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Mentor group honors leaders

On her list of accolades, Ruth B. Crawford places her honor at tonight's 100 Black Men of Augusta Black Tie Gala at the top of her list. “It’s an organization that stands for what I stand for,” she said at the fundraising event for the mentorship program. “They take youth an...

01/13/10 - 9:27pm

Columbia County veterans celebration cancelled

Columbia County’s Red, White and Blue Veterans Celebration, scheduled for 7 p.m. in Evans, has been cancelled due to weather. The outdoor event will not be rescheduled....

05/23/09 - 7:51pm

Car wreck near Appling sends three to hospital

A one-vehicle wreck near Appling sent three teenagers to the hospital this afternoon, with one of them in critical condition. Tyler Epps, 16, of Lincolnton, Ga., was airlifted to the Medical College of Georgia hospital and is in critical condition, said Columbia County Sheriff’s Deputy Keith W...

05/23/09 - 5:54pm

Crash in Columbia County causes injuries

Deputies are heading to the scene of a crash with injuries in Columbia County. The crash occurred around 3:20 p.m. at the intersection of Washington and Ridge roads, according to a Columbia County 911 dispatcher. The two-vehicle accident did cause injuries, but there are no details yet on the sever...

05/23/09 - 4:15pm

Ga. lakes back for Memorial Day

Georgia's lakes have recovered from a three-year drought in time for abundant recreation over the Memorial Day weekend — if it only stops raining long enough for people to have fun. The forecast for most of Georgia calls for cloudy skies and a chance of showers and thunderstorms for the ne...

05/23/09 - 2:09pm

Holiday events to honor sacrifice

A number of Memorial Day weekend events are planned across the Augusta area. They include: HILLCREST MEMORIAL PARK WEEKEND SERVICE: 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Hillcrest Memorial Park Veterans Monument, 2700 Deans Bridge Road; free ; public welcome to come at 7 a.m. to help place flags on veterans’ g...

05/23/09 - 9:22am

Best & Brightest Preview: Laura Lemley

Laura Lemley is one of 21 seniors selected for The Augusta Chronicle's Best and Brightest Award for 2009.

01/08/10 - 4:31pm

Mall driver denied bond

An Augusta man accused of deliberately driving into a crowd of people outside Augusta Mall was denied bond today. At least two people are still hospitalized from the May 15 encounter . Keith L. Varner Jr., 19, was charged with six counts of aggravated assault. Mr. Varner hit the victims afte...

05/22/09 - 10:27pm

Coleman pitches LSU past South Carolina

HOOVER, Ala. --- Louis Coleman pitched eight strong innings and Matty Ott worked out of a bases loaded ninth-inning jam to lead LSU to a 4-1 victory over South Carolina Friday night and keep the Tigers alive in the Southeastern Conference tournament. The top-seeded Tigers (43-16), who won last year...

05/22/09 - 10:00pm

Suspect sought on burglary charges

Richmond County authorities are looking for a 17-year-old man on burglary charges. Christopher Lamar Scott, is also wanted in Burke County for violating his probation. He is known to frequent the Boykin Road and Fairington areas in Richmond County. He has also been seen in the River Road area of Bu...

05/22/09 - 4:04pm

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