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Newly appointed coliseum member bows out before being sworn in

One of the newly-appointed members of the revamped Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority has bowed out before being sworn in. According to Tuesday’s Augusta Commission meeting agenda, Charles E. Harris has resigned, and Shirley Darby will be appointed in his place....

01/20/10 - 11:55pm

Byrnes singles in game winner

PHOENIX – Eric Byrnes singled home Mark Reynolds in the 11th inning to give the Arizona Diamondbacks a 3-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves today. Reynolds led off the inning with a ground-rule double off Jeff Bennett (2-2) that bounced into the Atlanta bullpen down the right-field line. Reynol...

05/30/09 - 8:02pm

LATEST: Teenager drowns in Savannah River

The teenage son of a Georgia State Patrol officer drowned while swimming with a friend Saturday afternoon. Stephen Fishel was pronounced dead at 5:33 p.m. nearly a mile from the Hammonds Ferry boat ramp in North Augusta, said Richmond County Deputy Coroner Johnny McDonald. He recently graduated ...

01/15/10 - 1:24am

Florida State beats Georgia, advances to regional final

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Freshman Sean Gilmartin pitched a complete game and Jason Stidham had five RBI in Florida State's 8-2 victory over Georgia that advanced the Seminoles to the championship round of the Tallahassee NCAA regional. Florida State (44-16) jumped out to a 4-0 lead before Georg...

05/30/09 - 7:30pm

Two people drown in separate incidents, one of them a child

Two people have drowned this afternoon in separate incidents, one of them a child, according to local authorities. A child drowned near the Boathouse on Riverfront Drive, according to a sargeant with the Georgia State Patrol. The Richmond County Coroner has been called to the scene. No other inform...

05/30/09 - 7:11pm

Bachelorette No. 2: Tell us about yourself

"I work hard, have my own things and I’m just looking for that special person who can complete the equation. I’m one of the most giving, patient, communicating females that a guy will meet.” - Nadine Johnson, a contestant in our bachelor/bachelorette contest. We have a field of 14 w...

05/30/09 - 5:26pm

Driver holds on to win at Dover

DOVER, Del. – Brad Keselowski raced to his first NASCAR Nationwide Series victory of the season, taking the lead off a restart in the final laps at Dover International Speedway. Kyle Busch led most of the second half of today's race and appeared on the way to his third win of the season. B...

05/30/09 - 5:17pm

Columbia County cooling centers to open Monday

Columbia County’s cooling centers will open Monday and remain open until Sept. 30, according to a news release from Pam Tucker, the county’s Emergency Services director. All have air-conditioned sitting areas, and most have television and ice water available and are handicapped accessible...

05/30/09 - 5:03pm

Aggies beat Arkansas 3-2 in final

TOLEDO, Ohio – Texas A&M's Bronson Burgoon hit a gap wedge from the rough to within 3 inches of the 18th hole today to win his match and clinch the first NCAA Division I men's golf title for the Aggies. Burgoon, a senior and the team's No. 1 player, had lost the previous four h...

05/30/09 - 3:45pm

Schlopy's two homers lift Dogs

OKLAHOMA CITY – Taylor Schlopy homered twice to help Georgia rally from an early three-run deficit for a 7-5 win against Michigan tonight at the Women's College World Series. Schlopy became only the fourth player in World Series history to homer twice in one game, and the sixth-seeded Bull...

05/30/09 - 10:41pm

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