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North Augusta officer wounded

A North Augusta Public Safety officer was wounded this evening in a shooting in the vicinity of the Bradleyville Road overpass on the new Interstate 520. Lt. Tim Pearson of North Augusta Public Safety said the officer and a fellow officer were attempting to make a traffic stop at Martintown and Old...

06/03/09 - 11:03pm

Police called to Tignall after bomb found in parked pickup

TIGNALL, Ga. – Local, state and federal authorities are continuing to investigate the discovery of a large explosive device found in the bed of a parked pickup truck this morning. The bomb, described as “a sizable explosive device,” was destroyed by special bomb squad agents with the...

06/03/09 - 7:40pm

Police employee charged with embezzlement in Washington

WASHINGTON, Ga. – An employee of the Washington Police Department is free on bail after being arrested for embezzlement of city funds totaling more than $40,000. Gary Nicholson, special agent in-charge of the regional office in Thomson, identified the suspect as Tammy Dale Land, of Washington....

06/03/09 - 6:29pm

Braves release Glavine; call up Hanson; acquire McLouth

ATLANTA (AP) – In a stunning move, the Atlanta Braves released 305-game winner Tom Glavine on Wednesday, just when it seemed he was ready to return to the big leagues. The 43-year-old Glavine, who was coming back from shoulder and elbow surgery, threw six scoreless innings for Class-A Rome on ...

06/03/09 - 9:01pm

Braves release Tom Glavine

ATLANTA — Braves release pitcher Tom Glavine....

06/03/09 - 6:21pm

SRS announces milestone

Savannah River Site today made its 1000th shipment of transuranic waste to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad, N.M. According to a U.S. Department of Energy news release, the shipment marked the eighth year SRS has safely shipped such waste for a total of 28,500 55-gallon drums being tra...

06/03/09 - 6:18pm

Augusta's Knox one shot back

AIKEN — University of Alabama golfer Hunter Slatton and USC Upstate golfer Josh Gallman shot 3-under-par 67s today to share the lead after the first round of the Palmetto Amateur at Palmetto Golf Club. Augusta's Jeff Knox, the two-time defending Georgia Mid-Amateur champion, is one back. ...

06/03/09 - 6:02pm

Martinez man to remain free on bond, NY federal judge decides

A Martinez man appeared this afternoon before a federal judge in Albany, N.Y., where he faces a charge of enticing a minor. Michael Adam, 50, was again advised of the allegations against him. With no objection from federal prosecutors, the judge allowed Mr. Adam to remain free on a $25,000 bond. He...

06/03/09 - 6:21pm

American transfer to join Pacers

USC Aiken men's basketball coach Vince Alexander announced the addition of 6-foot-9 center/forward Mike Technow today. Technow, who is transferring from NCAA Division I American University, will have three years of eligibility remaining. He is the fourth player to sign with the Pacers for next...

01/07/10 - 3:32pm

Outfielder to fill roster spot

ATLANTA – Braves pitcher Jorge Campillo is back on the disabled list for the second time this season. Campillo was placed on the 15-day DL before tonight's game against the Chicago Cubs. Outfielder Brian Barton was called up from Triple-A Gwinnett to fill the roster spot. The right-handed...

06/03/09 - 6:04pm

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