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Stephen Chance, co-founder of Press On, speaks before it was announced $2.5 million will be given by Press On to fund pediatric cancer research and treatment at the Georgia Regents University Cancer Center.

$2.5 million gift boosts pediatric cancer research at GRU

Press On, the foundation founded by families whose children have cancer, announced that major gift Thursday to Georgia Regents University Cancer to help push pediatric cancer research and treatment
By Tom Corwin
College Football Scoreboard

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings Aug.24-31

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center Aug. 24.-31

Weekly crime map, database

Violent crimes during the week included 91 assaults, three of which were classified as aggravated assaults. The most assaults in a single day, 29, occurred on Aug. 29. Other violent crime included seven armed robberies.

Kirby: Teacher is advocate for power of words

My comments on the vanishing use of hardcover dictionaries earlier this week brought this response from Susan Phillips, a Latin and English teacher at A.R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering ...
By Bill Kirby

Knights visit No. 1 Northside

It doesn't get much tougher than this: Evans visits defending state champion and No. 1 Northside to begin region play.
By Wayne Staats

Few incidents seen at Richmond County football games

Despite large crowds and heated rivalries, local football stadiums have proven to be a relatively safe haven in Richmond County, with an average of less than five arrests per year since 1996.
By Doug Stutsman

Motorcyclist killed in Aiken County

An Aiken man was killed and three others injured in a traffic accident Thursday afternoon on US Highway 1 in Aiken County.

Gamecocks fend off Tar Heels in opener

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - South Carolina's defense, a much-maligned unit a year ago, is off to a rousing start. The Gamecocks shut out North Carolina in the second half, and held on for a 17-13 victory Thursday night.
By John Boyette

SC corrections officer jailed after fight

A South Carolina corrections officer was released from jail Wednesday after a weekend arrest for allegedly assaulting his estranged wife's former lover.

Weekly Crime Map

Richmond County | Columbia County

Editorial: Enough sins to go around

It is the most devout Christians, who are likely the most offended, who are advised by Jesus against casting the first stone.
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