Authorities nab Ashburn jail escapee near Blakely

ASHBURN, Ga. -- An Ashburn man who escaped from the Turner County Jail nearly a month ago after...Burwell, 31, on a road near Blakely, about 100 miles southwest of Ashburn, officials said. Burwell escaped on Aug. 7. He had been in jail...

Mr. Dessie Thomas Jr. (ASHBURN, Ga.)

ASHBURN, Ga. - Mr. Dessie Thomas Jr. died Monday in Ashburn. Funeral services will be held Saturday, 1p.m., at St. Matthews AME and Spring Bethel Cemetery, with Rev. D. Walker officiating. Davis Funeral Home 478-625- 7298. The Augusta Chronicle August 30, 2002

Ms. Patricia Gail Ashburn (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Send flowers to this funeral AUGUSTA, Ga. - An Angel has flown to be with our Lord, Patricia Gail Ashburn, born May 12, 1939 in Macon, GA departed this life 11:15 A.M., August 19, 2005. A memorial service will be held this...

Year is over for Redskins' Orakpo

ASHBURN, Va. - Redskins coach Jay Gruden says linebacker Brian Orakpo needs surgery and is done for the season because of a torn right...

Blogger hired to defend Redskins name quits

ASHBURN, Va. - A blogger hired by the Washington Redskins to defend the team's name has quit after two weeks.Ben Tribbett announced...

Redskins resume court battle over team name, appeal decision stripped trademark protection

ASHBURN, Va. - The Washing ton Redskins on Thursday formally appealed a ruling that stripped the team of trademark protection, the latest...

Shortage of seedlings troubles reforestation

ASHBURN, Ga. -- Forest fires and harsh weather have created a shortage of pine...million seedlings this year at its nurseries in Odenville, Ala., and Ashburn, Buena Vista and Statesboro. Landowners who can't find seedlings could...

Local and regional news briefs

...Apparel T-shirt sewing plants will close in Sandersville in east Georgia and Ashburn in south Georgia. The closings affect 289 workers in Sandersville and 192 more in Ashburn, all of whom make T-shirts and similar clothing for the Delta Apparel...

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Dance moves

ASHBURN, Ga. - In the uncomfortable aftermath of desegregation, the students at Turner County High continued to go their separate ways...

NFL Camp Capsules

ASHBURN, Va. -- Rob Johnson is trying to learn to play the Steve Spurrier way. Sometimes it makes the 30-year-old quarterback look...