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Hawks stifle Wade, beat Heat

Mike Bibby scored 15 points, Pachulia had 12 points and 18 rebounds, and Atlanta frustrated an ailing Dwyane Wade endlessly to beat the Miami Heat 81-71 Monday night.

04/28/09 - 12:01am

Ankiel, Cardinals beat Braves

ATLANTA - Rick Ankiel drove in two runs for St. Louis to back another strong outing by Joel Pineiro, who equaled the best start of his career when the Cardinals edged the Atlanta Braves 3-2 Monday night.

04/27/09 - 10:16pm

Police at scene of shooting

Sheriff's deputies are the scene of a shooting in south Richmond County.

04/27/09 - 10:49pm

Arrest for cashing dead woman's checks

An Augusta woman accused of cashing a deceased woman’s Social Security checks was caught today. Lena Jordan McQuaker, 49, of 1225 Douglas Street, is charged with first degree forgery for allegedly cashing $4,223 in checks over a nearly five-month period last year, according to a Richmond Count...

04/27/09 - 8:06pm

Aiken plans roadwork

Crews in Aiken will be doing some minor resurfacing on local roads over the next several weeks, according to Jeff Terry, of the Aiken Department of the South Carolina Department of Transportation. These projects include: Baker Street, between Old Jackson Highway and Atomic Road. Burroughs Street, ...

04/27/09 - 7:59pm

Bank customers mistaken for robbers

AIKEN – Here’s a banking tip: when making a withdrawal, you might want to keep your weapons at home, especially in Aiken County where several bank robberies have occurred lately. Earlier today two brothers – one from North Augusta, the other from Atlanta – learned what can happe...

04/27/09 - 7:50pm

ASU alert interest may spike following incident at UGA

More members of the Augusta State University community are expected to sign up for its emergency alert system in wake of the triple murder in Athens connected to the University of Georgia. Jasper Cooke, ASU’s director of public safety, hasn’t viewed the numbers today, but said it is typic...

01/19/10 - 10:44pm

With swine flu threat, MCG considers selective testing

[YOUTUBE Ea36hYuTrGA] The emergence of swine flu cases in other parts of the country is prompting meetings at Medical College of Georgia Hospital and Clinics to discuss re-starting selective testing of patients, said James Wilde, a member of the health system pandemic planning committee and a member...

01/08/10 - 2:19pm

Family describes cooperation in UGA shooting probe

ATHENS, Ga. - Relatives of a Georgia college professor suspected of killing his wife and two other men outside a local theater say they're doing all they can to prevent any additional violence. Authorities have been searching for 57-year-old George Zinkhan since Saturday's shootings in Athe...

04/27/09 - 3:27pm

Summer jobs may be hard to come by for teens

Jobs for teens may be more scarce this summer, but a bit of preparation may ease the search. We have some tips coming in the Xtreme section.

04/27/09 - 5:47pm