Proposed ordinances could help disrupt dogfighting operations in Augusta

...licensed breeders, required annual licensing for animals, and a requirement for animals to be in a container when riding in trucks.On Wednesday, advisory board members finalized the wording of the ordinances with Augusta Staff Attorney Kenneth Bray, and...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Montgomery Gentry heads for Evans

...a lucky man.God's given me a pretty fair hand.Got a house and a piece of land,A few dollars in a coffee can.My old trucks still running good.My ticker's ticking like they say it should.I got supper in the oven, a good woman's loving,And...

FedEx to add 50,000 seasonal jobs

...package dimensions, not just weight. UPS is making a similar change. Big, lightweight packages take up more space in delivery trucks.Shares of FedEx rose $4.85, or 3.1 percent, to $159.51in afternoon trading. They began the day up 8 percent in...

Evans woman, 78, escapes house fire unharmed

...investigation, according to Battalion Chief Danny Kuhlmann.Firefighters had no accessible fire hydrant and shuttled water to the fire using trucks."That's not a problem," said Battalion Chief Jimmie Paschal. "We train for that."

Augusta remembers lives lost, thanks first responders

...said Batten, blankly staring down the Augusta Common as first responders assembled and a giant American flag hoisted by fire trucks hung high. "I try to do something every year."Augusta remembered the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks with a ceremony Thursday...

Kyle Busch gets pole for Chase opener at Chicago

...Series race at Chicago land Speedway was postponed by rain.The Trucks Series race was pushed back to today at approximately 7 p...Nationwide race.Johnny Sauter will be on the pole for the Trucks stop, followed by Brennan Newberry and Jeb Burton.

Defense case takes 1 hour in Georgia salmonella outbreak trial after 5 weeks of prosecution

...second mortgage on their Virginia home to finance two tanker trucks for hauling peanut paste that cost about $200,000.After the salmonella outbreak, she said, the tanker trucks were "sold for scrap" and she and her husband lost their home...

Ryan Blaney takes Trucks race

BOWMANVILLE, Ontario - Ryan Blaney edged German Quiroga by 0.049 seconds to win the Truck Series race on the road course at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.

First responders honored at special church service

...Site Fire De part ment. "By having a day like today, we get to do that. We get to slow down and enjoy ourselves."Fire trucks lined the parking lot, which was filled with patrol cars from agencies in Aiken and Edgefield counties. Children explored...

2014 Arts Preview: Festivals

...p.m. Oct. 5, Old Academy of Richmond County; free; Ferris wheel with bird's-eye view of the festival; DJs, food trucks, giant Jenga, water balloon tie-dye, shish-ka-bou, lawn ScrabbleVisual ? All visual events free, open throughout...