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Venus Williams wins at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England – Five points into her opening match at Wimbledon, Venus Williams slipped and went sprawling on the grass she loves. The five-time champion recovered from her stumble at the start Tuesday and defeated Stefanie Voegele 6-3, 6-2. It was Williams’ first appearance on Cent...

06/23/09 - 9:17am

Blaze, gunpowder blast kills two

COLBERT - A weekend fire that touched off a gunpowder explosion and killed a popular postal carrier and her brother left Colbert residents and firefighters reeling Monday.

06/23/09 - 8:52am

Aiken I-20 delays begin tonight

This week an eastbound section of Inter­state 20 in Aiken County will be closed at night as construction work takes place for phase two of the Palmetto Parkway project. A contractor will be setting new beams across eastbound I-20, causing that section of the interstate that crosses under U.S. H...

06/23/09 - 8:20am

Mom of 555-pound teen freed

GREENVILLE, S.C. — A mother accused of neglecting her 555-pound son's health has been released on bond.

06/23/09 - 8:14am

Traffic changes at Fort Gordon Gate 2

Fort Gordon drivers should be prepared for detours starting today because of construction of Gate 2. According to a news release from the Public Affairs Office of the United States Army Signal Center & Fort Gordon, drivers will not be able to turn left from Gordon Highway into Gate 2 as a resul...

06/23/09 - 8:13am

HIV program today promotes testing

The Richmond County Health Department will hold press conference at 11 a.m. today at the Health Department Training Room, 950 Laney Walker Blvd. to promote HIV National Testing Day Augusta Mayor Deke Copenhaver joins heath director, Dr. Ketty Gonzalez, and county nurse manager, Teresa Catlett, in ...

01/20/10 - 9:02pm

Georgia Tech student robbed at gunpoint

ATLANTA — Another Georgia Tech student has been robbed at gunpoint, the latest in a series of armed robberies near the campus.

06/23/09 - 8:04am

'Tonight' sidekick Ed McMahon dies

LOS ANGELES — Ed McMahon, the loyal "Tonight Show" sidekick to Johnny Carson, has died at 86.

06/23/09 - 11:48am

Chemical spill reported at Ports Authority

Savannah hazardous materials technicians were called to the Georgia Ports Authority late Monday night after reports that an unknown substance spilled from a container at the Garden City Terminal.

06/23/09 - 7:05am

Man who shot robber at AA gets gun back

A South Carolina lawyer who shot and killed an armed robber at an Alcoholic Anonymous gathering in Columbia has his gun back.

06/23/09 - 6:55am
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