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Cooling centers open in Columbia County

Temperatures in the 90s are expected this week, and Columbia County will have cooling centers open. All have air-conditioned sitting areas, and most have television and ice water available and are handicapped accessible. The centers, their locations and hours of operation: -- Bessie Thomas Commu...

06/10/09 - 6:51am

Part of High Meadows Drive to close for 2 months, county says

Columbia County reports a temporary road closure for all traffic on the northwestern end of High Meadows Drive from the intersection of High Meadows Place to the intersection of Chamblin Rd. The road closure will prevent any traffic from using the northern intersection of High Meadows Dr at Chambli...

06/10/09 - 6:43am

Cookin' With Kids benefit winners announced

Although the annual Cookin' for Kids benefit for Child Enrichment Inc. and the Child Advocacy Center was largely rained out, it still generated significant revenue for its beneficiaries. “I was presented a check from the Exchange Club of Richmond County today from the proceeds that the 200...

06/10/09 - 6:35am

Police arrest shooting suspect after TV viewer sees video

A 19-year-old Augusta man was arrested this morning in the Tuesday shooting of a nurse after a TV viewer recognized him on a surveillance video. Nicholas Tennyson, of the 1700 block of Hicks Street, was arrested about 2 a.m., police said. He is charged with aggravated assault, criminal attempt (ar...

06/10/09 - 9:47am

Police arrest shooting suspect after TV viewer sees video

A 19-year-old Augusta man was arrested this morning in the Tuesday shooting of a nurse after a TV viewer recognized him on a surveillance video, WJBF TV reports. Nicholas Tennyson, of the 1700 block of Hicks Street, was arrested about 2 a.m.1 around 2:00 am Wednesday morning. A News Channel 6 view...

06/10/09 - 6:19am

Advance voting continues today in Richmond County

Advance voting continues today for the Richmond County SPLOST issue. As of Tuesday, 1,161 people have cast early votes in the referendum on a proposed $184.7 million package, according to the Richmond County Board of Elections. Voting is being conducted between 8:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. this week at th...

06/10/09 - 6:47am

Magic cut Lakers' lead to 2-1

ORLANDO - The Orlando Magic won Game 3 of the NBA Finals tonight, shooting a record 63 percent in a 108-104 victory over Los Angeles to cut the Lakers' lead to 2-1. Dwight Howard had 21 points and 14 rebounds for the Magic, who earned the first finals victory in franchise history. Rashard Lewis...

06/10/09 - 12:07am

Pittsburgh edges Detroit 2-1

PITTSBURGH – Jordan Staal and Tyler Kennedy scored, and Marc-Andre Fleury made 25 saves as the Pittsburgh Penguins forced Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals by beating the defending champion Detroit Red Wings 2-1 tonight. Coming off a 5-0 loss at Detroit on Saturday, the Penguins got a goal from...

06/09/09 - 10:47pm

Drought rules could be eased

ATLANTA — Encouraged by the replenishing rains, state environmental officials are set to decide Wednesday whether to relax water restrictions that banned most outdoor water use across north Georgia.

06/09/09 - 10:43pm

Loree, 2 relievers stop Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Mike Loree pitched seven shutout innings as the Augusta GreenJackets stopped the Charleston RiverDogs 2-0 tonight in the opener of a three-game set. Loree (3-4) allowed three hits before giving way to Christopher Wilson and Edwin Quirarte, who both pitched one inning of hitless b...

06/09/09 - 10:39pm
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