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Mayweather pummels Marquez in ring return

LAS VEGAS -- Floyd Mayweather Jr. has returned to the ring in a big way with an unanimous decision over the smaller, lighter Juan Manuel Marquez.

09/20/09 - 12:48am

Man arrested in home invasion, burglary

Michael Chad Gribanow, of Augusta, has been arrested and charged with two counts of burglary, one count of armed robbery and one count of possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

09/19/09 - 9:07pm

Spiller, Tigers outlast Boston College 25-7

Clemson has already showcased its offensive speed and defensive power. Now, the Tigers have unveiled a big-time finisher in kicker Richard Jackson.

09/19/09 - 9:09pm

Mann wins fishing event

Tom Mann Jr., a 26-year veteran of the professional bass fishing wars, weighed in a five-fish, 14-pound, 9-ounce catch on Saturday in winning the Forrest L. Wood Eastern Series championship and more than $122,000. The drive-in weigh-in was held at the Walmart Superstore in Evans. The victory also c...

09/19/09 - 7:15pm

Man robbed while changing flat tire

An 18-year-old Augusta man was robbed at gunpoint while changing a flat tire on his vehicle near the intersection of Peach Orchard and Byrd roads this morning....

09/19/09 - 6:36pm

Attack on reservist could spur new hate crime law

ATLANTA – The case of a black female Army reservist who police say was beaten by a white man in front of her 7-year-old daughter could renew the call for a hate crime law in Georgia. The state is one of five without a hate crime law on the books after the Georgia Supreme Court in 2004 struck d...

09/19/09 - 9:14pm

Summit addresses high dropout rate

Kayla McDougald knows first-hand how important today's summit on dropout prevention could be. Ms. McDougald, 18, dropped out of the Richmond County school system last year after becoming pregnant. She’s now taking evening classes and was part of a youth panel at the One/Third summit di...

01/19/10 - 12:03am

Guy nominated for Pro Football HOF

CANTON, Ohio – Jerry Rice and Emmitt Smith headline the preliminary list of modern-era nominees for induction next year in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The list released Saturday includes 131 players, coaches and contributors. Former Thomson standout Ray Guy, a punter, is also on the list. ...

09/19/09 - 4:38pm

Braves not on Comcast tonight

Tonight's Atlanta Braves game against Philadelphia will not be shown on Comcast. The 7 p.m. game is being shown on the Peachtree TV network. Comcast is showing college football instead, and has run a banner at the bottom of Braves telecasts this week alerting viewers. The game can be seen on K...

09/19/09 - 9:11pm

Chronicle offers update about H1N1 virus and vaccine

The H1N1 flu seemed to come out of nowhere when it appeared in two California children last April, but new studies trace its connections to the 1918 Spanish flu -- one of the deadliest of the modern era. While such a lethal pedigree might at first appear ominous, there are positive signs this health...

09/19/09 - 4:25pm
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