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Big inning lifts Miami to win

DURHAM, N.C. — Miami scored seven runs in the sixth inning and defeated Georgia Tech 8-6 today in the opening game of the Atlantic Coast Conference baseball tournament. Former Greenbrier standout Jeff Rowland went 3-for-6 with two RBI and a run for the Yellow Jackets (34-16-1). Miami will fac...

05/20/09 - 6:07pm

Flood map open house tonight

Representatives of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the state National Flood Insurance Program Office will hold an open house this evening to talk about Augusta’s new flood maps and answer questions. The meeting will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Carrie J. Mays Family Life Center,...

05/20/09 - 4:47pm

North Augusta Wal-Mart makes community donation

North Augusta’s Wal-Mart store No. 1270 gave away more than $53,000 today as part of the re-grand opening celebration. The Aiken Family Y received the largest donation with $25,000. Other recipients include $12,000 to First Tee of Augusta, $10,000 to The Augusta Players and $5,000 to the Aiken...

05/20/09 - 4:45pm

Woman dies of crash injuries

A Warrenville woman died today of injuries suffered in a single-car accident near Wagener on May 15, according to the Aiken County coroner.

05/20/09 - 4:43pm

Villa Rica officer dragged, driver jailed

VILLA RICA, Ga. - A Villa Rica police officer is recovering at home after he was injured during a routine traffic stop.

05/20/09 - 3:51pm

Richmond math scores up in most grades

More preliminary test results released by the Richmond County school system this afternoon show gains by almost all grades on the math section of the CRCT compared with last year, but inconsistent results in Reading and English/Language Arts.

05/20/09 - 4:16pm

I-20 wreck closes lane

A wreck on Interstate 20 near the Grovetown exit this afternoon has caused one lane of westbound traffic to shut down.

05/20/09 - 3:31pm

Walker judge recuses himself

The federal judge who presided over former Georgia Sen. Charles Walker’s criminal trial recused himself this week from presiding over Mr. Walker’s appeal.

05/20/09 - 6:19pm

FLU UPDATE: Georgia has two more confirmed cases

Georgia has two more confirmed cases of novel influenza A H1N1 infection, bringing the state’s total to 27, the Georgia Division of Public Health announced this afternoon.

05/20/09 - 3:41pm

Slain tourist's fiance asks max penalty for killer

SAVANNAH, Ga. - The fiance of a pregnant Georgia woman slain in Puerto Rico said he wants "the maximum sentence possible" for the man who pleaded guilty to killing her.

05/20/09 - 2:43pm

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