Sex with teen leads to prison term

...considering the circumstances of the crime and the unwillingness of the 15-year-old victim and her mother to cooperate, Assistant District Attorney Garon Muller told the judge.Laws, who had no criminal history, pleaded guilty Monday in Richmond County...

Mother pleads not guilty in international kidnapping case

...native and former Charleston stockbroker.The daughter has since been living a normal life in Australia, authorities said.Assistant U.S. Attorney Nathan Williams, who told the judge the government will oppose bond, would not comment after the hearing...

Augusta's Jim Connor, rest of '64 UGA team honored at halftime

...team walked its way out onto the Sanford Stadium field, a piece of Augusta was right there.Jim Connor, a current Aquinas assistant coach and the Irish head coach for the 2003 through 2006 seasons, was a freshman member of the 1964 Bulldogs team that was...

Georgia's Todd Gurley turns in star performance against Vols

...ways," said Georgia coach Mark Richt, who worked with a pair of Heisman winners, Charlie Ward and Chris Weinke, as an assistant at Florida State. "You're not going to win unless your team is winning. You're really not."Richt paused."Every...

Rants & Raves

...justice. How does the judge for Scott and DA Ashley Wright sleep at night? RAVES FOR NURSES Kathleen, Ella, Nicole and their assistants Virginia and Brenda on 4 North. Thanks to their excellent care I left University Hospital earlier than expected. Thank you...

Former Augusta State golfer Patrick Reed wins his debut match at the Ryder Cup with Jordan Spioeth

...comfortable and confident."Watson was originally going to send Spieth off with Matt Kuchar, and Reed with Jim Furyk.But assistant captain Steve Stricker found in their PGA Tour statistics that Spieth and Reed ranked well in total birdies last season...

Foster multiculturalism

...preserving freedom of speech and of religion always have been the hallmarks of American ideals.Laura Quaynor, Ph.D.Augusta (The writer is an assistant professor of curriculum and instruction at the University of South Carolina Aiken.)

Augusta area stocks up for winter with equipment, salt

...500 for two more tons of salt this year after paying $2,500 for 10 last winter, said Steve Cassell, Richmond County's assistant traffic engineer and interim deputy administrator.Columbia County also plans to spend an extra $500 to $750 this year...

Scam artist headed to prison

...locksmith. The good Samaritan got $80 from an ATM and drove Smith to a gas station, where Smith grabbed the cash and ran, Assistant District Attorney Robert Homlar told the judge.Padgett told Smith that preying on people with good hearts hardened those...

Bulldogs' McKenzie shines again

...former position coach and former Bulldogs defensive coordinator, during pregame warmups. Johnson is now a Georgia graduate assistant.He also greeted Vols defensive coordinator John Jancek, the former UGA linebackers coach. Martinez chatted with offensive...