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Flu hits local schools, but cases relatively mild

While flu is in every school in the Augusta area, it has yet to make a big impact in terms of absences in Richmond and Columbia counties, officials said this morning. And while pediatricians say they are seeing a lot of flu cases, most have been relatively mild. At a news conference at Medical Coll...

01/08/10 - 1:57pm

Aiken releases latest most wanted list

The Aiken County Sheriff's Office has released today its latest most wanted list, this time focusing on the crime of burglary. Those on the list and their last known address are: Eziukwa Ambrose Umachi, 28, of the 2100 block of Franklin Drive, North Augusta; Brandon Jerrod Johnson, 23, of the ...

09/09/09 - 12:10pm

Report made public today outlines bribery case

A Richmond County Sheriff’s report maintains a local attorney offered a contract to operate the parking deck of the proposed downtown trade, exhibit and exhibition center. David Fry, 57, was arrested at his home on Indian Cove Road off Berckmans Road on Tuesday on charges that he tried to brib...

01/27/10 - 11:50pm

Few fireworks at congressman's Watkinsville town hall meeting

WATKINSVILLE - A large contingent of Athens and Oconee County liberals turned out to conservative U.S. Rep. Paul Broun's town hall meeting on health care reform Tuesday morning.

09/09/09 - 4:58pm

Condoleezza Rice urges GSU students to follow their passion

STATESBORO - Although she's been out of the position for nearly a year, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice sounded every bit the foreign diplomat Tuesday as she addressed a crowd of nearly 5,000 students, staff and community members at Georgia Southern University.

09/09/09 - 8:18am

I-20 Belair Road exit to close briefly

The Interstate 20 westbound exit ramp to Belair Road will be closed starting today at 10 p.m. while crews pour concrete.

09/09/09 - 4:58pm

Man arrested in theft of Ga. police car

DECATUR, Ga. - A man wanted in the theft of a police car in Gwinnett County has been arrested in Decatur.

09/09/09 - 7:46am

Aiken authorities look into fatal shooting

Investigators were searching for clues in a fatal shooting that occurred about 8:10 p.m. Tuesday in the 400 block of Abbeville Avenue in Aiken.

09/09/09 - 7:39am

Vazquez sharp in win

HOUSTON – Javier Vazquez struck out nine in seven shutout innings and the Atlanta Braves snapped a five-game losing skid with a 2-1 win over the Houston Astros tonight. Adam LaRoche and Nate McLouth hit solo homers off Felipe Paulino for Atlanta. Vazquez (12-9) allowed three hits and Rafael S...

09/08/09 - 10:51pm

Pugh expects to play Saturday

ATHENS, Ga. – Georgia safety Makiri Pugh expects to play against South Carolina after recovering from swine flu. Pugh tested positive for the H1N1 virus last week and didn't play in the season opener against Oklahoma State. But he got over the illness in a couple of days and was back at pr...

01/08/10 - 2:22pm
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