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Meeting to focus on child literacy

Local Rotary Club members will gather Monday to discuss a literacy program that could put more books in the homes of Richmond County children. The clubs in District 6920, which includes Richmond County, will gather at Augusta State University’s Jaguar Student Activity Center at 4 p.m. to deter...

01/21/10 - 12:05am

Two killed in North Augusta crash

Two people are dead and three injured as the result of a car crash on U.S. Highway 1 in North Augusta this morning.

08/02/09 - 3:04pm

Man, 70, drowns at Lake Lanier

CUMMING, Ga. — A man drowned while swimming with family members and friends at Lake Lanier.

08/02/09 - 12:51pm

Witnesses say man darted in front of car on Washington Road

A 58-year-old man who was struck by a car on Washington Road died this morning at the Medical College of Georgia Hospital.

08/02/09 - 12:31pm

Heavy rain, some flooding likely

Strong thunderstorms are likely in the Augusta area this afternoon and tonight and could produce strong, gusty winds, heavy downpours and localized flooding, the National Weather Service says.

08/02/09 - 9:41am

Sales-tax holiday ends today

The Georgia sales tax holiday is a great time to save on big-ticket back-to-school purchases. But hurry. The event, which exempts local and state tax on purchases of certain school-related items, ends today. The following items are eligible for state and local sales tax exemption: Articles of clot...

08/02/09 - 9:31am

Atlanta edges Los Angeles 4-3

ATLANTA – Derek Lowe pitched six innings in his first game against Los Angeles since he signed with Atlanta in the offseason, leading the Braves to a 4-3 victory over the Dodgers today. Lowe (11-7) allowed three runs and five hits to win his fourth straight decision. The right-hander went 54-4...

08/01/09 - 7:23pm

Funk on top in U.S. Senior Open

CARMEL, Ind. – Fred Funk took a one-shot lead at the U.S. Senior Open after 4-under 68 left him at 13-under after three rounds. Funk made a 20-foot birdie putt on the 465-yard, par-4 16th today, taking the lead when Greg Norman bogeyed the hole to drop to 12-under. Four different players ...

08/01/09 - 6:26pm

Evans' Taylor tied for fourth

GRAND BLANC TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Tiger Woods says he didn't like the way he hit in the third round of the Buick Open. Woods was happy with how he scored, though, as 65 today put him at 17-under. It ended up being good enough for the lead because Michael Letzig double bogeyed the last hole. L...

08/01/09 - 6:24pm

23-1 shot wins W.Va. Derby

CHESTER, W.Va. – Soul Warrior pulled a huge upset over Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird in winning the West Virginia Derby at Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort. Dismissed at odds of 23-1, Soul Warrior pulled ahead of Big Drama in the final strides and won in a photo finish Saturday...

08/01/09 - 6:15pm
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