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Laney rolls over Screven County

Laney posted a season-high in points tonight in a 97-77 victory over Screven County, the team that ended its season a year ago in the Region 3-AA tournament. The Wildcats scored the first 10 points and led the entire game even though the Gamecocks limited Rod Hall's penetration with a 1-3-1 def...

01/12/10 - 11:22pm

Mustangs hold off Eagles

LANGLEY — Midland Valley struggled against Air­port’s man-to-man defense tonight, and the visitors nearly pulled off an upset, but Mid­land Valley escaped with a 39-36 win in a sloppy contest. Marquett Carr hit four 3-pointers and scored 14 points to lead the Mustangs, who barely ...

01/12/10 - 10:37pm

Aiken County board restores travel budget for Area 4

The Aiken County School Board approved increasing travel expenses for Area 4 this evening, citing its location on the edge of the county. Area 4 covers Ridge Spring, Monetta, Wagener and Salley, each of which involves about a 50-mile trip to the district office for meetings and training. The fully ...

01/12/10 - 9:49pm

Kiffin leaving Vols for Trojans

Lane Kiffin is returning to Southern California as the Trojans' coach after just one season at Tennessee. Kiffin was chosen tonight to replace Pete Carroll, his mentor and employer for six seasons. Kiffin was the Trojans' offensive coordinator before his brief stints with the Oakland Raider...

01/12/10 - 9:14pm

One person killed, one injured in Aiken County wreck

A driver was killed in an Aiken County traffic accident this afternoon. According to South Carolina Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Judd Jones, the crash happened at about 12:10 p.m. on South Carolina Highway 302 about 8.1 miles south of Wagener. The driver of a 2006 GMC van ran off the right side of th...

01/12/10 - 7:25pm

Ga. bill would expand areas where guns are allowed

ATLANTA — Gun owners with permits would be allowed to carry firearms into the state Capitol and might also bring them into churches, bars and on college campuses, under legislation unveiled on today by a key Republican lawmaker. The bill from state Sen. Mitch Seabaugh, the Senate GOP whip, wou...

01/12/10 - 6:59pm

Herschel Walker 'serious' about debut MMA bout

Walker's MMA debut was finalized today when Greg Nagy was announced as his opponent for the Strikeforce card to be contested Jan. 30 at the Florida Panthers' arena in Sunrise, Fla.

01/12/10 - 6:33pm

Sheikh of Dubai purchases land in Aiken

AIKEN -- The sheikh of Dubai has purchased land in Aiken County that will expand a horse training facility, bringing jobs to the area and expanding the growing equine industry in Aiken. Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum purchased the 360-acres of land on Dec. 29, and crews are currently developing the...

01/29/10 - 7:34am

Martinez cricket farm featured on cable show tonight

Ghann's Cricket Farm in Martinez will appear on the Discovery Channel tonight at 9 p.m.

01/12/10 - 6:12pm

Early voting starts Wednesday for state Senate runoff

Early voting for a runoff election to fill the vacant state senate District 22 seat will begin Wednesday. Voters can cast their ballots early through Jan. 29 at the Board of Elections office at 530 Greene St. Polling hours are weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Jan 22. The final week voting h...

01/12/10 - 6:29pm
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