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North Augusta rolls in opener

NORTH AUGUSTA – Loranzo Hammonds threw three first-half touchdowns, and Demarcus Rouse added two scores on 186 yards rushing as North Augusta cruised to a 42-21 win over Conway in the first round of the Class AAAA state playoffs. North Augusta’s first-string defense picked off three passe...

11/13/09 - 10:53pm

Silver Bluff ousted from playoffs

Silver Bluff was knocked out of the Class AA playoffs Friday night with a 26-21 loss to Cheraw. The visiting Braves led 20-7 at the half, and had to withstand a rally by the Bulldogs. Silver Bluff had possession late in the game, but turned the ball over on downs. It is the fifth consecutive year ...

11/13/09 - 10:49pm

Silver Bluff outsted from playoffs

Silver Bluff was knocked out of the Class AA playoffs Friday night with a 26-21 loss to Cheraw. The visiting Braves led 20-7 at the half, and had to withstand a rally by the Bulldogs. Silver Bluff had possession late in the game, but turned the ball over on downs. It is the fifth consecutive year ...

11/13/09 - 10:49pm

Georgia tops New Orleans

ATHENS, Ga. – Trey Thompkins scored 25 points, Ricky McPhee hit a huge 3-pointer and Georgia pulled out a win in Mark Fox's coaching debut, beating New Orleans 67-59 tonight. Thompkins, who figures to carry a team that isn't expected to do much in Fox's first season, lived up to th...

11/13/09 - 10:40pm

Red Devils win playoff opener

LINCOLNTON, Ga. – Lincoln County’s defense made two big offensive plays stand up as the Red Devils shut out Trion 14-0 on Friday night in the first round of the Class A playoffs. Lincoln County (10-1) scored on its second offensive snap with a 66-yard passing strike from Garrett Mohr to R...

11/13/09 - 10:39pm

Downey scores 23 in win

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Devan Downey scored 23 points as South Carolina opened its basketball season with an 88-50 win over Alabama A&M tonight. Downey, the all-Southeastern Conference guard who passed up the NBA to return for his senior season, made his first five shots from the field, including...

11/13/09 - 10:30pm

House leader reveals suicide try

ATLANTA — Georgia House Speaker Glenn Richardson revealed today that he has suffered from depression since his marriage began to unravel 2 1/2 years ago and said he tried to commit suicide.

11/13/09 - 11:16pm

USC Aiken 37th in travel

COLUMBIA -- The University of South Carolina Aiken had the 37th highest travel expenditures out of 110 public institutions and government agencies, according to a report released today by South Carolina Comptroller General Richard Eckstrom's office.

01/07/10 - 3:26pm

Ga. colleges expect to add fees

ATLANTA - - Parents and college students may have to open their wallets a little wider come January if the Board of Regents for the University System of Georgia approves a staff recommendation Wednesday to double a special, mandatory fee. The board imposed the fee originally at its meeting in Augus...

01/19/10 - 10:46pm

Changes are coming to MCG, med school dean says

There is a “new future” for Medical College of Georgia after the CEO of the company that ran its health system resigned last month, leading the way to more integrated management, the dean of MCG School of Medicine said today. In his State of the School speech today, D. Douglas Miller reco...

11/13/09 - 6:47pm

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Accord tops list of stolen vehicles

The National Insurance Crime Bureau released its annual report on the 10 most stolen vehicles in the country earlier this month, and some residents say they aren't surprised with what they saw.
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