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TEE center meeting this morning

The Augusta Commission will meet at 11:30 this morning about getting the trade, exhibit and event center and measure moving after more than seven months of discussion and city elections. Also up for discussion will be the Laney-Walker and Bethlehem revitalization plans. The special called meeting ...

01/27/10 - 11:43pm

Residents oppose funeral home

BRUNSWICK, Ga. - Georgia law says a motorist must yield for a funeral procession. The residents of one Glynn County neighborhood are worried they'll soon be doing that a lot. Residents of Fairway Road just north of Brunswick don't want a funeral home built at the neighborhood's single e...

12/07/09 - 8:50am

Pearl Harbor vet still see pilot's face

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Sixty-eight years later, Leonard Kennon Jr. can still remember the face of the Japanese pilot attacking the airfield behind his house. Kennon was standing in the window of his second-story bedroom. His father had just gone downstairs to look at Hickam Air Force Base — adj...

12/07/09 - 8:42am

Savannah remembers Japanese attack

SAVANNAH -- Judy Weiher will always remember the tranquil morning Japanese warplanes dropped a barrage of bombs on Pearl Harbor. Her ceaseless, paralyzing fear of fire won't allow her to forget. "As far as I could see was fire," said Weiher, who was 5 and living at the Schofield Barracks Army ...

12/07/09 - 8:42am

Macon recalls Pearl Harbor

MACON, Ga. -- The newspaper site you are reading contains a fair amount of shocking news. It might even raise your stress level. But put things in perspective. Imagine living in Dec. 7, 1941, and reading this headline: "U.S. AT WAR WITH JAPS AS PACIFIC NAVY BASES UNDERGO HEAVY BOMBING." Today is t...

12/07/09 - 8:42am

Sanford impeachment panel to meet

COLUMBIA — South Carolina lawmakers could be ready to decide whether a measure to impeach Gov. Mark Sanford moves forward. The subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee is meeting Monday. If the panel approves a resolution calling for Mr. Sanford's ouster, the full committee could deba...

12/07/09 - 8:12am

Iowa picked to play Georgia Tech in Orange Bowl

MIAMI – Iowa is heading to the Orange Bowl, even after two losses in its final three games. The 10th-ranked Hawkeyes (10-2) earned an at-large berth into the Bowl Championship Series and will face No. 9 Georgia Tech (11-2) on Jan. 5 in Miami. Instantly, it shapes up as an offense vs. defense ...

12/06/09 - 9:18pm

Charges filed in fatal accident

LEXINGTON, S.C. — A South Carolina man faces several charges, including felony driving under the influence, after a chain-reaction traffic accident killed one person.

12/06/09 - 8:53pm

Tigers fall to Music City Bowl after loss in ACC title game

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Clemson has fallen all the way from a possible BCS-bowl berth to a trip to the Music City Bowl to play Kentucky. The Tigers (8-5) missed out on the Atlantic Coast Conference championship with a 39-34 loss to No. 10 Georgia Tech on Saturday. They will get a rematch of the 200...

12/06/09 - 8:52pm

Gamecocks to play Connecticut in Bowl

STORRS, Conn. – Connecticut, which finished a season marred by tragedy with three consecutive wins, accepted a bid Sunday to play in its third consecutive bowl. The Huskies(7-5) will take on South Carolina (7-5) in the Bowl on Jan. 2 in Birmingham, Ala., school officials said. A...

12/06/09 - 7:39pm
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