Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Predators remain unbeaten in region play

With the game well out of reach, freshman running back Tamia Lovett took a sweep to the left 72 yards for a touchdown before halftime. 

Lions lose, fail to make playoffs

After all of the pomp and circumstance of Augusta Christian's Senior Night festivities and team introduction, Ben Lippen's Robert Barrow launched a deep pass to Wil Carter for 89 yards on the ...

Houston County routs Evans

Houston County showed why its offense is the most explosive unit in Region 2-AAAAA as it ignited for a 50-24 rout of Evans at McConnell-Talbert Stadium.

Wayne County defeats Burke County, wins region

WAYNESBORO — Burke County recorded five turnovers, four in the second half, as Wayne County pulled away for the region title.

Students warned about drug use, violence

The presentation was part of the Dream Builders of America's Youth organization's outreach to help steer teens away from drugs and violence and into careers and education.

Midland Valley wallops Aiken

Midland Valley clinched third place in Region 5-AAA and a berth in the playoffs with a 41-14 win over Aiken.

Man gets 19 years for child molestation

The Richmond County Superior Court jury deliberated most of the day Friday before convicting Brian H. Ransom of one count of child molestation. The jury deadlocked 11-1, however, on a second count ...

Roundtree, deputies open sheriff's office for spooky tour

On Friday, more than 400 children braved the dark and foggy chambers of the sheriff's office knowing they would be met with candy on the other side.

Next Augusta VA director likely from outside hospital

A review of The Augusta Chronicle's archives of the hospital's previous directors shows that the past six leaders - including Robert Hamilton who resigned last week - were not on the staff of ...

Gusty winds, cool temps on the way

A blast of Canadian air, pushed south by a "deep upper trough," will bring strong winds and cooler temperatures through South Carolina's and Georgia's central corridors, effecting cities from ...

Fort Gordon bus route starts Monday

A new bus route between Fort Gordon and the Augusta Mall and Wal-Mart on Wrightsboro Road begins Monday.

Thomson game adds security

THOMSON, Ga. -- McDuffie County officials will add extra security precautions tonight after fight rumors circulated related to the last Thomson High home football game of the season.

Symphony exec director leaves

Mieko Hatano has stepped down as executive director of Symphony Orchestra Augusta.

Thomson bank robber sought

Police are looking for an unidentified man who robbed the Regions Bank, 1398 Washington Road, Thomson, shortly before 2 p.m. Friday.

Ga. pipe-bomber faces drug charges

GAINESVILLE, Ga. - A judge gave Celia Savage a break in February when he sentenced her to probation after federal authorities found pipe bombs and guns in her home during a raid. She's in trouble ...

Residents can apply for heating assistance

Low-income residents who need help paying to heat their homes this winter can apply for assistance beginning Monday.

Rep. Broun says unaware of ethics slip

ATHENS, Ga. -- Rep. Paul Broun told an ethics review panel he didn't see the paperwork for a "strategic communications" firm that eventually received nearly $44,000 from his office.

Halloween curfew for SC sex offenders

COLUMBIA - Hundreds of sex offenders across South Carolina are again subject to some restrictions this Halloween.

Ga. man sentenced for voucher fraud

Federal prosecutors say an Atlanta man has been sentenced for illegally buying government vouchers meant to support new mothers and their children.

Early voting ends today

Today is the Georgia deadline for early voting ahead of the Nov. 4 general election.
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