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Both sides in DOT dispute say they want faster road building

ATLANTA -- If you've ever been stuck in traffic, jolted by a pothole or worried that a bridge was unsafe, then you're on the minds of some powerful people in Atlanta. The state's top officials say they're determined to shake things up to get more roads built. And things seem pretty ...

03/02/09 - 9:28am

Richmond County schools start hour later this morning

According to a bulletin posted on its Web site, Richmond County schools will be operating on a one hour delay this morning. All students and staff should report one hour later than usual....

03/02/09 - 10:16am

Busch drives from the back to win on home track

LAS VEGAS - Kyle Busch notched the biggest win of his young career Sunday by driving from the back of the field to win at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, his hometown track. Although there are far more hallowed tracks in NASCAR, this 1.5-mile oval in the desert was where "The Wild Thing" most wanted to w...

03/01/09 - 9:46pm

Ogilvy takes Match Play

MARANA, Ariz. – Geoff Ogilvy won the Accenture Match Play Championship for the second time in four years with a 4-and-3 victory over Paul Casey of England to stake his claim Sunday as the best in the world at match play. In a relentless performance at Dove Mountain, the 31-year-old Australian ...

03/01/09 - 7:24pm

Wilson wins in Mexico

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico – Mark Wilson took over the lead of the Mayakoba Golf Classic for good with two early birdies Sunday, yet had to fight through some wobbly play down the stretch to earn his second career PGA Tour victory. The co-leader after the second and third rounds, Wilson shot a 6...

03/01/09 - 7:28pm

Some schools closed Monday

Schools in Columbia, McDuffie and Edgefield counties will be closed Monday because of anticipated bad weather, school officials announced today.

01/19/10 - 10:47pm

Man sought in fatal shooting

Aiken County sheriff's deputies said they found a man dead after responding to a shooting report in North Augusta.

03/01/09 - 6:36pm

Quality Road wins Fountain of Youth

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. -- Quality Road has announced himself as a true Kentucky Derby contender. He took off at the top of the stretch and won the Grade 2, $250,000 Fountain of Youth at Gulfstream Park on Saturday. The winner was ridden by John Velazquez and held off Theregoesjojo by 4 lengths in a...

02/28/09 - 7:38pm

Heavy rains today, winter storm watch for tomorrow

A line of thunderstorms that came through the Augusta area overnight and into this morning dropped more than two inches of rainfall in some areas. Meanwhile, a winter storm watch has now been issued for the area for Sunday night, with a prediction of some local areas receiving up to one inch of sno...

02/28/09 - 9:49pm

Ogilvy, Casey in finals

MARANA, Ariz. - Geoff Ogilvy and Paul Casey will meet in the finals of the Accenture Match Play Championship. Ogilvy defeated Stewart Cink, 4 and 2, and Casey outlasted Ross Fisher, 2 and 1, on Saturday afternoon.

02/28/09 - 8:01pm