In Savannah, Ga., Brennan Metzger tripled and then scored the go-ahead run on a wild pitch as the Augusta GreenJackets beat the Savannah Sand Gnats 5-2 on Wednesday night.

Across Georgia

MACON - Investigators are using surveillance video to try identifying teens that were part of a group that ransacked a middle Georgia Wal-Mart early Sunday morning.

Judge warns Alabama counties to comply with Supreme Court and allow gay marriages

With a handful of Alabama counties still refusing to grant gay marriages even as they issued licenses for straight weddings, a federal judge ruled Wednesday that all must abide by court decisions allowing same-sex unions.

Reports finds extremely low-income families have trouble finding homes in Augusta, Aiken

Extremely low-income families in Augusta and Aiken have a harder time finding housing than renters nationwide, while Columbia County could soon have difficulty accommodating its poorest population.

Former ANIC chief makes short list to head Augusta housing and development department

The former head of the struggling Augusta Neighborhood Improvement Corp. turned up Wednesday on Augusta's list of four finalists to head the Augusta Housing and Community Development department.

Rookie Wisler, Braves end drought against Nationals

ATLANTA - A.J. Pierzynski and Juan Uribe hit back-to-back homers in the fourth inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 4-1 on Wednesday night.

French teen is first female to land on MLB's international registration lists for potential pro signing

Simply by playing ball, Melissa Mayeux is busting through barriers. Becoming the first ever woman on Major League Baseball's international registration list, making her eligible to be signed by pro teams, is just the latest trail blazed by the 16-year-old shortstop from France. Previously, she successfully got a "no-girls-allowed" rule abolished so she could keep playing baseball with French boys.

The Way We Were: Brooks Keel

We were there in July 1974 when an incoming freshman named Brooks Keel talked to Augusta College admissions officials about beginning classes at our "Harvard on the Hill."

Toyota, Nissan, Honda back hydrogen stations for fuel cells

Toyota, Nissan and Honda are working together to get more fuel cell vehicles on roads in what they call Japan's big push toward "a hydrogen society."

DeKalb County CEO found guilty

DECATUR, Ga. - A suspended DeKalb County official accused of pressuring vendors for campaign contributions has been found guilty of attempted theft by extortion and perjury.