Augusta man dies by lethal injection

...Jose High went to his death Tuesday night proclaiming he did not kill the 11-year-old...mother, Hazel Phillips, after Tuesday night's execution at Georgia Diagnostic & Classification...death came more than 25 years after the night when, police say, Mr. High, Mr. Brown...

High school | The Augusta Chronicle

...North Augusta very nearly pulled off a playoff upset on the road, but Blythewood kicker Cody Turner made a 20-yard field goal on the final play of the game to give the Bengals a 29-27 victory Friday night. Don't Miss

Harlem High School | The Augusta Chronicle

...Graduation season for Columbia County schools got off to a hot start for a second consecutive year at Harlem High School Friday night. The trial of a former Harlem High School JROTC instructor accused of having sex with a student has been delayed, likely until...

Silver Bluff High School | The Augusta Chronicle

...on Friday, denying the Bulldogs their sixth state football championship. Silver Bluff will get its shot at redemption Friday night when the Bulldogs play host to Bishop England in a rematch of last year's Class AA Division II Lower State title game. ...

Deputy James D. Paugh | The Augusta Chronicle

...shooting and killing a Richmond County sheriff?s deputy before killing ... Hundreds came out to Carolina Ale House on Tuesday night to celebrate the life of Richmond County Deputy James "J.D." Paugh, who was killed in the line of duty a year ago. ...

Aiken City Council | The Augusta Chronicle

...Cavanaugh presented character awards to the members of Aiken Public Safety's C shift during the City Council meeting Monday night. AIKEN --- Newly appointed Aiken City Manager Richard Pearce said Monday that he wants to continue to draw others to the...

Clemson still No. 1 as College Football Playoff top-four remains the same

...College Football Playoff selection committee rankings Monday night, marking the first time in two seasons the top four was unchanged...obit was written for the Pac-12's playoff hopes on Saturday night when both Stanford and Utah lost, leaving the conference with...

Texans rally to hand Bengals their first loss

CINCINNATI - T.J. Yates took over after Brian Hoyer sustained a concussion on Monday night and rallied the Houston Texans to a 10-6 victory over Cincinnati, the Bengals' first loss.The Bengals (8-1) were trying...

George Washington upsets No. 6 Virginia

...WASHINGTON - Patricio Garino and Tyler Cavanaugh each scored 18 points as George Washington stunned No. 6 Virginia 73-68 on Monday night.The Colonials (2-0) took control with a 10-0 run that began with Garino's three-point play for a 57-55 lead with...

Jazz nip Hawks to end their slide

...ATLANTA - Derrick Favors scored 23 points, Rodney Hood added 20 points and the Utah Jazz beat the Atlanta Hawks 97-96 on Sunday night to end a three-game skid.Paul Millsap had a season-high 28 points for the Hawks but failed to hit the rim on a 3-point...