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Sanford's secrecy waiver due today

COLUMBIA — Gov. Mark Sanford is facing a fast-approaching deadline to give the South Carolina Supreme Court more information over his waiver of confidentiality in a state ethics investigation. Last week, the justices asked Sanford and attorneys for the State Ethics Commission for more informat...

10/26/09 - 7:20am

Yankees advance to World Series

NEW YORK - Alex Rodriguez, welcome to the World Series.

10/26/09 - 12:18am

Teen shot this morning after argument with strangers

A 17-year-old Hephzibah teenager was shot this morning on the 2500 block of Drumcliff Court. A Richmond County sheriff’s report states that the victim told officers that about 12:30 a.m. four to six unidentified young men were walking near the intersection of Dayton Street and Drumcliff Court ...

10/25/09 - 9:56pm

BCS: Florida, Alabama and Texas hold onto top spots

NEW YORK - Boise State got bumped. TCU is now in position to be this season's BCS buster – for now. The Horned Frogs passed the Broncos on Sunday in the Bowl Championship Series standings, with TCU jumping two spots from last week and Boise State falling three. Florida (.9726...

10/25/09 - 9:10pm

Burglar goes through roof to rob store

A person broke into the Discount Stop store at 545 Sand Bar Ferry Road by entering through a hole in the roof. A Richmond County sheriff’s report states that at about 3:15 a.m. Saturday, an officer responded to an activated security alarm at the store. The officer discovered that someone had p...

10/25/09 - 9:55pm

Angry restaurant customer throws back his mashed potatoes

A man got upset with his order and threw a carton of mashed potatoes at a restaurant employee late Friday night at the Popeye’s at 3209 Deans Bridge Road, a Richmond County sheriff’s report states. The crime is considered a simple battery because the mashed potatoes hit the employee in th...

10/25/09 - 7:52pm

Romo, Austin lead Cowboys past Falcons

Tony Romo returned to his swashbuckling style, keeping drives alive by improvising and turning one near-disaster into a touchdown, leading Dallas to a 37-21 victory over Atlanta Sunday.

10/25/09 - 7:59pm

Matteson beats Lovemark, Fowler in Open playoff

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Recovering from a late collapse, Troy Matteson birdied the second playoff hole to beat Jamie Lovemark and Rickie Fowler in the Open at Grayhawk Golf Club. Matteson bogeyed the final two holes regulation Sunday to fall into a playoff with Lovemark and Fowler, who ar...

10/25/09 - 7:56pm

Coming Monday: Candidates answer campaign questions

Coming Monday in The Augusta Chronicle: Three City Commission seats, nine candidates, 27 responses to the issues affecting their districts. An opportunity for voters to weigh their answers. Look for it in Monday's editions of The Augusta Chronicle....

10/25/09 - 8:00pm

Girl Scouts release details on Women of Distinction awards

Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia is seeking nominations for the 2010 Women of Distinction awards. Each year the council recognizes women who have made outstanding contributions in the areas of arts, business, community service, education, government, health and professions. Girl Scouts also recogni...

10/25/09 - 5:49pm

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