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Brookland-Cayce wins lower state crown

CAYCE, S.C. - A championship softball game between Midland Valley and Brookland-Cayce ended the way any heated rivalry is supposed to. The Class AAA lower state championship game went down to the final at bat in a 1-0 victory for the home Brookland-Cayce Lady Bearcats....

05/15/09 - 10:31pm

Jaguars 12th with one round left

SORRENTO, Fla. - Augusta State shot 9-over 293 today and dropped five spots to 12th after the second round of the NCAA Southeast Regional at Red Tail Golf Club. The Jaguars, who began the day tied for seventh with Georgia and Georgia State, are at 7-over 575. The top 5 teams advance to the NCAA Ch...

05/15/09 - 8:19pm

Pacers stay alive with victory

AIKEN - USC Aiken's Steven Spire threw 150 pitches in a complete-game 9-2 win over Tusculum in an elimination contest today in the NCAA Division II Southeast Regional at Roberto Hernandez Stadium....

01/19/10 - 2:00am

SRS announces biomass plan

The construction of one of the largest biomass facilities in the country has been approved for Savannah River Site and will begin in about three months, a news release stated today....

05/15/09 - 5:38pm

Augusta jobless claims fall

First-time claims for unemployment insurance in Augusta were lower in April compared to March.

05/15/09 - 5:36pm

Westside High comes to rescue for Science Olympiad

Westside High School is earning quite the reputation among the nation’s elite science students. Teams from throughout the country are in town getting set to compete in the National Science Olympiad at Augusta State University and neighboring locations. But when a team from Sacramento, Calif.,...

01/19/10 - 12:08am

Holder resigns as Thomson coach

THOMSON – Terry Holder, one of the most successful prep baseball coaches in Georgia history with more than 500 wins, has decided to leave his position at Thomson High School. “I just kind of felt like it was time to turn the program over to someone younger than I am – someone with a ...

05/15/09 - 5:28pm

Columbia County schools say latest CRCT results improve

For students struggling with a tougher state math curriculum in Columbia County, the second year was the charm. School officials released the system’s results Friday afternoon for the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests for 2009, and are hailing a jump in improvement for both fifth- and eigh...

05/15/09 - 9:23pm

Medlen to take Reyes' spot in Braves' rotation

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves are moving left-hander Jo-Jo Reyes to the bullpen and calling up right-hander Kris Medlen to take his place in the rotation.

05/15/09 - 5:10pm

William Pierce Copenhaver, father of Augusta mayor, dies

William Pierce “Bill” Copenhaver, a longtime Augusta civic and business leader, and father of Mayor Deke Copenhaver, died today at his home in Martinez. “He was a wonderful man and we all loved him dearly,” the mayor said this afternoon. “He gave a tremendous amount back to...

01/20/10 - 9:50pm

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