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USC pays big for celebrity speakers

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The University of South Carolina student programming group has paid several famous people thousands of dollars for appearances. The Greenville News reported Sunday that the founders of Ben and Jerry's ice cream got $35,000 and "Ace of Cakes" cable television star Duff Goldman g...

11/07/10 - 4:59pm

First female 2-star general honored by Georgia Guard

FORT McPHERSON, Ga. (AP) - The Georgia Army National Guard is honoring its first female two-star general. A ceremony was held Sunday at Fort McPherson just south of Atlanta to commemorate the promotion of Major Gen. Maria L. Britt. Britt, commander of the Georgia National Guard, got her second star ...

11/07/10 - 4:57pm

Elderly man trying to fix heater burned in blast

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) - An elderly Hall County man was badly burned when his house exploded as he tried to repair his heater. WSB-TV reports that 78-year-old Bill Black is being treated at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta for first-, second- and third-degree burns. Firefighters say Black was tryin...

11/07/10 - 4:56pm

Athens restaurant burglar found eating

 ATHENS, Ga. -- An Athens-Clarke police officer responded to a burglar alarm at Raising Cane's, 795 Baxter St., about 5 a.m. Saturday and found a man standing in the kitchen eating a bun, according to a police report.

11/07/10 - 8:42am

Athens area wreck kills teen, injures 5 others

WATKINSVILLE, Ga. -- A North Oconee High School senior was killed and five other teens injured in a single-car wreck near the Barrow-Oconee County line Friday night.

11/07/10 - 8:43am

Molinari holds steady to win HSBC Champions

SHANGHAI    - Francesco Molinari outlasted Lee Westwood in a spirited duel Sunday in the HSBC Champions for a one-shot victory to capture his first World Golf Championship and continue a memorable year for Italy.

11/07/10 - 8:04am

Safe stolen after man sold drugs out of it

A safe was stolen from an apartment Saturday.

11/07/10 - 12:37am

Armed robber attacks Checker's employee

An armed robber attacked a Checker's employee outside the restaurant early Saturday, snatched open the drive-through window and stole an undisclosed amount of money, according to Richmond County deputies.

11/07/10 - 12:36am

Aiken volleyball captures title

The Aiken volleyball team won the Class AAAA State Championship with a 3-2 win over Rock Hill on Saturday night at White Knoll.

11/06/10 - 9:05pm

Man shot at Augusta restaurant

A Wife Saver employee was shot in the abdomen Friday evening during an armed robbery at the restaurant on 503 Highland Ave. After Wallace Gipson took out the trash from the back door around 9 p.m., he saw a man standing behind him with a pistol grip shotgun, according to a sheriff's office report. T...

11/06/10 - 4:12pm
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