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Par on 18 clinches one-shot win

Drew Czuchry didn’t realize a short par putt on the final hole had won him the Charles Howell III Junior Championship. It took some 15 minutes for his elation to escape, when he stepped out of a television interview, grabbed a victory Sprite and grinned. “I mean I was playing good,”...

07/09/09 - 8:13pm

Fort Gordon confirms two more flu cases

Fort Gordon announced its seventh and eighth confirmed cases of the novel influenza A H1N1 virus today as it continues its vigilance for an outbreak. The latest cases were in a 31-year-old soldier who went to Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center on June 27 and a 44-year-old retiree who was seen ...

01/07/10 - 12:49pm

Phelps breaks 100 butterfly world record

INDIANAPOLIS – Michael Phelps has broken the world record in the 100-meter butterfly at the U.S. national championships. The 14-time Olympic gold medalist swam the two-lap final in 50.22 seconds at the Indiana University Natatorium tonight. He lowered Ian Crocker's mark of 50.40 set at the...

07/09/09 - 6:44pm

Phelps breaks 100 butterfly world record

INDIANAPOLIS – Michael Phelps has broken the world record in the 100-meter butterfly at the U.S. national championships. The 14-time Olympic gold medalist swam the two-lap final in 50.22 seconds at the Indiana University Natatorium tonight. He lowered Ian Crocker's mark of 50.40 set at the...

07/09/09 - 6:43pm

Ex-restaurant manager arrested

Deputies arrested a former manager of Wild Wing Cafe today after they say he was caught on video stealing $750 from the restaurant’s safe. Geoffrey Jimenez, 27, of the 2200 block of Wheeless Road, is charged with one count of burglary, according to Richmond County Sheriff’s Investigator A...

07/09/09 - 5:52pm

Woman in center of sex registry debate arrested on drug charges

A Harlem woman who was the focus of a Georgia's sex offender registry law was arrested Wednesday on drug charges. Wendy Whitaker, 29, of Church Street, was charged with purchase/possession/manufacturing/distribution/sale of a controlled substance and possession of Schedule II drugs. She is bein...

07/09/09 - 3:54pm

Section of Walton Way to close later this month

At least 25,000 vehicles drive on Walton Way near University Hospital everyday. By the end of this month, that number will be zero....

01/08/10 - 12:56pm

Bear cub sighting now believed to have been dogs

A report that two bear cubs were spotted early this morning on the playground of a Columbia County apartment complex turned out to be false. Columbia County Emergency and Operations Director Pam Tucker said this afternoon that officials believe the suspected cubs were actually dogs. A resident of ...

07/09/09 - 5:28pm

Agents say roundup netted nearly 2,000 fugitives

ATLANTA - Authorities say almost 2,000 fugitives were arrested in Georgia during the month of June in a special roundup by federal, state and local law enforcement agents.

07/09/09 - 5:13pm

Ochoa, Kerr share early lead at U.S. Open

BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Top-ranked Lorena Ochoa, 2007 champion Cristie Kerr and qualifier Jean Reynolds each shot a 2-under 69 to share the early lead in the opening round of the U.S. Women’s Open. Birdies were hard to come by Thursday on the slick, undulating greens and narrow fairways of Sauco...

07/09/09 - 2:42pm

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Search of alleged dealer's home found drugs, firearms

An Augusta man who alleged sheriff's officers have used illegal steroids, some for years, came to the attention of a Richmond County Sheriff's narcotics officer twice, according to an ...
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