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UGA tests outside smoking risks

ATHENS, Ga. -- Smoking bans have made the air healthier in bars and restaurants, but may have made the air just outside the establishments more hazardous, University of Georgia researchers have found. Nonsmoking diners and imbibers sitting in outdoor patios or sidewalk seating areas connected to th...

11/24/09 - 6:26am

Athens police arrest 3 from Kentucky in pre-game spree

ATHENS, Ga. --Three Kentucky fans allegedly went on a drunken rampage on the University of Georgia campus early Saturday morning, hours before their school's team beat the Bulldogs in Sanford Stadium. UGA police say the men threw rocks at cars and buildings, breaking windows, and turned over p...

11/24/09 - 6:21am

1-month-old boy abducted

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — South Carolina authorities are looking for a 1-month-old boy taken from a vehicle parked at a post office.

11/24/09 - 3:52am

Aiken school board to meet

The Aiken County School Board will discuss facility needs and improvements Tuesday night as part of an initiative to create a capital building campaign. The 7 p.m. meeting will be held at 1000 Brookhaven Drive. A copy of the school board’s agenda can be viewed at

01/08/10 - 11:37am

1 dead in N. Augusta shooting

A man was killed in a shooting in the 1100 block of Weston Street in North Augusta tonight, according to Lt. Tim Pearson of the North Augusta Department of Public Safety.

11/23/09 - 10:28pm

Two injured in 3-vehicle crash

A three-vehicle wreck in Martinez sent at least two people to the hospital tonight.

11/23/09 - 9:31pm

Ochoa edges Shin for player of the year honors

RICHMOND, Texas – Anna Nordqvist has won the LPGA Tour Championship and Lorena Ochoa finished second to win her fourth consecutive player of the year award by one point over Jiyai Shin. The 22-year-old Nordqvist shot a final-round 65 on Monday to finish 13 under par. Ochoa was two strokes back...

11/23/09 - 7:03pm

Georgia punter a finalist for Ray Guy Award

Georgia punter Drew Butler is one of three finalists for the Ray Guy Award, the Augusta Sports Council announced today. The three athletes were selected by a national voting body of Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) coaches, sports information directors, national media, and former Ray Guy Award winner...

11/23/09 - 6:19pm

Former cape man for James Brown faces drug charge

The former cape man for the late entertainer James Brown is behind bars on a drug charge.

11/23/09 - 5:40pm

Helping hands for the holidays

There are plenty of ways to give back this holiday season. Opportunities include gift-giving for children, bell ringing for The Salvation Army, food drives for the hungry, and sending holiday mail to servicemen and women. Here's a sampling to get you started: WHITE CHRISTMAS: Get a Christmas ...

11/23/09 - 4:59pm
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