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Photos: Roller derby action

Soul City Sirens and Palmetto State Roller Girls jam during a roller derby at Red Wing Rollerway in Augusta on Sunday....

06/01/09 - 12:57am

Around town

8 p.m. Tuesday Appleby Garden Concerts Augusta Collegium Musicum; songs from the ’30s, ’40s, ’50s Appleby Branch Library, 2260 Walton Way; bring chair or blanket; (706) 736-6244 12:30 p.m. Wednesday Cedar Grove Cemetery lecture: Learn about the historic black cemetery in downto...

01/18/10 - 6:23pm

Aiken center hopes to expand with land

A wildlife sanctuary in Aiken County is looking to expand its acreage – a plan that officials say will help preserve some historical land and protect wildlife, all while making the area available for tours. “What’s really significant about it is there’s so much historical value ...

06/01/09 - 12:45am

Amateur diggers at work

Since early May, amateur archaeologists have joined professionals in an ongoing excavation of a site in western Allendale Coun­ty, S.C., that apparently was called home by humans in the Ice Age . It’s a summer camp of sorts for the amateurs, who paid $466 for a week of working with res...

06/01/09 - 12:37am

Rants and Raves

Comments from our readers: DRIVERS WHO do not use their turn signals are just plain lazy and not courteous to other drivers. That’s one good reason to stay about a car length behind so that way you have time to stop....

03/24/10 - 3:07pm

Photo: On the river

Personal water craft riders take advantage of Sunday's sunny skies and high temperatures to take a ride on the Savannah River. The warm weather was expected to continue this week, with highs in the 90s....

06/01/09 - 12:27am

Washington eliminates Georgia, earns spot in finals

OKLAHOMA CITY — National player of the year Danielle Lawrie hit a grand slam and made it hold up with a five-hitter and Washington beat Georgia 9-3 Sunday night to earn a spot in the finals of the Women's College World Series. The Huskies (49-12) got even for a loss to the Bulldogs (47-12)...

06/01/09 - 12:26am

Across the area

Three charged in fatal shooting at restaurant Three people were arrested Sunday and charged in a fatal shooting Saturday night. According to a Richmond County jail committal, Susan Elaine Inglett, 24, of the 200 block of Barrow Drive, and Nicholson Rydell Williams, 18, of the 200 block of Memory D...

06/01/09 - 12:24am

Ministry reaches out to ex-prisoners

Prison isn’t just a brick-and-mortar sort of place. “There’s such a thing as a spiritual prison,” said Kelvin Bernard Whitehead, “and we’ve all been there.” Mr. Whitehead spoke Sunday night during a worship service for former inmates and their families at New Lif...

06/01/09 - 12:17am

Youth of the Month: David Lawson Westerfield

David Lawson Westerfield makes the grade and makes a difference. David, the valedictorian of the Class of 2009 at Cross Creek High School, is known for his enthusiasm for helping others. He’s The Augusta Chronicle Community Counts Youth of the Month. David has always helped others and worke...

01/14/10 - 10:23pm

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