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Photos from Chronicle archive show reactor construction

It took 15 years and 14,000 workers to build the first two nuclear power reactors at Vogtle Electric Generating Plant. Photos from The Augusta Chronicle archive show stages of construction in the 1970s and '80s.

11/21/09 - 12:19pm

Seniors will say goodbye, mascot to be mourned

An empty doghouse? Even Georgia coach Mark Richt seemed to be caught off-guard by the news.

11/21/09 - 4:26am

Tigers will face Georgia Tech in ACC title game

Clemson will face Coastal division winner Georgia Tech in two weeks at Tampa, Fla.

11/21/09 - 8:33pm

Authorities: Man tied lizards to chest at airport

LOS ANGELES -- Federal officials say they arrested a man who strapped 15 live lizards to his chest to get through customs at Los Angeles International Airport. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Friday that 40-year-old Michael Plank of California was returning from Australia when U.S. Customs ...

11/20/09 - 11:43pm

Big defensive plays key comeback

LINCOLNTON, Ga. – After being battered all night, Lincoln County’s defense made four huge plays in the fourth quarter to spark a rally and 47-39 victory over Eagles Landing Christian in the second round of the Class A playoffs tonight. The Red Devils (11-1) trailed 39-26 in the fourth qua...

11/20/09 - 11:22pm

Strom Thurmond knocked out of playoffs

PAGELAND, S.C. – Strom Thurmond’s chance at postseason revenge was fumbled away Friday night in a 14-9 loss to Central. The Class AA state quarterfinals loss to Central, which ended Strom Thurmond’s season for the second year in a row, came on four Rebel fumbles. Three turnovers came...

11/20/09 - 11:21pm

Williston-Elko advances to state finals

WILLISTON, S.C. - Kendric Salley and Dexter Staley combined for five touchdowns as Williston-Elko rolled past Ware Shoals, 44-20, in the Class A Upper State Division II championship game. The Blue Devils, who improved to 13-0, will play in the finals for the second year in a row. Williston-Elko wil...

11/20/09 - 11:16pm

Bomb threat evacuates school

W.S. Hornsby Elementary School was evacuated this morning after a man called Rich­mond County schools’ public safety and threatened to blow up the school.

11/20/09 - 11:10pm

Jefferson County wins in overtime

B.J. Bostic's third touchdown gave Jefferson County a wild 24-17 overtime win over Thomasville.

11/21/09 - 1:14am

Work on landmark begins

One of the South’s most significant Civil War landmarks is getting a $192,000 face-lift.

06/15/10 - 10:46pm
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