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SC county wants to be 'smoke free'

SURFSIDE BEACH, S.C.  - Horry County was once one of the leading tobacco-producing counties in South Carolina, but it's now one of 44 communities nationwide starting a new smoking prevention effort.


10/12/10 - 5:28am

Bidders join to buy Ga.'s Sea Island for $212 million

SAVANNAH, Ga.  - Competing bidders ended up banding together Monday to negotiate a deal to jointly buy Sea Island Co. for $212.4 million at an auction intended to settle the Georgia luxury resort operator's bankruptcy case.

10/12/10 - 9:09am

Jimmy Carter campaigns for Ga. Democrats

ATLANTA - Former President Jimmy Carter will help Democrats in the Georgia Legislature line their campaign warchest with just three weeks to go until the general election

10/12/10 - 5:21am

Bee swarm kills elderly south Georgia man

ALBANY, Ga. - An elderly man in southwest Georgia is dead after being stung more than 100 times by honeybees while cleaning a yard.

10/12/10 - 9:11am

Monday night shootings reported

Authorities are on the scene of a 9:30 p.m. shooting, according to Richmond County dispatch. One person was shot on the 1800 block of Watkins Street. No other information is available at this time. Columbia County officials are also investigating a shooting in the 5500 block of Goldsboro Road at 10:...

10/12/10 - 5:00am

S.C. schools win $3.9M special education grant

COLUMBIA - The South Carolina Education Department has been awarded a $3.9 million federal grant to improve achievement among students with disabilities.

10/11/10 - 5:41pm

Teen involved in wreck with Barnes' family dies

ATLANTA - A 17-year-old driver from Kennesaw has died a day after a highway collision that injured Democratic gubernatorial nominee Roy Barnes' daughter and her two daughters.

10/11/10 - 9:13pm

Chief: Unclear when missing N.C. girl was last seen

HICKORY, N.C. - Investigators are having trouble finding anyone outside a disabled girl's household who saw her alive in the weeks before her parents reported her missing, the police chief said Monday.

10/11/10 - 5:25pm

Jerusalem mayor says city should remain undivided

ATLANTA -- Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat said Monday the city should remain undivided and must not be a bargaining chip in the quest for peace in the Middle East.

10/11/10 - 4:10pm

Braves bench Conrad after 3-error game

Brooks Conrad has been benched one day after his three errors at second base left the Atlanta Braves on the brink of playoff elimination.

10/11/10 - 5:39pm
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