Augusta man dies by lethal injection

...painless. "I'm glad this one is over, and maybe I'll sleep tonight. But it won't be over ... because as long as I live, I've got to keep Judson Ruffin and Nathan Brown in jail." Mr. High's death came more than 25 years after the night when...

Stories about Ray Guy's exploits at Thomson live on

THOMSON - The Ray Guy stories from his youth are almost endless - and most of them are true.

Georgia Southern draws attention at Sun Belt media day

...here into the Sun Belt Conference, five FCS championships, simply unprecedented," an ESPN3 commentator said Tuesday during a live interview with Georgia Southern football coach Willie Fritz at Sun Belt Conference media day."Well, I don't really want...

Enough Tiger already

...drive four miles one way to get the paper, and sometimes there is not much in it. Tell that sports writer who loves Woods to go live with him. Why doesn't the paper take a poll and see how many like Woods and how many do not, and let's go from there?

Report: Poverty among children on the rise in South Carolina, mirroring national trends

...That's about 288,000 children, according to the most recent data available.Thirty-six percent of the state's children live in homes where the parents lacked secure employment, an increase from 30 percent in 2008.Nationally, the report shows that...

Cara Peoples Miller, a Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School graduate, earns spot on Falcons' cheerleading squad

...she didn't have the time."You can only do so much," she said. "I get it."Miller, whose parents Craig and Charlene live in Augusta, started dancing at age 6 and continued to do so throughout her days at Davidson. After graduating from Augusta...

Brian Grazer made James Brown film possible

...actors Samuel L. Jackson, Usher, Chris Brown, Wesley Snipes and Eddie Murphy, who had portrayed Brown on Saturday Night Live and portrayed a very similar James Brown character in the movie musical Dreamgirls.But the role went to a younger, virtually...

Actor is excited to return to Augusta for 'Get On Up'

...Award-winning film Dreamgirls as C.C. White. His solo Patience earned him an Oscar nomination and he also performed the song live at the Academy Awards.His work in Dreamgirls served him well in preparation to play Scott, bassist for The Famous Flames...

Augusta GreenJackets field thriving under groundskeeper Zach Severns

...of looking at it," Severns said of removing the lips. "You look at it and ask, 'Can you live with this a year?' Well, no, I'm not going to live with it. I'm going to tackle it."Severns has needed that same mentality to keep the grass...

Florida State, Miami picked to win ACC divisions

...picked to win it? Were we unanimous first? The bull's-eye is on us," new Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson deadpanned."I live in the real world, but (the low expectations are) a challenge," he added. "It's not a huge margin for error this year...