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Former champions share lead

COLUMBUS, Ga. - Former champions Russell Henley, of Macon, and David Noll Jr., of Dalton, shared the lead today after two rounds of the 88th annual Georgia Amateur Championship at Country Club of Columbus. Henley, the defending champion, shot 6-under-par 65, while Noll, the 2003 champion, shot 67. ...

07/10/09 - 6:46pm

Baby born today in parking lot of North Augusta restaurant

NORTH AUGUSTA -- Tonya Tillman never expected that her first child would be born at one of her favorite restaurants. But Ezekiel James Tillman arrived about 4:20 p.m. today in the parking lot of Gary’s Hamburgers on Georgia Avenue in North Augusta. His father Rodney said the Tillmans, of Nort...

07/10/09 - 5:59pm

Atlanta gets Church in deal

The free-falling Mets finally made a move, trading Ryan Church to the Atlanta Braves for Jeff Francoeur and cash today in a swap of outfielders who had fallen out of favor with their teams. The rare deal between NL East rivals came with both teams below .500. The Mets are desperate for a spark with...

07/10/09 - 8:35pm

Second round set for Saturday

SILVIS, Ill. – The second round of the John Deere Classic has been postponed because of heavy rain and is now scheduled for Saturday. Scheduled to start at 7 a.m. today, tournament officials were hoping to begin play at 4 p.m. after several delays. They called the round off entirely about 20 m...

07/10/09 - 4:25pm

Man gets life sentence in fatal Club Platinum shooting

An Augusta man who was only 16 years old when arrested on murder charges for a fatal drive-by shooting at a teen club was convicted today. A Richmond County Superior Court jury deliberated several hours today before finding Denzel Ward guilty. Mr. Ward was arrested in the shooting of 24-year-old N...

07/10/09 - 4:08pm

They line up for Augusta Idol

The winner of the Augusta American Idol auditions will be flown to Denver to audition for American Idol producers at a national audition next Tuesday.

01/19/10 - 9:44pm

Baby born in North Augusta restaurant parking lot

Tonya Tillman said she never expected her first child would be born at one of her favorite restaurants. But Ezekiel James Tillman was born about 4:20 p.m. today at Gary’s on Georgia Avenue in North Augusta. According to his father Rodney, the Tillmans had stopped earlier in the day to have br...

07/10/09 - 5:41pm

Baby born this afternoon in North Augusta restaurant parking lot

A baby was born this afternoon in the parking lot of the Gary's Hamburgers restaurant in North Augusta, police confirmed. Keep watching augustachronicle.com for updates....

07/10/09 - 3:45pm

Georgia revenue collections continue to fall

ATLANTA — Gov. Sonny Perdue said this afternoon net revenue collections for the month of June dropped by 15.7 percent from the same month a year ago. The governor says that for the fiscal year, the decline was 10.5 percent. Figures released by the governor's office show revenues for last ...

07/10/09 - 3:45pm

Tow truck driver, wife plead not guilty in Augusta man's death

A South Carolina couple accused of running down an Augusta man with their tow truck pleaded not guilty to murder charges this afternoon. Michael Faron Brown, 27, and Victoria Nichole Brown, 20, both of Gaston, S.C., pleaded not guilty to murder. The Browns are accused of running over William Jacob...

07/10/09 - 2:58pm
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