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Westminster names Wilson as girls basketball coach

Greg Wilson left the Augusta State women’s basketball program last year partly because he wanted to spend more time with his family. He’s returning to coaching for the same reason. Wilson is the new girls basketball coach at Westminster, the school announced Friday. He said a big reason h...

05/15/09 - 4:00pm

UPDATE: GM notifies 3 local dealers they're being dropped

Three General Motors dealerships, two in Aiken and one in Thomson, are among 1,100 dealers nationwide that received a letter Friday from the Detroit automaker indicating their franchise agreements won’t be renewed. GM told Henna Chevrolet Cadillac in Aiken, Johnson Motor Co. of South Carolina ...

05/15/09 - 4:28pm

Phelps qualifies for finals

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Michael Phelps is back. The Olympic champion easily qualified for the finals of two events Friday morning at the Charlotte Ultraswim, his first meet since winning eight gold medals in Beijing. Phelps touched second in the last heat of the 200-meter freestyle at 1 minute, 50....

05/15/09 - 11:32am

Former Oklahoma star Tisdale dies

TULSA, Okla. – Former Oklahoma star and NBA player Wayman Tisdale has died at 44 after fighting cancer the past two years. St. John Medical Center in Tulsa says he died Friday morning. The 6-foot-9 forward from Tulsa was a three-time All-American for Oklahoma. He spent 12 seasons in the NBA w...

05/15/09 - 11:27am

Former golf announcer Rosburg dies

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. – Bob Rosburg, who won the 1959 PGA Championship and spent three decades with ABC Sports as the first reporter to call the shots from the golf course, has died. He was 82. The PGA Tour said Rosburg died Thursday at home in Palm Springs, Calif. He had been battling cancer, ...

05/15/09 - 11:12am

ADP officially opening $40 million center

ADP is opening its $40 million service center in Augusta today.

05/15/09 - 3:23pm

Augusta banking company withdraws TARP application

The holding company for Georgia Bank & Trust and Southern Bank & Trust withdrew its application for federal bank funds.

05/15/09 - 3:23pm

Fog fades, but region will see showers in days ahead

The National Weather Service forecast for the days ahead: Today...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent. Tonight...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mi...

05/15/09 - 3:22pm

Augusta jobless claims lower

First-time claims for unemployment insurance in Augusta were lower in April compared to March.

05/15/09 - 3:20pm

Georgia Teacher of the Year will be named tonight in Atlanta

ATLANTA — The Georgia Aquarium is the site of a banquet to name the 2010 Georgia Teacher of the Year, and a Columbia County teacher is one of the finalists. The winner announced tonight will spend the 2009-2010 school year as an ambassador and advocate for the teaching profession, and will com...

05/15/09 - 3:22pm
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