Shepard wins Futurity Open finals

Austin Shepard looked out at the red Georgia Clay and saw a memory. When he was just a boy - maybe 7 or 8 - he sat in the stands and watched Augusta Futurity officials drive a truck and trailer ...

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.

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015

Cubs legend Banks dies at 83

CHICAGO - The Chicago Cubs say Hall of Fame slugger Ernie Banks has died. He was 83.

Queen takes Classic Open crown

Aboard TGI Playtime, Skip Queen marked the highest score of the show this week - 228 - to claim the Classic Open finals Friday night at James Brown Arena.

Bowman wins third Augusta title, claims Classic Non-Pro

Page Bowman made the most of her three chances to win the Classic Non-Pro finals Friday night.

T.W. Josey senior to meet President Obama

An Augusta high school student will meet with President Obama, Richmond County school officials announced Friday.

Graham wins Area 18 youth finals

Blake Graham competed in the Augusta Futurity earlier in the week, returned to East Laurens Middle School in Dublin, Ga,, and then hurried back Friday afternoon to Augusta.

Ex-Steeler great, Pro Football Hall of Famer makes Futurity Non-Pro finals

Former Pittsburgh Steeler great and Pro Football Hall of Famer Mel Blount showed two cutting horses in the Augusta Futurity on Friday and advanced one to Saturday night's Futurity Non-Pro finals.

Paine men looking to match school win streak

With a win today, the Paine College men will match the school's longest winning streak, a 12-game campaign believed to be the record set during the 1984-85 season when the school was NAIA. 

Car wash has $700 in change stolen

Police are seeking a man with heavy pockets who stole $700 in change from an Augusta car wash.

SC break-in blamed on God, aliens

FORT MILL, S.C. - Police say a couple broke into a theme park that was closed for the offseason near the South Carolina-North Carolina line, and the woman told investigators that God and aliens ...

2 sentenced in homeless check scam

COLUMBIA - Two Atlanta men have been sentenced for recruiting homeless people in South Carolina to cash counterfeit checks.

Hilton Head's got floating mystery

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Environmental officials have not figured out what the white fiber-like material is that is floating near a marina on Hilton Head Island.

Ga. motorist kills man shoveling dirt

LOWELL, Ga. - An Alabama man shoveling dirt from a road in Georgia has been struck and killed by a motorist

Fired for Bible study, Ga. jailer says

GAINESVILLE, Ga. - A former deputy says he was fired from his job at the Hall County Jail for ministering to former inmates.

Postal worker stole veteran pain pills

MACON, Ga. - A former postal employee has pleaded guilty to stealing packages containing prescription medications intended for veterans.

SC tweaks public information law

COLUMBIA - Amid worries over identity theft, police work, and the exposure of dead people's personal information, a Senate panel advanced a pair of bills aimed at closing some gaps in the Freedom ...

Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015

Colgrove, 13, claims third Augusta Futurity title

Blakley Colgrove is a year older, wears braces and continues to do what she does best - win in Augusta.
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