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Yankees top Twins in playoff opener

NEW YORK – Derek Jeter hit a two-run homer, CC Sabathia was the ace the Yankees signed him to be and New York romped over the tired Minnesota Twins 7-2 tonight in the opener of their AL playoff series. After Jeter's third-inning homer off loser Brian Duensing pulled New York even at 2, Nic...

10/07/09 - 10:08pm

Sylvania yarn plant to close; 150 to lose job

Sylvania Yarn Systems Inc. announced this afternoon that it will close its carpet yarn manufacturing plant by the end of the year.

10/07/09 - 9:59pm

Georgia Dome likely site of 2011 game

Georgia Tech and Georgia always play at the end of the regular season. How about a season opener at the Georgia Dome? Officials from both schools said today they are discussing the possibility of playing their state rival in a neutral-site game in Atlanta to kick off the 2011 season. Georgia Tech...

10/07/09 - 9:02pm

Rock drummer visits burn center that saved his life

Travis Barker made his first visit back to Augusta after suffering life-threatening burns during a plane crash last year.

10/07/09 - 9:44pm

Hawks, Garret Siler start NBA preseason tonight

To read Chris Gay's blog on former Augusta State basketball player Garret Siler, click here....

10/07/09 - 7:47pm

Defending champs win 5-1

PHILADELPHIA – Cliff Lee dominated the Colorado Rockies, tossing a six-hitter and the Philadelphia Phillies began their World Series title defense with a 5-1 victory in their playoff opener today. Raul Ibanez had two hits and two RBIs, and Ryan Howard and Jayson Werth drove in runs with key ex...

10/07/09 - 8:22pm

Demand for seasonal flu shots is surpassing supply

Some area health care professionals say supply is running low.

10/07/09 - 6:15pm

Hawks, Garret Siler start NBA preseason tonight

To read Chris Gay's blog on former Augusta State basketball player Garret Silver, click ...

10/07/09 - 4:33pm

Best of Augusta offers an early start to a festive weekend

Augusta Magazine’s annual Best of Augusta party takes place at 6 p.m. Thursday at the National Science Center’s Fort Discovery, 1 Seventh St. The event, which benefits Fort Discovery, features winners of the magazine's readers poll and offers an evening of food and entertainment. The...

10/07/09 - 4:23pm

Richmond County authorities looking for sex offender

Richmond County authorities are looking for a convicted sex offender. Albert Leonard Floyd, 48, failed to register with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office that he has moved to Augusta, as required by law, according to a department release. Mr. Floyd registered with the Michigan State Police ...

10/07/09 - 3:50pm
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