Presidents tried influence vote, Blatter says

...Tahiti.The 15th Pacific Games, which end July 18, had its first full day of competition Sunday. There are 24 mostly Pacific Island countries competing. Nigeria: The nation's football federation says it is firing national coach Stephen Keshi amid charges...

Travelers send in bookmark postcards

...with grandchildren Natalie and Collin and visited Ken tuc ky's Churchill Downs.Gene Salet, of Augusta, was on St. Simons Island with Irene, Brian and Ivey Joy Hadden and Louise and Palmer Hadden.A Grovetown traveler sent a really funny postcard from...

Augusta man dies by lethal injection

...into the river, leaving behind the blood-stained vehicle. Two days later, James C. Gray, 54, was kidnapped from Beech Island and taken to the end of a Bush Field runway. Mr. High, Mr. Morgan and Mr. Ruffin blindfolded him and shot him twice in...

Matt Stonie tops Joey Chestnut in hot dog eating contest

...world on Saturday by upsetting Joey "Jaws" Chestnut at the Fourth of July hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island, breaking Chestnut's bid for a ninth straight victory.Stonie, 23, who finished second last year, downed 62 hot dogs...

Michaux: Spieth knows what he's doing with his schedule

...one of the primary elements of his makeup. His commitment to the John Deere is no different than his loyalty to Hilton Head Island, where he kept his promise and played immediately after winning the green jacket.Tournament officials would certainly understand...

Columbia County Board of Education | The Augusta Chronicle

...86-classroom campus is spread across more than 70 acres. Stallings Island Middle School opened in 2008 on Blackstone Camp Road. The school was named for nearby Stallings Island, which is located in the Savannah River about eight miles from...

James Brown | The Augusta Chronicle

...1933 - December 25, 2006) called the Augusta-area home his entire life. Born in Augusta and maintaining a home in Beech Island, South Carolina until his death on Christmas Day in 2006, Brown maintained a business presence in Augusta while managing...

Cameron Ashlee King - Charles Martin Klaus

...Sheppard of Charlotte, NC; Gili Wojnowich of Fort Lauderdale, FL; Tyler Dingus of Denver, CO; and Brian Millman of New York, NY. Following a honeymoon on Mustique Island in the West Indies, the couple will reside in Orlando, Florida.

Beech Island man faces charges after fight breaks out over cellphone, police say

A Beech Island man is facing charges after he assaulted a Richmond County man at his home Sunday evening after an argument over a cellphone...

Fishing tournaments for July 3

...AnglersDistrict 96 TournamentsPhil Morris reportingNext: July 12, Dreher Island State Park, Lake Murray. Aug. 23: Greenwood State Park...Boating Facility, Hawe Creek, Thurmond Lake. Oct. 4: Dreher Island State Park, Lake Murray. Dec. 6: Highway 72 ramp, Lake...