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Tests to be done on dead boy, 4

ATHENS, Ga. — Toxicology and other blood tests might show what killed a 4-year-old boy who complained of a headache and upset stomach Friday, then stopped breathing later that day.

08/09/09 - 2:37pm

Congressman Broun will hold Evans town hall meeting Monday

U.S. Rep. Paul Broun will hold a town hall meeting Monday in Columbia County to hear from citizens concerned about the new federal health care bill. The session will be held at 6 p.m. at the auditorium of the Columbia County Board of Education office, 4781 Hereford Farm Road, in Evans, said Jessica...

01/08/10 - 12:09pm

Wandering bear Georgia nuisance

BRUNSWICK, Ga. -- A Florida black bear meandering through Southeast Georgia is headed for trouble unless it settles down away from people, state wildlife authorities said. The bear was captured Aug. 1 when it sought refuge in the garage of a Sugarmill Plantation home in St. Marys after an afternoon...

08/09/09 - 6:19am

Falcons WR White agrees to contract extension

After holding out for the first week of training camp, receiver Roddy White has agreed to a contract extension with the Atlanta Falcons.

08/08/09 - 8:19pm

First Hispanic justice a point of pride for some Augustans

The swearing-in of Sonia Sotomayer as the first Hispanic justice of the Supreme Court was a momentous occasion for some Augustans.

08/08/09 - 10:41pm

9-year-old girl hit by car dies

A 9-year-old Aiken girl hit by a car while trying to cross a street Friday night has died. Shakayla Watkins was pronounced dead at Medical College of Georgia. She died from multiple body trauma, according to the Aiken County Coroner’s Office. Shakayla was returning from a football scrimmage a...

08/08/09 - 6:30pm

Community-wide PTA draws hundreds

Parent Teacher Associations across the county participated in an event at Augusta State University's Sports Complex today.

01/19/10 - 9:45pm

Harrisburg residents protest against "nuisance" property owner

Harrisburg residents protest against landlord they say owns a "nuisance" property in their community.

08/08/09 - 3:16pm

SC nuclear fuel plant cited for false records

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Authorities say a contract foreman at a nuclear fuel plant in South Carolina deliberately falsified records. The State newspaper of Columbia reported Saturday that Westinghouse Electric Co. fired the employee and agreed to improve oversight of contractors. The Nuclear Regulat...

08/08/09 - 12:19pm

Woman charged with murder in death of grandmother

MACON, Ga. – A Macon woman has been charged with killing her 92-year-old grandmother by neglect. Michelle Sheree Brooks Moore was arrested Friday on a felony murder charge in the September 2008 death of Clara Sipp. Medical personnel caring for Sipp after she was transported by ambulance to Col...

08/08/09 - 11:56am
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