Baby taken to hospital after fall into Martinez pool

An 11-month-old child has been taken to the hospital by emergency medical personnel after falling in a swimming pool on Morehead Drive in Martinez, Columbia County dispatch confirmed.The baby's condition was not known by dispatch.

Savannah River Bacteria | The Augusta Chronicle

...Wrightsboro Road, don't worry: It is. Water in other areas, however, isn't so clean -- and in some cases, not suitable for swimming or wading, according to an Augusta Chronicle analysis of samples from 50 sites in Richmond, Columbia and Aiken counties...


...Savannah is 2-6. SwimmingJapanese champ will miss worldsWorld champion Kosuke Hagino, of Japan, will not compete at the swimming worlds after breaking his right elbow in training.Hagino was injured when he fell off a bike at the national team's training...

Hot weather, high water at Thurmond Lake attracting big crowds

...that on many days has filled campgrounds, beaches and boat ramps to capacity.Ideal conditions for boating, fishing and swimming at Thurmond Lake have kept park rangers on their toes, especially on weekends. In May, user fees at Army Corps of Engineers...

CSRA All-Star Meet gives swimmers a chance to shine

...of his races. "It was fun. I've never been this far in swimming."Coming into the girls 9-10 100 individual medley, Tara...trying to hold on to what little I had left after a long day of swimming," Petras said. "They're tough competitors, and no one...

Rants & Raves

...before a show at the Bell, James Brown Arena or at the performing arts theatre at GRU. Or they can pick Dyess Park for the swimming pool and the cracked-up concrete tennis courts. PEOPLE IN Richmond County are always throwing perfectly good dog cages for...

Boston's 2024 organizers release details of their $4.6 billion plan

...compact in Olympics history, with 23 of the venues within a short radius. Organizers said they're still firming up venues for swimming and other indoor aquatic sports, golf and biking events.Among the possible long-term legacies:JOBS: About 4,100 construction...

Scuttlebiz: Monument company moves to west Augusta

...July.? Gary's Hamburgers owner sets up different kind of restaurant at Sportman's Corner.UNDERWATER: But not from swimming.CoreLogic, an online company that tracks property data, says 7.8 percent of the people in Richmond County who have mortgages...

Armadillo casualties stack up on interstate drive

...hometown, Washington, Ga. "Eleanor and I are almost 90 and 91," he writes. "We eat breakfast, read the paper and then go swimming six days a week in the summer."TODAY'S JOKE: A woman walked into the kitchen to find her husband stalking around with...


...from a bridge to swim in Lake Wylie. The man, Samuel Williams of Chapel Hill, N.C., told authorities Tate "had trouble swimming and kept sinking" when he tried to help.? The WNBA and New York Liberty agreed to suspend Isiah Thomas' ownership application...