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Mary Liz Nolan

4 months ago

ONE DEAD, ONE INJURED IN DOWNTOWN SHOOTING

  One man is dead and another was wounded when shots were fired early this morning on Broad Street. Richmond County authorities say 28 year old Antonio Counts was shot several times.  A second victim was shot in the leg and is being treated at Georgia Regents Medical Center. The shooting reportedly happened on Broad […]

Mary Liz Nolan

4 months ago

COURSE WILL NOT RE-OPEN TODAY

    Augusta National officials say the course will not re-open for practice today.  Play has been permanently suspended for the day due to the weather. “It was necessary that we close the gates for Monday’s Practice Round at 10:00 a.m. today.  The current forecast is that this weather front will not permit the reopening […]

Mary Liz Nolan

4 months ago

WHAT’S ALLOWED AND WHAT’S NOT ON THE COURSE

  If you’re headed to the Augusta National this week, keep in mind you can take a camera on the course today, tomorrow and Wednesday, but not once the tournament begins on Thursday. Cell phones are strictly prohibited, so you won’t be able to use the camera on your phone. Other items that won’t be […]

Mary Liz Nolan

4 months ago

FIRST DRIVE, CHIP AND PUTT EVENT A HUGE SUCCESS

  Augusta National not only has female members, yesterday it crowned its first female champion. Nine-year-old Kelly Xu of Santa Monica, California was the first of eight youngsters to win the inaugural Drive, Chip and Putt contest there. There were four girls and four boys, ages 7 to 15, that won out of 11 players […]

Mary Liz Nolan

4 months ago

LOCAL AIRPORTS EXPECT HEAVY TRAFFIC THIS WEEK

  Local airport officials say they’re expecting a spike in passengers this week, now that Masters week has arrived. Augusta Regional Airport officials say they’ll have extra Transportation Security Administration and other law enforcement personnel to deal with an anticipated 10,000 additional passengers this week. At Daniel Field, officials are asking pilots to use an […]

Mary Liz Nolan

4 months ago

PLAY SUSPENDED ON FIRST DAY OF PRACTICE

  Play has been suspended at the Augusta National, for the time being, due to the threat of severe weather.  Officials at the course sounded the sirens just after 10:00 a.m., getting patrons to clear the grounds and take shelter. Several areas of the state have already had as much as two to three inches […]

Mary Liz Nolan

4 months ago

PRINCIPALS GET SHUFFLED IN RICHMOND COUNTY

  The principal of Lucy C. Laney High School is under investigation not only by the Richmond County school system, but by the Georgia Association of Educators as well. Superintendent Dr. Frank Roberson will confirm that Tonia Mason, who’s been at the helm at Laney since 2010, is the subject of an investigation by both […]

Mary Liz Nolan

4 months ago

TEEN DIES FROM ACCIDENT INJURIES

  An Aiken County teenager injured in a Tuesday traffic accident has died. The coroner says 15 year old Kumar Falconer was ejected from the back seat of an SUV driven by his brother when the vehicle crashed on Dragstrip Road. Investigators say excessive speed is an apparent factor in the wreck that happened after […]

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