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Dogwood Stables buys Derby winner's half brother

AIKEN, S.C. – Dogwood Stables and Cot Campbell must have liked what they've seen from Kentucky Derby longshot winner Mine That Bird. Campbell's group purchased Mine that Bird's half brother, an unnamed colt out of Grade 1 winner Yonaguska and Mining My Own, on Monday at the Fasig-T...

05/21/09 - 11:44am

$40 million Butts-Mehre expansion to begin July 1

GREENSBORO — The expansion and renovation of Georgia’s Butts-Mehre Building is set to begin July 1 after the Athletic Association’s Board of Directors this morning approved nearly $40 million to improve facilities used by the football program.

05/21/09 - 11:55am

Deer farm appeals state fine

The owners of a Washington County deer farm have appealed a $70,000 fine imposed by Georgia’s Department of Natural Resources over issues that included the sale of hunts for pen-raised exotic deer kept in large, fenced enclosures. “We have received a notice of appeal, which will be review...

05/21/09 - 10:57am

Michael Vick arrives at Virginia home

[YOUTUBE 8HqUnXt1oh4] HAMPTON, Va. - Suspended NFL player Michael Vick has arrived at his Virginia home a day after being released from a federal prison 1,200 miles away in Kansas. A car with blackout curtains pulled into the garage of Vick's five-bedroom brick home at the end of a cul-de-sac ...

05/21/09 - 10:11am

New flood maps more detailed

The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s newly revised maps that determine which Augusta properties lie within flood hazard zones are almost ready for final adoption.

05/21/09 - 12:34pm

SC gov. sues state attorney general on stimulus

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Details are emerging in South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford's lawsuit over federal stimulus money.

05/21/09 - 11:16am

Kids camp of the day: Teens and Tweens

Augusta State University's Department of Continuing Education is offering new courses for middle school-age students this summer.

01/19/10 - 9:44pm

Contractor awards scholarships

Fifteen students have each won a $3,000 Savannah River Nuclear Solutions Family Scholarship that will be awarded during a ceremony at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Newberry Hall in Aiken. The winners are children of SRNS employees. This program rewards graduating high school students on the basis of general...

01/12/10 - 10:00pm

Best & Brightest Preview: Rayleen Lewis, Harlem High School

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

05/21/09 - 9:13pm

Man dies in one-car accident

An Augusta man was killed in a one-vehicle crash Tuesday. James Hopkins was pronounced dead at 9:21 p.m. at the Medical College of Georgia Hospital and Clinics, said Richmond County Chief Deputy Coroner Mark Bowen. His body was sent to the GBI Crime Lab in Augusta for an autopsy, but the preliminar...

05/21/09 - 8:21am

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