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Former GreenJacket tosses no-hitter

Jonathan Sanchez pitched the majors' first no-hitter this season Friday night, dominating the San Diego Padres with an array of pitches in an 8-0 victory.

07/11/09 - 1:37am

Augusta man heading to Denver for American Idol auditions

Contest winner sings his way to victory to earn trip to Denver for American Idol auditions.

01/19/10 - 10:44pm

Augusta scores seven in seventh

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - The Augusta GreenJackets exploded for seven runs in the seventh inning to come from behind and beat the Asheville Tourists 8-6 tonight and salvage the second game of a doubleheader. In the opener, Delta Cleary hit a three-run homer in the eighth to rally Asheville to a 6-4 win. I...

07/10/09 - 11:16pm

North Augusta man trying to buy cocaine on credit arrested at local bank

A North Augusta man who was trying to buy crack cocaine on credit was arrested at a local bank after claiming drug dealers were forcing him to withdraw money to pay them. The man, Andrew Nicholas Glisson, of the 400 block of West Terrace, passed a note to a bank teller at Fifth Third Bank in North ...

07/10/09 - 10:43pm

Sheriff apologizes to man falsely accused of murder

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott apologized publicly Friday to a man falsely accused by deputies and local prosecutors in the May 2006 Mother's Day slaying of the man's wife at a Columbia apartment. During a news conference, Lott offered the apology to Justin Mallory ...

07/10/09 - 9:48pm

Former champion ahead by one

BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Cristie Kerr strung together three birdies on the front nine in a round of 1-under 70 to take a one-stroke lead over Paula Creamer after two rounds of the U.S. Women's Open. Kerr, the 2007 Women's Open champ, had one of only six rounds under par on the tough Saucon Val...

07/10/09 - 7:51pm

Former champions share lead

COLUMBUS, Ga. - Former champions Russell Henley, of Macon, and David Noll Jr., of Dalton, shared the lead today after two rounds of the 88th annual Georgia Amateur Championship at Country Club of Columbus. Henley, the defending champion, shot 6-under-par 65, while Noll, the 2003 champion, shot 67. ...

07/10/09 - 7:46pm

Baby born today in parking lot of North Augusta restaurant

NORTH AUGUSTA -- Tonya Tillman never expected that her first child would be born at one of her favorite restaurants. But Ezekiel James Tillman arrived about 4:20 p.m. today in the parking lot of Gary’s Hamburgers on Georgia Avenue in North Augusta. His father Rodney said the Tillmans, of Nort...

07/10/09 - 6:59pm

Atlanta gets Church in deal

The free-falling Mets finally made a move, trading Ryan Church to the Atlanta Braves for Jeff Francoeur and cash today in a swap of outfielders who had fallen out of favor with their teams. The rare deal between NL East rivals came with both teams below .500. The Mets are desperate for a spark with...

07/10/09 - 9:35pm

Second round set for Saturday

SILVIS, Ill. – The second round of the John Deere Classic has been postponed because of heavy rain and is now scheduled for Saturday. Scheduled to start at 7 a.m. today, tournament officials were hoping to begin play at 4 p.m. after several delays. They called the round off entirely about 20 m...

07/10/09 - 5:25pm

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Authorities to target impaired drivers during holiday

Authorities in Georgia and South Carolina are teaming up this weekend to target impaired drivers. About 1.2 million motorists in the two states who plan to travel during what AAA projects will be ...
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