Augusta man dies by lethal injection

...1976, Mr. High, Mr. Morgan and Mr. Ruffin came across Willean Hall, 36, and Leroy Linwood, 30, parked near Bush Field airport. Mr. Linwood was shot and thrown into a truck. Ms. Hall was kidnapped, raped and shot. The assailants threw...

Ramblin' Rhodes: With five country concerts, you'll be pickin' and grinnin'

...8-9.It was successfully moved from Phinizy Swamp Nature Park to the New Savannah Bluff Lock & Dam park near Bush Field airport with several thousand visitors enjoying the unique offering.The park is another Augusta treasure that most Augustans...

Sid Mullis: Throwing a blanket over plants won't protect them

...low of 21 degrees. The previous low for Nov. 28 was 22 degrees, set in 1903. As always, our official low at Bush Field Airport is always colder than the rest of the Augusta area. I don't know how cold it was at my house because I was out...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Country Music Awards was truckful of randomness

...leaders. COMING UP DOWN THE ROAD:? Saturday, April 26: Earth Day at Phinizy Swamp; New Lock & Dam Road, near Bush Field Airport, free, 8 a.m., Swamp Stomp 5K and 10K road races; 8:30 a.m., Kids' Swamp Stomp; 10 a.m.-4 p...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Little Roy and Lizzy kick off weeks of bluegrass, more

...30 p.m. with her band The Rage.EARTH DAY THIS WEEKEND: Head out to Phinizy Swamp on New Lock & Dam Road near Bush Field Airport for the free Earth Day celebration. Events on Saturday, April 26, will include Swamp Stomp 5K and 10K road races at...

Augusta mother charged after leaving baby in locked SUV, police say

...and walk to the college, the report said.According to the National Weather Service, the recorded temperature at Bush Field airport less than 10 minutes after the incident was 82 degrees.According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration...

Augusta Housing's public-private match fails to materialize

...research and data collection of bird activity around the constructed wetlands, I was reminded of the Border Collie the Bush Field Airport committee bought in 2000 to keep the birds off airport runways. They paid $15,000 for her, named her Mayday...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Fiddler to bring new music to Oka'Chaffa Indian Festival

...6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, at Phinizy Swamp Nature Park near Bush Field Airport.Admission is $12 for adults, $6 for children 6 through 12 and free for kids 5 and younger.More than 7,000...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Blue Highway makes stop at Imperial Theatre for Southern Soul & Song

...personalities.There was some talk of moving the Oka'Chaffa festival to the New Lock & Dam park just up the road from Bush Field Airport. That's where the barbecue cooking/country music Lock & Ham Jam was held for several years.And there was some...

Heavy summer rains caused many gardening problems

The total rainfall for the year at my house was 76.1 inches, about 33 inches above normal. The official total at Bush field Airport was 55.52, but as we all know, it never rains as much out there as everywhere else in the area.