Jones, a redshi...

01/05/10 - 6:42pm

Dent Boulevard closing for repair

Crews will close a portion R.A.Dent Boulevard to traffic next week while they work to replace a sewer line. The road will be closed Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, according to Dennis Ellis, of the Richmond County traffic engineering department. Detours will be in place during the...

01/05/10 - 5:18pm

ASU remains No. 3 in latest poll

Augusta State remained No. 3 in the latest men's Division II basketball poll, released this afternoon by the National Association of Basketball Coaches. The poll doesn't reflect No. 1 Central Missouri's defeat to Fort Hays State on Monday evening. Florida Southern checks in at No. 2 and...

01/05/10 - 5:11pm

Glaus and Braves finalize $1.75 million deal

ATLANTA - Troy Glaus and the Atlanta Braves have finalized a $1.75 million, one-year contract, a deal that allows him to earn an additional $2.25 million in performance and roster bonuses.

01/05/10 - 8:34pm

Man accused of threatening principal cops plea

AIKEN – An Aiken man accused of threatening a Wagener-Salley High School principal was sentenced to time served Monday. Tregory Tyler, of Tyler Road, submitted an Alford Plea in court Monday for charges of unlawful use of a telephone, threatening the life of a public official and disrupting sc...

01/05/10 - 6:27pm

Sprinkler ice causing slick problems in Columbia County

Numerous reports made of icy roads this morning has prompted Columbia County officials to ask property owners to exercise more caution with their sprinkler systems. “Every time we have freezing temperatures we have black ice from the runoff of sprinkler systems,” county Emergency and Oper...

01/05/10 - 4:16pm

Commission votes 7-3 to accept Chiquita Johnson resignation

Matt Aitken, Bill Lockett and Jimmy Smith dissented.

01/05/10 - 5:53pm

Bones found last week probably belonged to animal, police say

Authorities have determined that the bones found in a wooded area off Curry Street Friday night belonged to a “non-human four-legged animal,” according to Richmond County Sheriff’s Lt. Scott Peebles. A woman found the bones and called the police, who sent them to the Medical College ...

01/05/10 - 3:42pm

Mason elected to second term as mayor pro tem

Alvin Mason has been elected to a second term - a second year - as mayor pro tem.

01/05/10 - 4:55pm

Aitken sworn in as commissioner

With his hand on a Bible held by his wife, Melissa, who was holding their 3-year-old daughter, Cecilia, Augusta Commissioner Matt Aitken was sworn in today by State Court Judge David Watkins in a ceremony held in the commission chamber. Beforehand, five members of the Men in Transition choir from t...

01/05/10 - 4:52pm
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