Commissioners make resolutions

...going to see a new set of commissioners next year that are willing to communicate."Guilfoyle said he'd lunched Tuesday with Commissioner Marion Williams to increase dialogue."Everybody has ideas; we all bring them to the table and see which...

Mark Richt: Mr. Stability in the SEC

...An impressive group it certainly was.As December slides into a new year, and with it No. 13 Georgia's date Tuesday with Louisville in the Belk Bowl in Charlotte, N.C., Richt, 54, is now a grandfather shooting for his ninth season...

Officials urge fireworks safety during New Year's celebrations

NORTH AUGUSTA - Rebecca King shuffled up and down the aisles of Wacky Wayne's Fireworks on Tuesday with her two sons in tow, the boys bubbling with the same excitement they get every year just before New Year's Eve.Long before...

Taylor Floyd has been through this grind before

...receiving conditional status."It's been a pretty cool experience so far," said Floyd, who played a practice round Tuesday with Parel. "Without a doubt, it's the biggest tournament in my life. I'm just trying to soak it all in."Last...

Red Sox make offer to Pablo Sandoval

...to regular DH duties.It was the second big addition for the White Sox this week. They bolstered their bullpen on Tuesday with a $15 million, three-year contract for left-hander Zach Duke, who was 5-1 with a 2.45 ERA in a career-high...

Augusta residents preparing early for winter

Wintery weather came early this year as a large cold front pushed across the area bringing record-breaking temperatures Wednesday and nearly the same Tuesday.

Vikings' Adrian Peterson suspended for rest of season

...Peterson's future with the Minnesota Vikings dimmed further Tuesday, with the NFL suspending the star running back without pay...and his client were scheduled for a conference call Tuesday with the NFLPA to discuss options.The Vikings don't practice...

World War II air cadet tribute caps Veterans Day celebrations at Augusta Riverwalk's Heroes Overlook

...Cross, the Army's second-highest military honor, in November 1944. Seventy years later, Morgan was honored on Tuesday with a bronze plaque on Heroes Overlook at Riverwalk Augusta.Organized by the Augusta-Richmond County Historical Society...

SC cop charged with assault

...56-year-old Robert Lee Sapp is accused of touching a woman without her consent earlier this year.Sapp was charged Tuesday with assault and battery and misconduct in office. He could be sentenced to up to 20 years in prison if he is convicted...

Republican Gov. Nathan Deal wins re-election in Ga., overcoming challenge from Jason Carter

...high unemployment rate and cuts to education.Unofficial tallies showed Deal winning more than 55 percent of the vote Tuesday with roughly 94 percent of the expected vote counted.His next term will be devoted to bettering Georgia, Deal told supporters...