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Coach to take job at North Texas

Clemson assistant women's basketball coach Saudia Roundtree is leaving for a similar job at North Texas. The Lady Tigers announced her departure today. Roundtree had spent the past two seasons at Clemson. She will join former Lady Tiger assistant Shanice Stephens, now the North Texas head coach...

06/18/09 - 6:24pm

Stallworth out indefinitely

NEW YORK – Cleveland Browns receiver Donte' Stallworth was indefinitely suspended by the NFL today for driving drunk and killing a pedestrian in Miami. "The conduct reflected in your guilty plea resulted in the tragic loss of life and was inexcusable," Commissioner Roger Goodell said in a ...

06/18/09 - 6:19pm

Fine amount will remain to same

NASCAR driver Carl Long's suspension has been reduced to eight races from a record 12, but his record $200,000 fine remains. National Stock Car Racing commissioner Charles Strang heard Long's final appeal Monday in Chicago. He announced the reduced suspension Wednesday. Long, a part-time d...

06/18/09 - 6:17pm

Walk-off homer wins rain-delayed game

A rain delay of 1 hour, 41 minutes made for a long night at Lake Olmstead Stadium. With the game tied for all but one swing of the final five innings, the Augusta GreenJackets and Rome Braves threatened to make it even longer. But GreenJackets designated hitter Andy D’Alessio prevented extra i...

06/18/09 - 10:56pm

Grovetown man guilty of sex with child, could face life in prison

A Columbia County jury found a Grovetown man guilty Wednesday of 12 felonies for sexually assaulting a child. After three days of testimony and deliberation, the jury found Arthur Clarence Williams Sr., 33, of Katherine Street, guilty of four counts of aggravated child molestation, four counts of c...

06/18/09 - 4:42pm

Area under thunderstorm watch

A brief but violent evening storm blew through the Augusta and Aiken areas Thursday causing downed power lines and widespread debris from fallen tree limbs. About local 4,300 Georgia Power customers lost power during the storm, with the majority of the outages located in Richmond and Columbia count...

06/01/10 - 7:37pm

Carter finishes three shots back

GREENSBORO, Ga. - Brian Carter, of Evans, shot a 2-under-par 70 to tie for second today in the 15-18 division of the 37th Southern Junior Golf Championship at Reynolds Landing Golf Club. Carter finished the 54-hole event at 3-under 213 along with Will Pearson, of Memphis, Tenn., three shots behind ...

06/18/09 - 6:11pm

Hanson, Braves blank Reds

CINCINNATI – Tommy Hanson allowed three hits in six impressive innings and Nate McLouth homered and drove in four runs, sending the Atlanta Braves to a 7-0 victory over the punchless Cincinnati Reds on Thursday. One of baseball’s top pitching prospects, Hanson got his first major league h...

06/18/09 - 3:58pm

Woman charged in connection with North Augusta shooting

An Augusta woman has been charged today with accessory after the fact of murder in a June 11 fatal shooting in North Augusta. Myra Wright, of the 100 block of Reiser Court, was arrested at her place of work at Augusta Mall and taken to the Richmond County Jail, said Aiken County sheriff’s Sgt....

06/18/09 - 3:55pm

Marshall pleads not guilty

Arthur Marshall pleaded not guilty during his arraignment hearing in U.S. District Court today. U.S. Magistrate Judge Leon Barfield explained each of the 22 charges against the local businessman and former hometown and NFL football star who is accused of fraud and money laundering through mortgage ...

06/18/09 - 3:59pm

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