SAVANNAH, Ga. — Police in Savannah are investigating the death of a pedestrian who was struck by a car.
Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police say 59-year-old Cynthia Denise Bridges was hit by the car on Abercorn Street late Saturday night. She was later pronounced dead at Memorial University Medical Center.
Lena Schaeffner used a “wake-up call” early in the final round to bounce back in a big way.
The Coastal Carolina junior posted four birdies on the final seven holes for 3-under-par 68 on Sunday to win the 3M Jaguar Intercollegiate by one shot at Forest Hills Golf Club.
With Schaeffner and Malene Krolboll Hansen finishing first and second, the Chanticleers claimed the team title by six shots over Kennesaw State and Furman. Coastal Carolina, the 36-hole leader, closed with 4-over-par 288 to finish with an 867 total.
Four days of discomfort is well worth the effort when it comes to raising money for the Fort Gordon Warrior Transition Battalion and the post’s Fisher House, Ray Miller said.
Without the money, wounded soldiers might endure a lifetime of pain.
On Sunday, Miller and a team of six other runners from Jenkins and Screven counties completed a 270-mile relay-style run from Fort Benning near Columbus, Ga., to Fort Gordon. The run, held for a third year, raised money to help both organizations continue their missions.
When Andrew Mumford moved back to Grovetown from California last year, he had trouble keeping doctors’ appointments, attending mental-health sessions and filling prescriptions at Augusta’s Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
He and his wife had no car and their daughter moved to the Washington area after their son-in-law, who is in the Navy, was reassigned.
A year ago Mark Fox couldn’t have envisioned exactly what his Georgia men’s basketball team would have to go through to get there, but he saw a seasoned roster that had the makeup to reach the NCAA tournament.
That became reality on Sunday night when the Bulldogs earned an at-large bid as a No. 10 seed.
Georgia will play No. 7 seed Michigan State Friday in Charlotte as part of the East Region.
The winner will get a Sunday matchup against No. 2 Virginia or No. 15 Belmont.