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No. 1 Florida holds off Hogs

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Tim Tebow kept Florida's perfect season intact. Tebow directed a 69-yard drive in the final minutes, setting up Caleb Sturgis' 27-yard field goal with 9 seconds remaining that gave the top-ranked Gators a 23-20 win against Arkansas today. Was it Tebow's Heisman...

10/17/09 - 7:20pm

Congressman speaks to crowd of 100 in Barnwell

Barnewell, S.C. - Continuing the national debate on health care, U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson held three town hall meetings in the Lowcountry. Nearly 100 people gathered in Barnwell at 9 a.m. this morning, at the Barnwell High School gym to hear Mr. Wilson speak. The congressman strongly criticized H.R. 3...

10/17/09 - 6:48pm

UGA student robbed at gunpoint by cab driver

ATHENS, Ga. – Police in Athens say a University of Georgia student was robbed at gunpoint by a cab driver who picked him up. Police say the student was robbed around 2:15 a.m. this morning when he was picked up by a cab in downtown Athens. Investigators say the driver pulled the cab over, hi...

10/17/09 - 5:43pm

Fair offers unlimited rides for $16

Items published in The Chronicle on Friday and Saturday incorrectly reported unlimited ride tickets at the Georgia-Carolina State Fair could be purchased for $15. The actual cost is $16. Gates at the Exchange Club Fairgrounds on Hale Street in Augusta open at noon Sunday. Students and children will...

10/17/09 - 5:40pm

No one injured in Harlem house fire

The fire began at about 2 p.m. at a two-story brick home in the 100 block of Wells Drive.

10/17/09 - 9:00pm

Another busy weekend offers much to do around the area

The weekend kicks off with big-ticket entertainment options, including a variety of family-friendly events around Augusta, Evans and Fort Gordon. For everything going on, see our events database. Here's a sampling:

01/11/10 - 11:00am

'Miracle Mile' fund raiser today boosts breast cancer effort

Dark skies and cool temperatures did not slow down this morning's Miracle Mile Walk, a three-mile walk through downtown Augusta.

10/17/09 - 5:50pm

Coroner says teen shot five times after stabbing officer

CONWAY, S.C. – A coroner says the 16-year-old student killed at his South Carolina high school by a police officer was shot five times. Horry County Coroner Robert Edge told multiple media outlets Saturday that the fatal shot struck Trevor Varinecz in the chest. Authorities say Varinecz asked...

10/17/09 - 4:43pm

Search widens for missing F-16 pilot off S.C. coast

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Aircraft and ships continue to search the Atlantic Ocean off the South Carolina coast for an F-16 fighter pilot whose jet collided with another aircraft during night training exercises. Coast Guard Petty Officer Bobby Nash said Saturday the search for Capt. Nicholas Giglio h...

10/17/09 - 4:34pm

Tigers pound Deacons by 35

C.J. Spiller ran for two touchdowns and Clemson put aside two weeks of turmoil to get back in the ACC's Atlantic Division race.

10/17/09 - 7:10pm
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