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Coast Guard, tour boats collide

CHARLESTON, S.C. — A tour boat crossing the channel in a South Carolina harbor collided with a small Coast Guard boat.

12/06/09 - 10:04pm

Race to playoffs takes focus off Vick’s return

The Falcons are just one game back in the wild-card race and eager to gain the upper hand on Philadelphia in case there’s a playoff tiebreaker.

12/06/09 - 3:10am

'Punisher' improves to 38-1

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - Aiken's Paul Williams earned a majority decision over Sergio Martinez in a 12-round, middleweight bout on Saturday night. One of the judges, Pierre Benoist, scored the fight 119-110 in favor of Williams, while Lynn Carter had it 115-113 for Martinez. Julie Lederman scored ...

12/06/09 - 1:04am

No. 5 ASU pounds Armstrong Atlantic State

Daniel Dixon and Ben Madgen each scored 14 points as No. 5 Augusta State won its Peach Belt Conference opener, 81-52, over Armstrong Atlantic State tonight. Five Augusta State players scored in double figures. The Jaguars shot 48 percent from the field; the starters shot 63 percent. Augusta State,...

12/05/09 - 11:42pm

Parade, lighting kick off holiday season in Augusta

As the parade concluded, children ran around Augusta Common, getting their photos taken with Santa and filling out Christmas wish lists as part of The Augusta Chronicle Light-Up Spectacular.

01/20/10 - 9:59pm

North Augusta parade Sunday

Martintown Road from Knox Avenue to Georgia Avenue in North Augusta will be closed from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, and Georgia Avenue from Buena Vista Avenue to Martintown Road will close from 3 to 4:30 p.m. for the Lions Club Christmas Parade. The parade begins at 3 p.m. at the intersection of Martint...

12/05/09 - 6:09pm

Reed's win in Atlanta certified

With 84,383 votes cast, Kasim Reed beat city Councilwoman Mary Norwood, an Augusta native, by 715 votes, or 0.84 percent. State law says a candidate who loses by less than 1 percent of the vote can request a recount.

12/05/09 - 9:38pm

Liquor store clerk shot to death

ATLANTA — A store clerk was fatally shot Friday night at an east Atlanta liquor store, police said. Atlanta police Detective Lt. Keith Meadows told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that a man walked into the Moreland Package Store just before 10 p.m., pulled a handgun and demanded money. Poli...

12/05/09 - 2:31pm

Two killed in S.C. house fire

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Authorities are investigating a house fire that killed two people. WSPA-TV reports that firefighters responded to the fire about 7 a.m. Saturday in Greenville County near Furman University. Sheriff's spokeswoman Melissia McKinney said the house was engulfed in flames wh...

12/05/09 - 2:05pm

Fort offering holiday workshop

Fort Gordon is offering an “I Will Survive” holiday workshop for family members of deployed personnel and Department of the Army Civilians from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday in Alexander Hall on the post.

12/05/09 - 1:02pm
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