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Deadly infections preceded by accelerated aging

In its monthly Vital Signs report, the CDC called attention to sepsis, a systemic infection that can overload the body's defenses, cause organ failure, and leads to death in 15-30 percent of cases, CDC Director Thomas Frieden said.
By Tom Corwin

Slideshow: Latest Columbia County bookings

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center Aug. 15-22.

Crime map, database

Browse the weekly map of crimes as reported to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office or search the database of all crime reports. You can search by date range, or by entering all or any part of an emergency response area, address or type of crime.

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Italy earthquake kills dozens

A strong earthquake in central Italy reduced three towns to rubble as people slept early Wednesday, with reports that as many as 50 people were killed and hundreds injured as rescue crews raced to dig out survivors.

Barnwell accident kills Aiken woman

BARNWELL, S.C. -- An Aiken woman has died following a single-vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 278 outside of Barnwell near S.C. Highway 37.
By Laura McKenzie

Solving pool’s green water problem can take time

The recent sight of 1 million gallons of green water in the aquatic center at the Rio Olympics likely caused pool owners everywhere to cringe.

Sports Scores

Stay up-to-date on your favorite teams.

Editorial: Blatant corruption

Sadly, it's par for the course - for both the Clintons and the media.

President didn't follow 'typical' path to job

Instead of going straight into the financial industry after college, John "Jay" Murray III made a beeline for the coast, where he parlayed his family's boat and a love of deep-sea fishing into a ...
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