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Columbus man suffers collapsed lung, broken ribs in beating

COLUMBUS, Ga. — Columbus police say a 52-year-old man suffered serious injuries when he was assaulted while on a three-day drinking binge.

01/23/10 - 12:54pm

Columbus police say 14-year-old girl lied about sexual assault

COLUMBUS, Ga. — Columbus police say a 14-year-old girl's report that she was sexually assaulted near a school bus stop on Jan. 14 was false.

01/23/10 - 12:56pm

Golfer shoots 62 in second round

LA QUINTA, Calif. – Long-hitting Bubba Watson is using the wet weather to his advantage in the Bob Hope Classic. Watson shot a 10-under 62 today to take a two-stroke lead over Alex Prugh after the second round, which began and ended in driving rain. The storm wiped out play Thursday and threa...

01/22/10 - 8:49pm

Robbers crash near Washington Road interchange of I-20

Traffic was backed up tonight near Washington Road and Interstate 20 after a robbery suspect crashed his car and took off on foot. Richmond County sheriff’s Lt. Scott Gay said police were following the car about 6 p.m. after a reported robbery at Huntington Apartments in the 2900 block of Peri...

01/22/10 - 8:37pm

Deputy warden named interim director of Animal Services

Sharon Broady, a deputy warden at the Richmond County Correctional Institution, has been named interim Animal Services director, City Administrator Fred Russell said today.

01/22/10 - 8:27pm

Early voting for state Senate runoff expands Monday

The Richmond County Board of Elections will extend early voting hours to 6 p.m. starting Monday in the final week to cast ballots early for the state Senate district 22 runoff election. In two weeks of early voting so far, 410 people cast their ballots. The runoff race features Democrats Hardie Dav...

01/22/10 - 7:07pm

Early voting for state Senate runoff expands Monday

The Richmond County Board of Elections will extend early voting hours to 6 p.m. starting Monday in the final week to cast ballots early for the state Senate district 22 runoff election. In two weeks of early voting so far, 410 people cast their ballots. The runoff race features Democrats Hardie Dav...

01/22/10 - 7:07pm

Early voting for state Senate runoff expands Monday

The Richmond County Board of Elections will extend early voting hours to 6 p.m. starting Monday in the final week to cast ballots early for the state Senate district 22 runoff election. In two weeks of early voting so far, 410 people cast their ballots. The runoff race pits Democrats Hardie Davis a...

01/22/10 - 7:05pm

Wreck kills Augustan, 58

An Augusta man was killed this afternoon after he lost control of his vehicle on Mike Padgett Highway. Gregory Zurkin, 58, was traveling southbound on the road approaching Country Place Road when his right side tires left the roadway and caused him to lose control, said Richmond County Deputy Coron...

01/22/10 - 8:26pm

Education chief urges class-size flexibility for Ga. school boards

ATLANTA – Georgia's top education official said today that as local school boards face more state cuts they should be given greater control to set larger class sizes.

01/22/10 - 7:00pm
 
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