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Police investigate robbery at Lumpkin Road store tonight

Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at about 7:10 p.m. today at the PK Pantry store at 2502 Lumpkin Road. According to Richmond County Sgt. Blaise Dresser, the store was held up by two black males. Detailed descriptions of the suspects were not yet available, he said....

08/19/09 - 10:03pm

DH scheduled for Thursday

The Augusta GreenJackets game against the Savannah Sand Gnats, scheduled for tonight at Lake Olmstead Stadium, has been postponed because of rain. The teams will play a doubleheader on Thursday, beginning at 5:05 p.m. Both games will be seven-inning contests with approximately a 30-minute break be...

08/19/09 - 8:15pm

Asian Amateur Championship sponsors announced

HONG KONG – IBM, KFC, Rolex and Zurich Financial Services Group have agreed to become sponsors of the Asian Amateur Championship, event officials announced today....

08/19/09 - 6:52pm

Teen wins race amid gender-test flap

BERLIN – Facing questions about her gender, South African teenager Caster Semenya easily won the 800-meter gold medal today at the world championships. Her dominating run came on the same day track and field's ruling body said she was undergoing a gender test because of concerns she does n...

08/19/09 - 6:39pm

Smoltz agrees to deal with Cardinals

ST. LOUIS - John Smoltz agreed to a deal with the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday, giving the 42-year-old former ace a chance to rejuvenate his career in the middle of a pennant race. Smoltz joined the NL Central leaders shortly after he cleared waivers, after his release by Boston. He was 2-5 wit...

08/19/09 - 3:53pm

Thomson woman still in hospital after Saturday accident

A Thomson woman remained hospitalized this morning after a single-vehicle wreck in rural Columbia County on Saturday. Harriett L. Bullard, 53, of Reese Jones Road, is in critical condition at the Medical College of Georgia Hospital, according to a hospital spokeswoman. Just before 3:30 p.m. Saturd...

08/19/09 - 3:26pm

Augusta man arrested today after violent attack on man, woman

An Augusta man was arrested early today after police say he attacked two people, then barricaded himself in his bedroom in an attempt to overdose on cocaine before deputies could arrest him. Todd Wayne Griffey, 23, of the 3300 block of Tobin Street, faces charges of aggravated assault, armed robber...

08/19/09 - 5:01pm

Still waiting for documents

Goshen resident Becky Shealy says she's still waiting for a complete copy of the city's $50 million application for stimulus funds, $21 million of which would go toward her community.

01/21/10 - 12:43am

ACT scores show improvement by some local schools

Scores for Georgia and South Carolina hold steady.

01/15/10 - 2:57am

Stop Obama Care rally will be held at amphitheater

A coalition of Augustans opposed to the national health care reform plan will hold a rally from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, at the Riverwalk amphitheater.

08/19/09 - 3:10pm
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