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Letter carrier food drive Saturday

Area letter carriers will participate in the nationwide Stamp Out Hunger food drive Saturday. People are asked to leave non-perishable foods in a sturdy bag next to their mailbox prior to their regular mail delivery time. Suggested food items include canned soup, canned vegetables, pasta, rice, and...

05/07/09 - 5:09am

SC state offices close Monday

State offices in South Carolina will close Monday in observation of Confederate Memorial Day. Federal, Georgia state, Edgefield County, Aiken County, Edgefield, Aiken, and North Augusta offices will be following regularly scheduled hours....

05/07/09 - 5:06am

National Day of Prayer events

People in cities across the country will stop to pray Psalm 33:22 today, the verse for the 58th National Day of Prayer. Communitywide events are planned in Augusta, North Augusta and Aiken, and several churches also will hold services. The theme is Prayer ... America's Hope. Psalm 33:22 states...

01/20/10 - 9:03pm

Police look at possible links in two garage attacks

ATLANTA — Atlanta police say they're looking at the possibility that attacks on two college students in parking garages at apartment complexes are related. Georgia Tech student Patrick Whaley was reported in stable condition at Grady Memorial Hospital on Wednesday. Police say the 22-year-...

05/07/09 - 4:45am

Rondo, House lead Boston in Game 2

BOSTON – Rajon Rondo had 15 points, 18 assists and 11 rebounds for his third triple-double of the playoffs, and Eddie House scored a career high-shattering 31 points tonight to lead the Boston Celtics to a 112-94 victory over the Orlando Magic and even the Eastern Conference semifinals. Dwight...

05/06/09 - 10:18pm

Win gives Carolina 2-1 lead in series

RALEIGH, N.C. – Jussi Jokinen scored at 2:48 of overtime to lift the Carolina Hurricanes past the Boston Bruins 3-2 tonight in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series. Sergei Samsonov scored a goal and assisted on Jokinen's winner for the Hurricanes. Carolina outshot the Bruins 4...

05/06/09 - 9:43pm

Anderson drives in three in Atlanta's win

MIAMI – Garret Anderson's first three RBI this season helped the Atlanta Braves end a four-game losing streak tonight by beating the Florida Marlins 8-6. Chipper Jones and Omar Infante drove in two runs apiece, and Derek Lowe (4-1) won his third start in a row despite giving up six runs in...

05/06/09 - 9:38pm

Augusta squanders 3-0 lead against Bowling Green

The Bowling Green Hot Rods rallied from an early 3-0 deficit to beat the Augusta GreenJackets 9-3 tonight in a South Atlantic League game at Lake Olmstead Stadium. The loss was the fourth in a row for the GreenJackets, who were outhit 11-6 and committed four errors. Michael McCormick homered and d...

05/06/09 - 9:01pm

SC inmate escapes prison farm

REMBERT, S.C. — South Carolina prison officials say a minimum security inmate has walked away from his work assignment. Prisons spokesman Josh Gelinas says 38-year-old Tracy Cobb was last seen this afternoon working on the tractor detail at Wateree River Correctional Institution in Sumter Coun...

05/06/09 - 8:23pm

Reigning player of the year Robinson shoots 64

In Goldsboro, N.C., David Robinson is back on top in the eGolf Tour. Robinson, the player of the year last season, has struggled in 2009, but the Sandersville, Ga., resident shot 7-under-par 64 in the first round of the Walnut Creek Championship. Robinson, who is 29th on the money list, shares fir...

05/06/09 - 7:49pm

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