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Thousands expected for ex-boxing champ's funeral

ATLANTA – Thousands are expected to turn out today to remember three-time former boxing champion Vernon Forrest, who was killed in an attempted robbery just over a week ago. A funeral service will be held at megachurch New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, just east of Atlanta. Some...

08/03/09 - 7:24am

SRS MOX project on schedule

Construction on one of the National Nuclear Security Administration’s largest and most expensive projects celebrated its second anniversary last week with the announcement that the $4.86 million Mixed Oxide Fuel Plant at Savannah River Site remains on schedule....

08/03/09 - 7:21am

Help offered for energy assistance

Low-income residents 65 and older will have two days to take advantage of energy assistance provided by the CSRA Economic Opportunity Authority....

08/03/09 - 7:17am

Some Ga. schools to offer longer school days

ATHENS, Ga. -- School districts are taking advantage of a new state law to lengthen their school days, some in anticipation of more teacher furloughs, and some to expand the instructional day....

08/03/09 - 7:01am

Purple Heart recipient from Ga. drowns in SC lake

ANDERSON, S.C. — A National Guard soldier who served two tours of duty in Afghanistan has drowned in a lake along the Georgia-South Carolina border. Multiple media outlets report that 28-year-old Brad Daniel Seawright's body was recovered Sunday morning by divers searching Lake Russell. ...

08/03/09 - 11:47am

Kemp, Dodgers pound Braves

ATLANTA - Matt Kemp homered and matched a career high with five RBIs to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 9-1 win over the Atlanta Braves on Sunday night. Kemp had three hits, including a three-run homer in the fifth and a two-run single in the eighth as the Dodgers outhit the Braves 19-5. Andre Et...

08/02/09 - 11:52pm

Augustan hurt in I-20 wreck

An Augusta-area man was airlifted to the Medical College of Georgia Hospital today after a car crash in Greensboro, Ga.

08/02/09 - 9:38pm

Preakness Stakes winner gets victory at Haskell Invitational

OCEANPORT, N.J. -- Rachel Alexandra has done it again. The magnificent 3-year-old filly beat the boys for the second time in rolling to an easy victory in the $1.25 million Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park. Rachel Alexandra, the 1-2 favorite, overcame a sloppy track Sunday for her eighth cons...

08/02/09 - 6:36pm

Funk wins U.S. Senior Open in record fashion

CARMEL, Ind. -- Fred Funk has won the U.S. Senior Open in record fashion. Funk broke away from the pack early Sunday and shot 7-under 65 at Crooked Stick, winning by six strokes and setting a tournament record of 20 under. He entered the final round 13 under, one stroke ahead of Greg Norman and Jo...

08/02/09 - 6:12pm

Woman robbed at night deposit

An employee of the DOTS Fashions store at 3412 Washington Road was robbed at gunpoint while making a night deposit at the Wachovia Bank at 3440 Wrightsboro Road.

08/02/09 - 6:08pm

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