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Episcopal diocese that includes Augusta elects new bishop

DUBLIN, Ga. — The Rev. Scott A. Benhase has been elected 10th bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Georgia.

09/13/09 - 2:40pm

Man charged in sword attack

HIGH FALLS, Ga. — Authorities say a Monroe County man is being held on allegations he cut his girlfriend several times with a sword.

09/12/09 - 12:05pm

Four sought in home invasion

Authorities are searching for four men who broke into a home Friday night and assaulted and threatened its occupants.

09/12/09 - 4:02pm

Lincoln County holds off late Hephzibah charge

LINCOLNTON, Ga. - A.G. Middlebrooks rushed for 149 yards and scored two touchdowns as Lincoln County held off Hephzibah, 22-16, at Buddy Bufford Field. The Rebels trailed by 13 entering the fourth quarter but pulled within six and drove downfield late. Hephzibah quarterback Terry Robinson's fou...

09/11/09 - 10:46pm

Shooting reported on Washington Road

About 8:35 p.m. deputies were called to the Greens on Washington in the 2400 block of Washington Road.

09/11/09 - 10:35pm

Green's burst keeps Silver Bluff unbeaten

AIKEN — Running back Robert Green had been held in check for the better part of four quarters, but when his seventh-ranked Silver Bluff Bulldogs needed a big play late in the fourth quarter on the road at South Aiken the senior was ready to deliver. Trailing 21-17 late in the game, Green buste...

09/11/09 - 10:51pm

Facility engineer had many talents

When something needed to be fixed, those at Morris Communications Co. in Augusta knew Larry Mims was the guy to call. Mr. Mims died this morning. He was 48. Willam S. Morris III, the chairman of Morris Communications, parent company of The Augusta Chronicle, said Mr. Mims was one of the most capab...

09/11/09 - 10:50pm

Panthers shut out Wolfpack

Lakeside took advantage of a bevy of Greenbrier miscues in the first half to defeat the rival Wolfpack 26-0. Greenbrier turned the ball over six times in the first two quarters including five in the second quarter. Lakeside returned two interceptions for touchdowns, both of which were for 40 yards ...

09/11/09 - 10:25pm

Two sought in armed robbery

Police are searching for two men who robbed an Augusta convenience store and a customer this afternoon. The men entered the Discount Stop in the 500 block of Sand Bar Ferry Road abou 1:45 p.m. and demanded money, according to a Richmond County sheriff’s report. One man pointed a pistol at the ...

09/11/09 - 10:16pm

Westside spoils LeZotte's homecoming

Westside rallied past Aquinas 14-9 Friday night, scoring all its points in the third quarter. First-year Aquinas coach Matt LeZotte, a former Westside star, was searching for his first win....

09/11/09 - 10:06pm
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