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Panthers post sixth shutout

Lakeside locked up its school-record ninth win with a 43-0 victory over Josey on Friday night. The Panthers allowed only four first downs in their sixth shutout of the season and earned Region 3-AAAA's top state-playoff seed. Lakeside (9-1) will play host to Statesboro next week....

11/07/09 - 12:42am

Thurmond Lake level might not drop as much as planned

The Army Corps of Engineers hopes to adjust the extent to which Thurmond Lake will be lowered to allow contractors to complete $3.9 million in renovations to spillway gates. The plan announced last week called for keeping the lake at 326 feet above sea level - or four feet below full pool - for up ...

11/06/09 - 10:27pm

Silver Bluff cruises to playoff win

Silver Bluff defeated Bishop England 35-7 on Friday night in a Class AA playoff game. Robert Green and Cordrea Tankersley scored two touchdowns apiece for the Bulldogs (9-2)....

11/06/09 - 10:20pm

Revolutionary War hero Pulaski becomes honorary US citizen

Casimir Pulaski died in Georgia fighting British during Revolution.

11/06/09 - 10:32pm

Evans' Finch to miss tonight's game against ARC

Evans senior running back Jonathan Finch has been suspended for tonight's game against Richmond Academy. Finch has rushed for 1,024 yards and 12 touchdowns this season....

11/06/09 - 9:52pm

Filly rallies from last to first

ARCADIA, Calif. – Life Is Sweet won the $2 million Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic, going from last to first with a stretch run on the far outside. The 4-year-old filly is the stablemate of defending champion Zenyatta, who skipped the race to run in Saturday's $5 million Classic agai...

11/06/09 - 8:04pm

H1N1 flu shot availability growing

The supply of vaccine against the novel influenza A H1N1 virus is slowly but progressively growing, an official with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced today. Some private providers in the Augusta area are also getting vaccine in but the East Central Health District has not rec...

11/06/09 - 9:15pm

Realtors: Tax credit extension to help local housing market

Tonia Welsh got a surprise today. When she closes on the purchase of her new home on Dec. 4, there’s a federal tax credit of up to $6,500 coming her way. The Clearwater resident is “up grading” into a newly constructed home in Graniteville, selling her old home two weeks from now. V...

11/06/09 - 9:51pm

Wheeler Road bank robbed

Deputies are searching for a bank robber this afternoon after a gunman took money from the Wachovia Bank on Wheeler Road....

11/06/09 - 3:31pm

SC Supreme Court throws out lower court ruling on Graniteville water rates

The state's high court rules that proper procedure wasn't followed in the water and sewer rate issue.

11/06/09 - 5:04pm
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