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Savannah bishop marks 50 years as priest

SAVANNAH, Ga. — The bishop of the Diocese of Savannah is celebrating the 50th anniversary of his ordination as a Catholic priest. Bishop J. Kevin Boland has spent his entire half-century in the priesthood in Savannah, where he arrived from his native Ireland in 1959. Savannah Catholics atten...

06/11/09 - 5:59am

Autopsy planned in drowning

An autopsy is planned today in the death of a 3-year-old Augusta boy drowned Wednesday in a friend’s pool. Carson Shipley, of Patterson Bridge Road, was found dead at a home in the 3000 block of Storey Drive, according to Richmond County Chief Deputy Coroner Mark Bowen. The death is considere...

06/11/09 - 5:49am

Advance voting continues today

Advance voting continues today for the Richmond County special purpose local option sales tax issue. As of Wednesday, 1,450 people have cast early votes in the referendum on a proposed $184.7 million package, according to the Richmond County Board of Elections. Voting is being held from 8:30 a.m. ...

06/11/09 - 5:46am

Child, 3, drowns in pool

A 3-year-old Augusta boy drowned today in his friend’s pool. Carson Shipley, of Patterson Bridge Road, was found dead at a home in the 3000 block of Storey Drive, according to Richmond County Chief Deputy Coroner Mark Bowen. The death is considered an accident and authorities will be conducti...

06/10/09 - 10:17pm

Ex-Brave drives in two runs

ATLANTA – Adam LaRoche drove in two runs, Jeff Karstens pitched well in his new role and Craig Monroe pulled off some nifty baserunning to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates past the Atlanta Braves 3-2 tonight. Charlie Morton was called up from Triple-A Indianapolis to start against his former team, ...

06/10/09 - 9:29pm

Augusta blanked on three hits

CHARLESTON, S.C. - David Phelps and Pat Venditte combined on a three-hit shutout as the Charleston RiverDogs beat the Augusta GreenJackets 2-0 tonight in a South Atlantic League game. Phelps (6-1) allowed all three hits and struck out five in eight innings. Venditte pitched the ninth to earn his 20...

06/10/09 - 8:38pm

Four Georgia schools probed for test score cheating

ATLANTA — State education officials are investigating whether students, teachers or someone else changed answers on more than 100 standardized tests at four different Georgia elementary schools. Officials said today that the schools' test scores were improved significantly by the changes,...

06/10/09 - 8:35pm

MCG expansion is on schedule, getting residency slots an issue

ATLANTA -- Nailing down commitments from three northeast Georgia hospitals is one of the main details to be completed in the expansion of the Medical College of Georgia to an Athens campus, school officials told the Board of Regents Wednesday....

06/10/09 - 8:22pm

Board unhappy with cleanup

Anthony Esposito and his Growing Augusta the GreenWay volunteer group might have trouble getting permission to return to the Golf and Gardens property, which would wreck their long-term plans for maintaining the grounds. The Georgia Golf Hall of Fame’s board of directors isn’t happy with ...

01/12/10 - 3:33pm

Golfer only 3rd in school history

USC Aiken golfer Roberto Diaz became the program’s third four-time NCAA Division II All-American today. For the second consecutive season, Diaz was named a second-team Ping All-America selection. He joins former Pacers Brian Kassel (1993-96) and Jamie Stanley (1994-97) as the only Pacers to ea...

01/07/10 - 2:31pm
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