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Ga. center swamped with turtles rescued from Florida waters

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. - Jekyll Island's already full Sea Turtle Center has accepted 10 of the more than 200 cold-stunned sea turtles that Florida wildlife officials recovered Thursday.

01/09/10 - 12:15pm

New state law bans most bicyclists from walkways

ATHENS, Ga. - Under things you probably don't know: It's illegal in Georgia to ride a bicycle on the sidewalk. Unless you're under age 13. Then it's OK. Except for downtown and places where doors open outward onto the sidewalk.

01/09/10 - 11:34am

Man says he was robbed of $750

A 20-year-old Augusta man told police he was robbed Friday night while parked in the 800 block of Strother Drivein in east Augusta.

01/09/10 - 3:08pm

U.S. Open champ shoots 65

KAPALUA, Hawaii – U.S. Open champion Lucas Glover had another big stretch of birdies on his way to an 8-under 65 that gave him the lowest 36-hole score at Kapalua in five years and a three-shot lead in the SBS Championship. Glover was losing ground today until a two-putt birdie on the fifth ho...

01/08/10 - 10:41pm

Former state senator loses another challenge to conviction

U.S. District Court Chief Judge William T. Moore Jr. issued a 68-page decision that addressed each point raised by former Georgia Sen. Charles W. Walker Jr. that his 2005 conviction resulted from a conspiracy by his political enemies.

01/08/10 - 7:47pm

Former Thomson resident fails to make final 17

NEW YORK - If ever two players seemed like locks to make the Pro Football Hall of Fame in their first year of eligibility, Jerry Rice and Emmitt Smith would be the choices. Rice retired as the NFL's career receiving leader, and Smith finished as the top rusher. They were among 17 finalists anno...

01/08/10 - 5:48pm

Two men held in Aiken burglary

AIKEN - Aiken authorities arrested two Aiken men accused of buglarizing a home this afternoon. AIken County Sheriff's Office charged Marc Ables, 21, of Pebble Lane, and Dante Jenkins, 18, of Dallas Circle, each with second degree buglary, grand larceny and possession of marijuana with intent to...

01/08/10 - 5:17pm

Sanford won't contest divorce

The divorce petition said the couple would present an agreement to a judge for ending the marriage. A final hearing is set for next month.

01/08/10 - 6:03pm

Jackets fire defensive coordinator

ATLANTA – Dave Wommack has been fired as Georgia Tech's defensive coordinator. Georgia Tech announced today that Wommack will not return for the 2010 season. Coach Paul Johnson says he and Wommack "both agreed" a change was needed after Georgia Tech ranked 54th in the nation in total defen...

01/08/10 - 4:34pm

Warm ways to have fun on a chilly weekend

It's bone-numbingly cold outside, but there are plenty of opportunities to get out but stay warm tonight and Saturday in the Augusta area. Here are some options: A touring production of The Wizard of Oz, part of the Broadway in Augusta series, will be staged at 8 tonight at Bell Auditorium, 712...

01/08/10 - 4:31pm
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