Swimmable Water Weekend, GatorFest shine a light on local waters

All over the world, we share a central need as humans: the need for clean...our lives.And here in Georgia, we have a special connection to them. We rely on these...ecology and economy. And clean water, though a basic necessity, is a blessing that millions...

Bottom line

Seems odd to say about a woman headed for prison, but Joyce Mitchell may be the luckiest woman alive...tens of millions it cost to corral the wild animals she let loose.As much of a complete moron as she was, she's getting off easy.


...Rome, Ga., Andrew Cain had three hits, including a game-winning homer, as the Augusta GreenJackets...the Rome Braves 5-3 on Thursday night.Cain hit a two-run homer in the ninth to break a 3-3 tie, and Carlos Diaz picked up the win with...

Domonic Brown leads Phillies over Braves

...starts, leading the Philadelphia Phillies to a 4-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on...Mackanin said. "He certainly looked like a different guy."The Phillies played for...up four runs and 11 hits in six innings. A.J. Pierzynski had two hits and an RBI...

Braves: Olivera trade includes risks for both sides

This trade is about a lot of things. It's more than just a player swap, and it shouldn't be viewed as players for...Rodriguez, Zach Bird and Miami's Competitive Balance Pick A, which should fall in the 30s. The Braves traded Alex Wood...

Adding a touch of paint

Burles Johnson of BA Johnson Construction paints over green primer on one of the gables Wednesday at Hildebrandt's in downtown Augusta.

Richmond County home ransacked, burglarized

Police are looking for a suspect in the ransacking of a Hephzibah home, which was also burglarized Tuesday.About...deputies responded to the 1400 block in Brookstone Road where a 27-year-old woman arrived home and found her belongings...

Harlem Middle teachers get red carpet welcome

A limousine ride and walk down a red carpet, complete with photographers, might be more pomp than many...breakfast and socializing, Shelton said she was glad to be able to offer a reward for "their ceaseless hard work.""This school is a Title...

New York Butcher Shoppe returns to Surrey Center

A butcher shop set to open this fall in Surrey Center will be a familiar name for many regular shoppers at the Augusta center...in the shopping center on Highland Avenue ? this time by a different franchisee and in a different storefront. Local...

Orioles complete sweep of Braves

BALTIMORE - Chris Tillman took a three-hitter into the ninth inning, Jonathan...skidding Atlanta Braves 2-0 on Wednesday night for a three-game sweep.Tillman (8-7) was lifted after giving up a two-out double to Cameron Maybin in the ninth...