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Ex-Brave stops short of retiring

ATLANTA – Tom Glavine said today he plans to "hang out" for the rest of the summer but is not announcing his retirement. The Atlanta Braves released the 43-year-old Glavine on June 3 after finishing rehabilitation from offseason surgery on his left elbow and shoulder. Glavine sent a text mess...

06/19/09 - 7:42pm

Man denies ticket scheme charges

An Evans man pleaded not guilty today to 15 charges relating to an investment scheme involving tickets to the Master Tournament and other sporting events. Rodney Wade Grubbs, 40, pleaded not guilty to 12 counts of theft by taking and three counts of first degree forgery at a Columbia County arraign...

06/19/09 - 4:17pm

Martinez man pleads not guilty to explosives charge in January

A Martinez man injured in a small blast at his home in January pleaded not guilty today to making an explosive device. Chad Wells, 38, of the 300 block of Salley Drive, pleaded not guilty to possessing and manufacturing a destructive device at an arraignment hearing in Columbia County. A grand jury...

06/19/09 - 9:04pm

Colin Powell salutes infantry at Ft. Benning museum opening

FORT BENNING, Ga. — Gen. Colin Powell saluted more than two centuries of American soldiers today, telling a crowd of more than 2,000 people at the grand opening of the National Infantry Museum that "trust is the essence of the infantry." "I am the infantry. Trust me. Follow me," is the traditi...

06/19/09 - 4:12pm

Leadership Aiken accepting applications

AIKEN -- Officials with Leadership Aiken County are now accepting applications for their upcoming 2009-10 class. The program is designed to identify, develop and motivate new leadership in Aiken County through team building and exposure to local issues, according to a release. An application form...

06/19/09 - 3:57pm

Glover 6-under when play is called because of darkness

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. – Tiger Woods couldn't get off the course fast enough. Mike Weir, Lucas Glover, Ricky Barnes and Phil Mickelson were among those on the right side of the rain at the U.S. Open and thrilled they didn't have to leave until it was too dark to continue. Sunshine made a c...

06/19/09 - 9:21pm

New rights agreement to bring more UGA sports to TV

Get ready for more Georgia sports programming and live events to be shown on television under the school’s new deal for its media rights.

06/19/09 - 3:02pm

Martinez man, 35, arrested after stabbing, high-speed chase

A Martinez man faces charges in two states Friday after a domestic dispute in Columbia County and a police chase that ended in North Augusta. Ryan Scott McQueen, 35, of Old Anderson Road, has been charged by North Augusta police with failure to stop for police, resisting arrest and leaving the scen...

06/19/09 - 4:04pm

God and baseball

Dayz to Come and Ryan Abel and Friends are set to play Saturday for Faith & Family Night with the Augusta GreenJackets The Christian music concert will be held after the Augusta GreenJackets game with the Rome Braves at 7:05 p.m. at Lake Olmstead Stadium, 78 Milledge Road. Gates open at 6 p.m. ...

06/19/09 - 3:22pm

Nadal withdraws from Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England – Rafael Nadal will not defend his Wimbledon title. The top-seeded Spaniard announced Friday he is withdrawing because of tendinitis in his knees. He is the first reigning Wimbledon men’s champion to not defend the title since Goran Ivanisevic in 2002 – and only t...

06/19/09 - 2:26pm
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