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Solemn day marks 2nd anniversary of fatal SC fire

CHARLESTON, S.C. - It's a solemn day in Charleston, as the city pauses to mark the second anniversary of a furniture store fire that claimed the lives of nine firefighters.

06/18/09 - 5:27pm

North Augusta planners review zoning, historic properties

NORTH AUGUSTA -- The North Augusta planning commission will meet today to discuss use of entertainment facilities and historic properties on the market. The commission will hold a public hearing on issuing zoning permits for public and private clubs and use of city facilities for entertainment. Cu...

06/18/09 - 5:27pm

Dozen vehicles damaged on lot

Twelve vehicles were damaged sometime between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning at Bob Gibbs Motors on 12th Street. Someone entered the gated storage yard and broke windows, steering columns and dented the vehicles, according to a Richmond County Sheriff’s report....

06/18/09 - 5:27pm

Richmond school board meeting to review budget this morning

The Richmond County school board will hold a special called meeting at 9 o'clock this morning to consider giving final approval to the fiscal year 2010 budget. The public is invited to attend the meeting in the Central Office Board Room, 864 Broad Street, Augusta. The public is invited to atte...

06/18/09 - 6:52am

Savannah Riverkeeper meeting planned

Savannah Riverkeeper Inc. will hold its quarterly member meeting and cookout from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. June 25, at Julian Smith Barbecue Pit, Milledge Road,Augusta, with barbecue, smoked turkey, updates on important environmental issues and other fun activities. Everyone in the CSRA is welcome to atten...

06/18/09 - 5:27pm

Georgia unemployment rises to record 9.7 percent

ATLANTA — The state says Georgia's unemployment rate for May has hit the highest level in history — 9.7 percent. Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond said the rate released this morning is a "stark reminder" that the road to economic recovery will be long and difficult. The unemploym...

06/18/09 - 8:47am

Razorbacks beat Virginia in 12th

OMAHA, Neb. – Andrew Darr doubled in the go-ahead run in the top of the 12th inning and Arkansas, which had been down to its last strike in the ninth, rallied to defeat Virginia 4-3 in the College World Series tonight. Brett Eibner's two-out, two-run homer off Virginia closer Kevin Arico i...

06/18/09 - 12:06am

Severe thunderstorms possibility until 3 a.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch over most of the Augusta region until 3 a.m. The watch extends over much of north Georgia and western South Carolina....

06/01/10 - 8:38pm

Dodgers' star to play in Class A game next week

LOS ANGELES – Manny Ramirez appears to be a week away from beginning a minor league assignment as he nears the end of his 50-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball's substance abuse policy. Manager Joe Torre said Wednesday that Ramirez would start out playing for Class A Inlan...

06/17/09 - 10:40pm

Rodriguez passes Carlton Fisk

ARLINGTON, Texas — Ivan Rodriguez was 19 when the Texas Rangers promoted the fresh-faced catcher with a cannon for an arm to the major leagues midway through the 1991 season. He already had an AL MVP award, 10 Gold Gloves and 10 All-Star appearances when the Rangers let him go 12 seasons later...

06/17/09 - 10:35pm
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