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Wozniacki ends Oudin's run

FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y. - Ninth-seeded Caroline Wozniacki, of Denmark, beat Melanie Oudin, of Marietta, Ga., 6-2, 6-2 tonight in the women's quarterfinals of the U.S Open. The 17-year-old Oudin had reached the quarterfinals by defeating Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in the first round, then upsetting...

09/09/09 - 9:13pm

TEE center committee takes break while bribery allegations investigated

A recommendation on ending the Augusta Commission’s impasse on building a downtown trade, exhibit and event center won’t be ready in time for the Sept. 15 meeting. The five-member committee formed last week and charged with formulating a proposal is on hiatus while the Richmond County She...

01/27/10 - 11:45pm

King might see action this week

ATHENS, Ga. - Caleb King, once touted as Georgia’s next great running back, could get some playing time this week against South Carolina after battling a hamstring problem throughout the preseason. The sophomore didn’t play in the opening loss to Oklahoma State, but coach Mark Richt expec...

09/09/09 - 7:23pm

Roadwork backs up Columbia County traffic

Road construction created a traffic jam extending for miles this afternoon on Washington Road. Work crews contracted by the state Department of Transportation are working on an intersection improvement at Washington and Halali Farm roads. At one point, traffic on Washington Road was reduced to one...

09/09/09 - 8:45pm

'College Night' Thursday at James Brown Arena

High school students will have an opportunity to meet recruiters from more than 150 colleges and universities and win scholarships totaling approximately $17,000 at CSRA College Night, to be held 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the James Brown Arena. Admission is free....

09/09/09 - 5:17pm

North Augusta landmarks have new owners

Rosemary and Lookaway halls have new owners. Kelly and Diana Combs closed on Rosemary and Lookaway Halls about 1:30 p.m. today. The couple, who currently lives in California, plans to live in Rosemary Hall and initially play host to small events like luncheons and themed teas. Mr. Combs plans to ...

09/09/09 - 4:57pm

Letter may shed light on TEE Center bribery offer

If the motive remains a mystery in an alleged bribery attempt involving parking deck profits and the downtown trade, exhibit and event center, a handwritten document attorney David W. Fry purportedly gave two city commissioners may shed some light. According to an attorney who read it, the author o...

01/27/10 - 11:50pm

Two Augusta schools expected to get OK to change curriculum

Two struggling Augusta schools are expected to get a formal OK from the Georgia Board of Education on Thursday to change their curriculum. The board’s Charter Schools Committee recommended Wednesday that the full board approve the change without debate for Jenkins-White Charter School and Murp...

09/09/09 - 5:01pm

Ga. parks offer free admission

Georgia’s Department of Natural Resources will offer free admission to all state parks and historic sites on Saturday, Sept. 26, along with free fishing on all public state waters. “This statewide celebration is a way for us to say ‘thank you’ to hunters, anglers, park visitors...

09/09/09 - 4:10pm

New Georgia State Patrol post now open in Grovetown

Radio communications officially started at 11:40 a.m. today from the Georgia State Patrol post in Grovetown, according to Sgt. First Class Jason Johnson, post commander. The Columbia County post -- based for decades in Thomson -- will continue to serve the five-county area which includes: Richmond,...

09/09/09 - 4:59pm
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