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Two brothers shot by uncle

CUTHBERT, Ga. — One man is dead and his brother hospitalized after police say their uncle shot them on a street corner Saturday. Cuthbert police say Howard Daniels shot his 20-year-old nephew Kentrell Jenkins to death. Police say he shot Jenkins with what they believe is a 9mm handgun once in...

12/13/09 - 1:38pm

Thieves take Christmas decorations

ATLANTA — Police are looking for whoever stole Christmas from an Atlanta Chick-fil-A restaurant by swiping eight reindeer and $4,000 worth of other Christmas decorations at the restaurant. Owner and operator Cynthia Inman says it happened around midnight on Friday. The thieves took eight illum...

12/13/09 - 7:04pm

Luminary ceremony postponed

The Lights for Lydia luminary project scheduled for Saturday night was postponed until this week because of inclement weather. The lighting of the luminaries ceremony will be held Saturday at Doctors Hospital from 6 to 9 p.m. Lights for Lydia is an annual fundraiser for the Lydia Project, a local no...

01/07/10 - 12:23pm

S.C. Episcopalians elect bishop

The Rev. W. Andrew Waldo was elected bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Upper South Carolina Saturday. The Rev. David F. O. Thompson of St. Bartholomew’s Church in North Augusta had been in the running. About 400 Episcopal clergy and delegates gathered in Columbia this weekend to find a succe...

12/13/09 - 7:04pm

Slumping Atlanta takes aim at rival

The New Orleans Saints are chasing perfection. The Atlanta Falcons are just trying to survive.

12/13/09 - 3:29am

Alabama running back Mark Ingram wins Heisman Trophy

Alabama running back Mark Ingram has won the 75th Heisman Trophy.

12/12/09 - 11:21pm

Rescue agency probing incident

ATLANTA — The Atlanta Fire Rescue Department has begun an internal investigation after a video showed rescuers looking at a shooting victim and walking away without checking whether he was alive.

12/12/09 - 7:44pm

No. 4 Augusta State defeats Tusculum, ties school record

The fourth-ranked Jaguars improved to 7-0. Augusta State will try to set a new mark Tuesday in its home game against Peach Belt Conference foe Clayton State.

12/12/09 - 9:50pm

Traffic diverted by accident

A serious accident on Old Waynesboro Road in south Augusta this afternoon has led officials to divert traffic, Richmond County dispatch said. The accident happened about 3:30 p.m., and a section of the road was still closed two hours later. A medical helicopter was flown in, though information abou...

12/12/09 - 6:41pm

Reactor process 80% complete

A nuclear reactor at Plant Vogtle that was shut down twice this week should be back online within 48 hours, a spokeswoman for the company that operates the plant said today. “We’re in the process of bringing it back up,” Alyson Fuqua of Southern Nuclear said late this afternoon. ...

12/12/09 - 6:22pm
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