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It's a subdued holiday season for SC first family

In holiday seasons past, South Carolina's first family seemed like something out of a Norman Rockwell painting.

12/03/09 - 9:05pm

No qualifiers today in Senate race

On the second day of qualifying, no one new jumped into the state Senate District 22 or House District 122 races, both of which will be decided in a special election Jan. 5. The candidates for the Senate seat vacated by U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia Ed Tarver remain Libertarian...

12/03/09 - 7:22pm

Braves add reliever Saito

ATLANTA – The Braves made another move to strengthen their pitching staff Thursday, agreeing to a one-year contract with right-handed reliever Takashi Saito. Saito, who turns 40 in February, has 83 saves in four major league seasons after a long career in Japan. He made the NL All-Star team in...

12/03/09 - 5:37pm

Governor to speak to leadership group on Dec. 18

Gov. Sonny Perdue will be in downtown Augusta on Dec. 18 to deliver the keynote address to Leadership Augusta. The governor will provide an update on state issues. The event will begin at 11:30 a.m. in the Oglethorpe Room at the Augusta Marriott Hotel and Suites. Leadership Augusta is charging $27...

12/03/09 - 6:16pm

Manning makes move at Q-School

In West Palm Beach, Fla., former Augusta State golfer Major Manning shot 4-under-par 68 today to move into a tie for 18th place in the final stage of PGA Tour Qualifying School at Bear Lakes Country Club. Manning is eight shots behind leader Troy Merritt after two rounds of the six-day event. Aiken...

01/07/10 - 3:24pm

Georgia House speaker resigns

Georgia's powerful House speaker resigned Thursday after a suicide attempt and allegations by his ex-wife of an affair with a lobbyist.

12/03/09 - 8:38pm

2 wounded; 3 sought in Wednesday shooting

AIKEN -- Aiken County sheriff’s investigators are searching for three suspects in the Wednesday night shooting of two men. Around 6 p.m., Rodrecus Tolen, of Saluda, and Billy Joe Blackston, of Gilbert, were shot on Huckleberry Finn Road in Monetta, sheriff’s Sgt. Dave Myers said in a news...

12/03/09 - 3:16pm

2 wounded; 3 sought in Wednesday shooting

AIKEN -- Aiken County sheriff’s investigators are searching for three suspects in the Wednesday night shooting of two men. Around 6 p.m., Rodrecus Tolen, of Saluda, and Billy Joe Blackston, of Gilbert, were shot on Huckleberry Finn Road in Monetta, sheriff’s Sgt. Dave Myers said in a news...

12/03/09 - 3:16pm

Authorities searching for suspects in Wednesday shooting

Authorities believe three suspects are on the run after shooting two men in Monetta Wednesday evening. Around 6 p.m., Rodrecus Tolen of Saluda and Billy Joe Blackston of Gilbert were shot on Huckleberry Finn Road in Monetta, sheriff’s Sgt. Dave Myers said in a news release. Mr. Tolen was shot ...

12/03/09 - 2:18pm

McDuffie authorities arrest 7; thefts could involve many victims

THOMSON, Ga. -- McDuffie County authorities have arrested seven persons suspected in a nationwide credit card theft ring that could involve hundreds of victims. At least two of the suspects in custody have been linked to a case involving Washington State Police, according to McDuffie County Sheriff...

12/03/09 - 3:16pm

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