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South Carolina gets 31-14 victory over UCF

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 09/26/2015 - 3:30pm

Freshman quarterback Lorenzo Nunez threw for two touchdowns and Pharoh Cooper turned a broken play into a 29-yard go-ahead scoring run to rally South Carolina to a much-needed 31-14 victory over UCF on Saturday.

Nunez ran for 123 in his first start while Cooper added a 35-yard TD catch to snap the Gamecocks’ two-game losing streak.

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No. 7 Georgia beats Southern 48-6

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 09/26/2015 - 3:23pm

Nick Chubb knew he had to extend his streak of 100-yard rushing games when he saw how much it meant to his offensive linemen.

The big guys can relax. Chubb’s streak is alive.

Chubb ran for 131 yards and two touchdowns and also caught a TD pass as No. 7 Georgia beat Southern 48-6 on Saturday to gain momentum for next week’s visit from Alabama.

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Gregg Allman, 8 others to be inducted into Georgia Music Hall of Fame

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 09/26/2015 - 2:06pm

ATLANTA — Gregg Allman, Sam Moore and the late Philip Walden Jr. are among nine to be inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame in Atlanta.

The 37th annual awards will be held Saturday evening at the Georgia World Congress Center. It will air live on Georgia Public Television at 8 p.m.

Others inductees include John Huie, the band Drivin’ N’ Cryin’, John and Jane Barber and Monica Pearson. Posthumous inductees include Tim Wilson, Walden and Sonny Limbaugh.

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Atlanta woman fatally shot while driving car down street

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 09/26/2015 - 2:03pm



ATLANTA — Atlanta police are investigating an incident involving a woman who was fatally while driving her vehicle down the street.

Local news media reported Saturday that shots were fired from another vehicle at the SUV, which hit a tree and flipped over. Firefighters rescued a man and woman from the vehicle.

Authorities say the woman was dead at the scene and had been shot in the face. The deceased victim’s identity has not been released.

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