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Concert kicks off holiday drive

The Empty Stocking Fund got off to a grand start today with the Augusta Concert Band giving a rousing performance of holiday music at First Baptist Church of Augusta.

01/19/10 - 10:46pm

Train carrying acid derails in S.C.

GILBERT — Officials say eight railroad cars, one loaded with thousands of gallons of sulfuric acid, derailed in a sparsely populated rural area west of Columbia.

11/22/09 - 10:54pm

Darkness suspends play at LPGA Tour Championship

RICHMOND, Texas – Kristy McPherson finished off a 5-under 67 in fading sunlight Sunday to take a one-stroke lead in the LPGA Tour Championship before the second round was suspended because of darkness. McPherson, the sister of Augusta State women's golf coach Kevin McPherson, was 8 under. ...

11/22/09 - 10:54pm

Season a bit merrier on job front

Holiday job prospects are a bit brighter this year, providing some relief after employers more than halved the number of seasonal workers in 2008.

01/19/10 - 10:46pm

Woman injured in robbery try

A 31-year-old woman told police she was attacked by a man who attempted to rob her as she was walking on Britts Lane about 9:50 p.m. Saturday. According to a Richmond County sheriff’s report, officers were sent to Starnes Street and Britts Lane after a woman was reported screaming. A deputy fo...

11/22/09 - 8:14pm

Woman says man robbed her

A 58-year-old Augusta woman told police she was robbed about 6 p.m. Saturday in the 2900 block of Lee Street.

11/22/09 - 8:10pm

Hamlin wins Sprint Cup finale; Johnson takes title

HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Jimmie Johnson has won a NASCAR record fourth consecutive championship with a fifth-place finish in the finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Johnson needed only to finish 25th or better to beat teammate Mark Martin in the race, won by Denny Hamlin, to give team owner Rick Hend...

11/22/09 - 10:54pm

Ole Miss, Cal, UNC back in AP Top 25

NEW YORK - Mississippi, California and North Carolina, teams that started the season with lofty expectations before stumbling, have surged back into the AP Top 25 college football poll.

11/22/09 - 7:32pm

Tynes' 36-yard field goal leads Giants over Falcons in OT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Lawrence Tynes kicked a 36-yard field goal 3:54 into overtime to lead the New York Giants past the Atlanta Falcons 34-31 after the defense blew a two-touchdown lead in the fourth quarter. Eli Manning threw for a career-high 384 yards and three touchdowns, including two ...

11/22/09 - 5:36pm

Westwood wins tournament, Race to Dubai title

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Lee Westwood of England became Europe's No. 1 golfer on Sunday after winning the Dubai World Championship by six strokes. Westwood shot a course-record 8-under 64 in the final round at the Earth Course to finish at 23-under 265. He earned $1.25 million with the 31...

11/22/09 - 3:47pm
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