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Aiken County open houses Saturday will spotlight conditions

AIKEN - Aiken County school board members and district administrators want the public to see the ugly side of schools, including inadequate classrooms, restrooms and kitchens, as part of the district’s creation of a capital building campaign. The school board has unanimously approved six facil...

01/05/10 - 10:50pm

Bulldogs upset No. 20 Georgia Tech

ATHENS, Ga. – Trey Thompkins scored 20 points, Ricky McPhee hit two key baskets near the end and Georgia pulled off its first big win for new coach Mark Fox, knocking off No. 20 Georgia Tech 73-66 on Tuesday night. Georgia, a team that had lost at home to Wofford and was coming off a 28-point ...

01/05/10 - 9:47pm

Top two vote-getters will face off Feb. 2 for District 22 seat

The winner of the state Senate District 22 seat will be determined in a runoff next month.

01/05/10 - 9:35pm

Iowa beats Ga Tech in Orange Bowl, 24-14

Iowa solved Tech's explosive triple option for a 24-14 victory Tuesday night in the coldest Orange Bowl ever.

01/06/10 - 12:01am

McCormick inmate charged in fatal prison stabbing Saturday

Inmate suspect had been serving time for burglary at the facility since 2007.

01/05/10 - 7:13pm

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 - 5:42pm

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 - 4:18pm

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 - 4:11pm

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 - 7:34pm

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 - 5:27pm
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