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Rainfall exceeding 100-year mark in some areas, climatologist says

Many areas in north Georgia have exceeded the 100-year, 24-hour rainfall total, State Climatologist David Stooksbury said today.

06/01/10 - 8:36pm

Victims identified in SC plane crash

ABBEVILLE, S.C. — Officials have released the names of two Tennessee men killed in the crash of a small plane on their way to a gun show in Georgia. Jimmy W. Cash, 66, of Maryville, and his passenger, Justin Davis, 39, of Knoxville, died in the crash Saturday morning in Lake Russell, S.C. Abb...

09/21/09 - 7:13am

Flu clinics available this week

FLU CLINICS Available this week at county health departments unless otherwise noted: BURKE: Monday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Tuesday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. COLUMBIA-EVANS: Monday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. COLUMBIA-GROVETOWN: Monday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m...

09/21/09 - 7:33am

Open government workshop today at school board auditorium

A workshop is scheduled today on open government. The event is set for 7 p.m., in the auditorium of the Richmond County Board of Education building at 864 Broad St. and is designed to help the public, county and state employees understand Georgia's Sunshine Laws. It will be led by attorney Dav...

01/08/10 - 1:21pm

Jurors sought elsewhere to hear case of of Brunswick boy's death

BRUNSWICK, Ga. -- Jury selection begins today in Hazlehurst, Ga., for the death-penalty murder trial of David Edenfield, who is one of three family members charged with the sexual abuse slaying of 6-year-old Christopher Michael Barrios Jr. Jurors will be selected in south Georgia's Jeff Davis C...

09/21/09 - 6:25am

Employee bitten by shoplifter

An Old Navy employee was bitten Saturday by a teenager attempting to shoplift clothes from the store, police said.

09/20/09 - 7:40pm

Burglar just escapes the chair

A burglar got more than he expected when he broke into a home in the 2700 block of Brenda Court in Augusta. A Richmond County sheriff’s report says that a 26-year-old man was in bed when he heard someone kicking in his front door about 4:30 a.m. Saturday. The man walked in on the burglar and s...

09/20/09 - 7:29pm

Philadelphia tops Atlanta 4-2

ATLANTA – The Philadelphia Phillies ended rookie Tommy Hanson's streak of 19 consecutive scoreless innings, beating Atlanta 4-2 today and damaging the Braves' faint NL wild-card hopes. Brad Lidge pitched another shaky ninth inning but posted his 31st save. The NL East-leading Phillies ...

09/20/09 - 9:17pm

Player was GreenJacket in 2008

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — A Dominican baseball prospect for the San Francisco Giants is the main suspect in the killing of a 25-year-old man, police said Sunday. Angel Villalona, who played for the Augusta GreenJackets last season, turned himself in 12 hours after the man was shot at...

09/20/09 - 6:51pm

Heavy rains close S.C. roads

SENECA, S.C. — Flooding caused by heavy rain forced officials in northwestern South Carolina to close about 30 roads, and forecasters say residents will have to wait before there will be any relief.

09/20/09 - 6:07pm
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