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UGA plays bowl game today

The University of Georgia Bulldogs will play Texas A&M University in the Independence Bowl at 5 this afternoon in Shreveport, La. The game will be broadcast on ESPN2. The 6-6 Aggies lead the series with the 7-5 Bulldogs, 3-1. For more on the game, see

12/28/09 - 7:55am

Man shot walking on bike trail

ATLANTA -– Atlanta police say a man was shot and killed while walking on a bicycle trail. Police say they don't have a motive for the shooting Sunday night on the trail, which runs through the city's Washington Park. Acquaintances say the unidentified man was on his way back after wal...

12/28/09 - 7:37am

Feds study SC reactor design

COLUMBIA — Federal regulators are reviewing the safety design of two nuclear reactors planned in central South Carolina. The State reported Monday that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission wants to make sure the buildings containing key parts of the South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. reactors ...

12/28/09 - 7:33am

Congregation watches priest play poker

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — They already knew the outcome, but about 200 people showed up to watch an Aiken-born priest lose his chance at a $1 million poker prize. The crowd gathered at St. Michael Catholic school's gym on Sunday afternoon to watch the final episode of Fox TV's "PokerStars.n...

12/28/09 - 1:50pm

Shooting victim is identified

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office has identified a man found shot to death early this morning at a boarding house in Augusta.

12/28/09 - 10:28pm

Spiller scores TD for Tigers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – C.J. Spiller scored a touchdown and had 172 all-purpose yards in his final college game, leading Clemson to a 21-13 victory tonight in the Music City Bowl. The Tigers (9-5) hadn't won a bowl since the 2005 Champs Sports Bowl. Kentucky (7-6) was trying to make program hi...

12/27/09 - 11:51pm

Starters pulled in third quarter

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Colts kept saying 16-0 didn't matter. Apparently it didn't. The previously unbeaten Colts (14-1) pulled Peyton Manning and a handful of other starters with a 15-10 lead and 5:36 left in the third quarter, and the Jets took advantage to rally for a 29-15 ...

12/27/09 - 11:54pm

Clemson wins Music City Bowl

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - C.J. Spiller scored a touchdown and had 172 all-purpose yards in his final college game, leading Clemson to a 21-13 victory Sunday night in the Music City Bowl.

12/27/09 - 11:52pm

Man beaten, robbed on Telfair

A 45-year-old Augusta man was beaten and robbed as he was walking in the 100 block of Telfair Street early Saturday morning. The man told police that a man approached him about 1 a.m., hit him in the face with an unknown object, knocked him to the ground and started kicking him. The robber took $50...

12/27/09 - 5:56pm

Two sought in N. Augusta holdup

Authorities are searching for two men who robbed The Big H Food Store at 631 E. Buena Vista Ave. in North Augusta at gunpoint late Saturday night. According to a North Augusta Department of Public Safety incident report, the armed robbery occurred about 10:10 p.m. Employees were preparing to close ...

12/27/09 - 5:37pm
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