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Road closed Monday for repairs

Beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, Heath Drive in Augusta will be closed from Berckmanns Road to Stanley Drive to repair a broken waterline and drain, according to a news release from the Augusta Engineering Department. Detour suggested involves, Berckmans Road, Stanley Drive,lower end of Heath Street, Ch...

04/18/09 - 9:46pm

VA telling vets of infection risk

Testing among veterans exposed to improperly sterilized equipment at an Augusta VA Medical Center revealed more potential infections, including an unconfirmed case of HIV. The Department of Veterans Affairs posted an update Friday on the test results of patients exposed to endoscopic equipment that...

04/18/09 - 11:14am

Enjoy today with activities

Looking for something to do today? The offerings are plentiful, but here are few. - The Olde Towne Artisans Fair in North Augusta features works by 26 artists and crafters. It includes paintings, jewelry, wood turning, food and music at Living History Park, 299 W. Spring Grove Ave. The hours are 1...

04/18/09 - 11:10am

Georgia wins fifth national title in a row

LINCOLN, Neb. — It was a perfect start and finish for Courtney Kupets, and a perfect ending to Suzanne Yoculan’s 26-year career at Georgia. The Gym Dogs sent out their retiring coach with a fifth straight national title and record 10th overall at the NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Champions...

04/17/09 - 9:59pm

Man's body found in house destroyed by fire

The body of a man was found in a house destroyed by fire tonight.

04/17/09 - 10:12pm

Senior is headed to Virginia Tech

It was difficult for every person who had come to the Laney High School library Friday afternoon to shoehorn into one picture, but they spent a good part of 30 minutes trying. About a dozen family members and many more students, teachers and coaches came here to celebrate senior Taylor Ayers’ ...

01/14/10 - 11:23pm

Bond hearing set in tow-truck fatality

A bond hearing for a South Carolina couple accused of running over and killing an Augusta man in the path of their tow truck has been scheduled for next week.

04/17/09 - 8:20pm

Columbia County concert series begins tonight

Columbia County's new Blues, Barbecues and Brews series takes its maiden voyage at 7 p.m. tonight with a concert by Ship of Fools. The series, scheduled to continue for the next two Fridays, will be held at the Columbia County Amphitheater in Evans, behind the library. The event is presented b...

04/17/09 - 8:08pm

Augusta named in VA report

The Department of Veterans Affairs reports that three patients exposed to contaminated medical equipment have tested positive for HIV in follow-up exams. The VA said Friday that unverified tests show one patient each from its Murfreesboro, Tenn., Augusta, Ga., and Miami medical facilities have the ...

04/17/09 - 3:14pm

One case of HIV reported from Augusta VA

More testing among veterans exposed to improperly sterilized equipment at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center revealed more infections, including an unconfirmed case of HIV. The Department of Veterans Affairs posted an update Friday on the test results of the patients, who were exposed to endosco...

04/17/09 - 6:47pm
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