James Brown's widow legal spouse, judge rules

Tomi Rae Hynie Brown was the legally surviving spouse of soul singer James Brown at the time of his death because her earlier marriage to a bigamist was ruled invalid, according to a court order ...

Columbia County school rezoning plan going before panel Tuesday

Columbia County School Board trustees are scheduled to vote Tuesday on the most extensive plan ever proposed in the county.

2 arrested, 1 in Walgreens crash

Two men, one believed to have crashed into a Martinez drugstore last week, were arrested early Sunday.

Fox Creek football coach Schneider steps down

Fox Creek head coach Russell Schneider has resigned due to health concerns.

Road funding crisis looms

ATLANTA -- Local officials from across the state were gritting their teeth Monday morning as one state leader after another warned them of difficult choices ahead on transportation funding.

Gov. Deal chides Georgia mayors

ATLANTA -- Some communities are still sending too many nonviolent offenders to Georgia prisons because they don't use the accountability courts the state recently created, Gov. Nathan Deal told ...

60 years ago Athens saw UFO mystery

ATHENS, Ga. -- There were 15 or 20 of them in the skies above Athens that night, flying somewhere below 6,000 feet in a 'V' formation.

SC fire truck overturns

COLUMBIA - A Columbia-Richland Fire Service firefighter was hurt when the truck he was driving overturned at an intersection southeast of Columbia.

Missing couple's car found

ATLANTA - The car belonging to a Georgia couple who disappeared after traveling to meet a man claiming to sell a classic car has been found in a lake with two bodies nearby, the Telfair County ...

Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015

Columbia County's 225th birthday an extension of recent growth

As Columbia County celebrates its 225th anniversary, community leaders praise their ancestors for laying the groundwork for the strong educational system and vast infrastructure network that have ...

Haas pulls away to win Humana Challenge

LA QUINTA, Calif. - Bill Haas pulled ahead with a 20-foot birdie putt on the par-4 16th and parred the final two holes for a one-stroke victory Sunday in the Humana Challenge.

Builder questions city's bidding process

City projects that are bid on over and over are a waste of time and money for small businesses, said an attorney seeking to "start a dialogue" about possibly changing Augusta's procurement process.

Man wanted in shooting incident

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is seeking a man who they say shot and struck a vehicle in November.

You Remembered: Harrisburg

Last week we asked you to share stories of growing up in the Harrisburg community. Here are some of your stories. 

Shepard looking ahead to 2016 Augusta Futurity

While some top-notch cutters from Texas and Oklahoma have stopped competing in the Augusta Futurity, the Shepards continue to make it a regular stop.

Decline prompts funding change

ATLANTA -- The financial future of 15 colleges and universities in Georgia that experienced declining enrollment is dependent on a revised funding formula, the university system chancellor warns.

Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015

Shepard wins Futurity Open finals

Austin Shepard walked out of James Brown Arena with another memory to add to his collection. The Summerdale, Ala., cutter rung up a score of 222 on Paradox Cat to win the Futurity Open finals ...

Sunglasses stolen from Augusta Mall store

Three people stole more than $1,000 worth of sunglasses from an Augusta Mall business Saturday.

Ramsey claims Futurity Non-Pro finals

Barnwell Ramsey finally won at his favorite cutting event. On Mia Sugar Baby, Ramsey marked 216 early in the competition and held on to win the Futurity Non-Pro finals by a point at James Brown Arena.

No bombs found on planes in Atlanta after threat

Police who searched two airplanes at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport found no bombs after online threats were made against the aircraft Saturday.
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James Brown's widow legal spouse, judge rules

Tomi Rae Hynie Brown was the legally surviving spouse of soul singer James Brown at the time of his death because her earlier marriage to a bigamist was ruled invalid, according to a court order ...
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