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Coca-Cola 600 pushed back to Monday because of rain

CONCORD, N.C. – NASCAR's longest race of the season has been postponed by rain for the first time in 50 years. Light rain had delayed the scheduled 6:03 p.m. start in the Coca-Cola 600 at Lowe's Motor Speedway, but the track appeared dry and NASCAR called the cars out to pit road momen...

05/24/09 - 8:42pm

Sabbatini wins Byron Nelson Championship by three shots

IRVING, Texas — Rory Sabbatini has won the Byron Nelson Championship, finishing with a two-stroke victory over late-charging Brian Davis. Sabbatini shot 6-under 64 Sunday to finish with a tournament record at 19-under 261 for his fifth PGA Tour victory. Davis, whose closing 64 gave him his th...

05/24/09 - 6:01pm

National Weather Service issues flash flood warning for Burke

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for Burke County until 8:15 p.m. The weather service in West Columbia, S.C., said law enforcement had reported flooding on Georgia Highway 24 southeast of Waynesboro. It said heavy rain was expected to continue in the area for the next ...

05/24/09 - 7:30pm

LSU beats Vanderbilt in SEC Tournament title game

HOOVER, Ala. -– Blake Dean drove in three runs and Ryan Byrd pitched seven strong innings to lift LSU to a 6-2 victory over Vanderbilt Sunday in the Southeastern Conference Tournament championship game. The top-seeded Tigers (46-16) won four consecutive games after losing the opener to the Com...

05/24/09 - 4:49pm

Virginia beats Florida State to win ACC Tournament

DURHAM, N.C. -- Freshman John Hicks' two-run single keyed a three-run ninth inning and lifted Virginia past Florida State 6-3 on Sunday in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game. Steven Proscia and Franco Valdes each added RBIs for the sixth-seeded Cavaliers (43-12-1). They went 3-0 in...

05/24/09 - 4:50pm

Castroneves becomes three-time Indy 500 champion

[YOUTUBE 8lAZJnAiEVY] INDIANAPOLIS — Helio Castroneves has won his third Indianapolis 500, beating 2005 winner Dan Wheldon by more than two seconds. Danica Patrick was third, the best finish by a woman at Indianapolis. Castroneves, who started from the pole, had a half-second lead over teamma...

05/24/09 - 8:22pm

Teen still in critical condition

A Lincolnton, Ga., teenager who was injured in a car wreck in Columbia County on Saturday remained in critical condition today at the Medical College of Georgia Hospital. According to MCG spokeswoman Denise Parrish, Tyler Epps, 16, is still being treated after being airlifted to the hospital Saturd...

05/24/09 - 8:00pm

Scholarship recipients honored at EnergySolutions program

AIKEN -- They are two years from their graduation, yet professional people are already asking one group of high school students where they will be in the future. The EnergySolutions Foundation, the college scholarship organization, awarded 22 high school 10th graders from Georgia and South Carolina...

01/15/10 - 2:37am

Holiday events to honor sacrifice

Here are Memorial Day events planned across the Augusta area Monday: GEORGIA WAR VETERANS NURSING HOME SERVICE: 9 a.m. Monday, Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home, 1101 15th St.; speaker Chief Warrant Officer Andrew Barr of the U.S. Army Signal Center; with the U.S. Army Signal Corps Band and color g...

05/24/09 - 10:27am

Things to do this weekend

Here's what's happening in the Augusta area: TODAY-MONDAY The Augusta GreenJackets celebrate time at home with a Lowcountry boil Monday. There also is baseball to be played. The Jackets face Asheville today through Wednesday. Games start at 2:05 p.m. today and Monday. Tickets cost $1-$11. ...

05/24/09 - 2:53pm

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