State officials try to calm River Watch extension concerns

...to rise above the foundation of Old Petersburg Road homes, said Lori Greenhill, a...Center area by transforming Old Evans and Petersburg roads into a four-lane highway with...to divert and limit runoff from Old Petersburg homes.Facing a possible stop-work...

Old Evans Road to close for River Watch Parkway construction

...Boulevard, Evans to Locks Road and Blue Ridge Drive.The $35 million River Watch Parkway project includes widening Old Petersburg Road from Baston Road to Old Evans Road and widening Old Evans Road to Columbia Industrial Boulevard. The road will be constructed...

A Joyful Noise: Ugandan children's choir and Sacred Harp (shaped note) Singing

...to 3 p.m. May 2; a singing lesson will be held at 9:30 a.m.WHERE: Old Line Primitive Baptist Church, 3646 Old Petersburg Road, AugustaDETAILS: Sacred Harp, or shape-note singing, is a traditional style of sacred music popular in the 18th...

Area Announcements

...648-2672 or e-mail bryanyoung@allstate.com, or e-mail Al Cothran at ACothran@CityofAikenSC.gov. Tennis? Petersburg Racquet Club is offering eight different sessions of tennis camps beginning June 1. Camps run Monday-Friday from 9 a...


...beating Wolfsburg 4-1 in the first leg of their quarterfinal.Elsewhere, defending champion Sevilla came from a goal down to beat Zenit St. Petersburg 2-1, with substitute Denis Suarez scoring the winner in the 88th minute.

Faith Calendar

...Unity, 2301 Central Ave.; (706) 738-2458LIFE CLASSES: 7 p.m. Tuesdays, New Life Worship Center West, 3618 Old Petersburg Road Suite 5, Martinez; Claude Harris Jr.; Donald Walker and Danielle Harris, leadersVACATION BIBLE SCHOOLMOUNT PLEASANT...

Orioles' Chris Davis hitless in return from 25-game suspension

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Chris Davis went 0 for 3 and was hit by a pitch in his return to the Baltimore Orioles after a 25-game suspension for...

Lakeside reigns supreme in boys tennis

The Lakeside boys beat Richmond Academy and Greenbrier to win the 2015 Region 2-AAAAA tennis title Friday at Petersburg Racquet Club.

IndyCar qualifying scrapped after rain

...on points for the season. And because there has been only one race, drivers will start in the order they finished in St. Petersburg, Fla., two weeks ago.That's good news for the four Team Penske cars that finished in the top five.But it's a frustrating...

Childress set for appeal hearing next week for alleged tire manipulation

...Thursday, is intended to minimize the amount of damage involved in car-to-car contact. In the season opening race at St. Petersburg, some of the caution periods took longer than expected to clean up because of debris on the track.IndyCar is using new...