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Romero wins U.S. Senior Open

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -– Eduardo Romero has won the 29th U.S. Senior Open, carding a final-round, 3-over-par 73 to become the second Argentine golfer to win the trophy. Romero finished at 6-under 274 for the tournament, beating Fred Funk (75) by four strokes. Funk, who began the day two stroke...

08/03/08 - 6:22pm

Singh wins his first World Golf Championship

AKRON, Ohio -- Vijay Singh overcame a shaky putter on the back nine by making a 3½-foot par putt on the 18th hole Sunday to close with 2-under-par 68 for a one-shot victory in the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. Singh won his first World Golf Championship and ended an 0-for-34 drought on the PGA Tou...

08/03/08 - 6:00pm

Man charged in fatal shooting

An Augusta man remained in the Richmond County jail early today, charged in the Sunday morning shooting death of a Columbia County man.

08/03/08 - 5:46pm

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for area

A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for several counties in the Augusta area through 1 a.m. According to the National Weather Service, the list of area counties under the watch includes Burke, Columbia, Lincoln, McDuffie and Richmond in Georgia and Aiken, Bamberg, Barnwell, Edgefield, McCor...

06/01/10 - 8:40pm

Munson will call UGA home games this season

ATHENS, Ga. -- Hunker down Bulldog fans, Larry Munson is indeed planning on returning to the radio booth to call Georgia home football games this season.

08/01/08 - 3:16pm

Richmond school chief gets bonus for making goals

Richmond County Superintendent Dana Bedden will be receiving a $15,000 bonus, the school system announced this afternoon. After two closed-door meetings to evaluate his first year’s performance, school board members awarded him the bonus - $5,000 for each of the three goals he met tied to financi...

08/01/08 - 1:57pm

Georgia No. 1 in preseason poll

Georgia will begin the football season as the No. 1 team in the country, at least in one poll. A panel of Division I-A coaches voted the Bulldogs the preseason No. 1 in the USA Today Top 25 coaches' poll, which was released Friday. According to, Georgia had 22 first-place votes in the pol...

08/01/08 - 1:06pm

11 Burke children neglected, didn't attend school, police say

Deputies in Richmond and Burke counties are searching today for an Augusta man after finding 11 of his children living in a home without electricity or running water. Police responded to the home on Spring Hill Church Road in rural Burke County Thursday afternoon while searching for suspects in the...

08/01/08 - 12:21pm

Rausch named business editor

Tim Rausch has been named business editor for The Augusta Chronicle. Mr. Rausch has been a business reporter with the Chronicle since April 2007. Before that, he was business editor at The Lima News in Lima, Ohio. "Tim has done an excellent job reporting on local finance, industry, development and...

08/01/08 - 11:20am

Thomson man held on gun charge after fatal shooting

THOMSON, Ga. - A Thomson man questioned in the shooting death of a 53-year-old woman near Dearing on Thursday night, is now facing a gun charge. Dennis Clemons, of the 400 block of First Street, has been charged with one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, according to Pat Morgan...

08/01/08 - 9:00am

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More details in McCormick attack

The McCormick County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate the reported attack on a bicyclist over the weekend, but has yet to find much evidence, a spokesman said Tuesday.
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