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6 local students are top sharpshooters

Six Richmond County Junior ROTC students have been ranked in the Top 100 Sporter Air Rifle Shooters in the nation. The sharpshooting students are:58. Victoria Mixon, Cross Creek High School59. D'Warren Daniels, Westside High School60. Markesha McKay, Westside76. Elijah Baker, Westside82. LaToni Smit...

09/20/10 - 4:21pm

Braves summon minor leaguer to start Phillies opener

PHILADELPHIA – The Atlanta Braves have summoned a minor league pitcher who has never been in the majors to start the opener of a key three-game series at Philadelphia. Brandon Beachy will make his big league debut tonight against the Phillies. The 24-year-old right-hander will start because Ja...

09/20/10 - 4:07pm

Police: Ga. barber ambushes burglars

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga.  -  A Stone Mountain barber who was staking out his shop overnight because of a rash of burglaries shot a suspect who police say was trying to break in.

09/20/10 - 2:41pm

Leonard Skinner, Lynyrd Skynyrd inspiration, dies at 77

Leonard Skinner, the no-nonsense basketball coach and gym teacher whose name is forever linked with Jacksonville's legendary Lynyrd Skynyrd, died in his sleep early Monday morning. He was 77.

09/20/10 - 1:30pm

Top Ga. court rules for cop in shooting

ATLANTA - Georgia's top court has ruled in favor of a former Atlanta police officer who sought immunity after being charged with murder in the shooting of a 19-year-old.

09/20/10 - 12:37pm

Man killed at S.C. apartment complex

COLUMBIA - Columbia police are investigating the shooting death of a man at an apartment complex.

09/20/10 - 12:30pm

S.C. man kills woman, himself

WALTERBORO, S.C. - Police say a man shot a woman to death and then killed himself at a house in Walterboro. Multiple media outlets reported that 30-year-old Consuela Drayton of Walterboro was shot shortly before midnight Saturday in the front yard of a friend's home. Police say 33-year-old Terrance ...

09/20/10 - 12:27pm

S.C. couple killed in wreck

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Officials have released the names of a Spartanburg couple killed in a wreck on Interstate 85 near Anderson. Multiple media outlets reported that Anderson County Coroner Greg Shore identified the victims as the driver, 34-year-old Sajid Pirani and 33-year-old Shirin Pirani. Offici...

09/20/10 - 12:23pm

Electric car company delays S.C. production

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - An electric car manufacturing company is delaying production at a new South Carolina plant until at least Christmas.

09/20/10 - 12:19pm

Man killed inside S.C. hospital after fight

CHESTER, S.C. - A man has been shot and killed in a South Carolina hospital after a fight at a nearby nightclub. Chester County Sheriff Richard Smith said several people were shot and wounded around 2 a.m. Monday at a nightclub in Chester. Those injured either drove themselves or were driven by frie...

09/20/10 - 12:15pm
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