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Tennis: Murray knocked out at U.S. Open

NEW YORK – That upward-pointing arrow defining Andy Murray’s career flattened out dramatically Tuesday. The British star, who had ascended to a No. 2 ranking, was ousted from the U.S. Open by No. 16 Marin Cilic, 7-5, 6-2, 6-2 – a lopsided result as surprising for its score as they pl...

09/08/09 - 5:37pm

Two accused of receiving stolen goods

The Aiken County Sheriff's Office is looking for two men accused of possessing a stolen trailer and camper.

09/08/09 - 7:40pm

Georgia being hit hard by flu

Georgia continues to be among the states hardest hit by the ongoing flu pandemic even as public health officials urge otherwise healthy children and adults to forgo anti-viral treatment as a means of extending the supply to those most at risk from complications and to prevent cultivating resistance to the drugs.

09/08/09 - 3:15pm

Lawyer faces bribery charges

Retired lawyer David Fry was arrested around 1 p.m. today on two counts of bribery, Sheriff Ronnie Strength has confirmed. The lawyer's name came up last week as the Augusta Commission was questioned by sheriff’s investigators and the FBI about possible bribe attempts involving the propose...

01/20/10 - 11:42pm

Presidents Cup picks announced

LEMONT, Ill. -- Ryo Ishikawa has been picked for the International team in the Presidents Cup, making the 17-year-old Japanese star the youngest player to compete in the matches. International captain Greg Norman also picked Adam Scott, perhaps a bigger surprise because the 29-year-old Australian i...

09/08/09 - 5:37pm

Jackets hold, Bulldogs plummet in AP football poll

NEW YORK – Following its 14-point road loss at Oklahoma State, Georgia dropped eight spots to No. 21 in the latest AP Top 25 poll released today. Georgia Tech, coming off its 37-17 win over Jacksonville State, remained at No. 15...

09/08/09 - 5:38pm

North Augusta business robbed this morning

Two men robbed Payday Your Way in North Augusta at gunpoint this morning. The men entered the location at 507 Georgia Avenue at 10:50 a.m., asked questions and appeared to be potential customers before one man drew a pistol and commanded the clerk to lie on the floor, according to a press release f...

09/08/09 - 12:25pm

Moderate voter turnout today in Aiken GOP primary

AIKEN -- Officials say there has been a moderate turnout today for the Republican primary election of three Aiken City Council seats. Stuart Bedenbaugh, executive director of Aiken County Registration and Elections, said shortly after noon that there have been no major problems with the election pr...

01/20/10 - 9:22pm

Burglar robs package shop

Someone burglarized an Augusta package shop early Sunday by removing a heater duct and crawling through a hole in the building’s wall. The burglar stole cash and two cases of beer from Smitty’s Package Shop at 1815 Martin Luther King Blvd., according to a Richmond County sheriff’s re...

09/08/09 - 10:19am

SC teen chokes on hot dog

GAFFNEY, S.C. — A teenager has died after choking on a hot dog during a church pool party. The Cherokee County coroner's office reported Tuesday that 16-year-old Jeremy Antonio Sailem's death was accidental. Authorities say Jeremy collapsed in the kitchen of a Gaffney home Sunday. Chu...

09/08/09 - 8:48am
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