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Hurricane Bill is downgraded

PORTLAND, Maine — The remnants of Hurricane Bill moved out into the Atlantic, forecasters said Monday, a day after the storm's powerful winds churned up waves that were blamed in the deaths of at least two people on the East Coast. A 7-year-old girl died in Maine after she, her father and ...

08/24/09 - 8:58am

Armored-car robbers to be sentenced

COLUMBIA — Six young men who staged one of the largest armored car heists in U.S. history, then spent a week splurging on strippers, high-living and even Mother's Day gifts, are asking a South Carolina judge for mercy. Today, the men — four of whom were college students at the time of...

08/24/09 - 8:53am

Burglars steal car, kids

ATLANTA — Police are searching for at least two burglars who fled in a metro Atlanta woman's car with two children in the back seat after she came home and discovered them in her house. Fulton County police say the woman pulled into her driveway Sunday night and saw an unfamiliar pickup tr...

08/24/09 - 8:44am

Mrs. Sanford's friends speak on affair

COLUMBIA — Friends of South Carolina's first lady say she is willing to work fixing her shattered marriage as her sons adjust to a new school and living away from the governor's official residence. Longtime friends Marjory Wentworth and Virginia Lane told CBS's "The Early Show" tod...

08/24/09 - 8:36am

Cash for Clunkers ends tonight

The Cash for Clunkers program ends at 8 p.m. today. The wildly popular program was intended to get inefficient, lower quality cars off the road. A side effect has been a projected increase in used-car values, according to several industry experts. Buddy Arrington, the owner of Arrington’s Au...

08/24/09 - 11:03am

Missing Georgia woman sought in NC

BLAIRSVILLE, Ga. — Searchers acting on a tip called to the "America's Most Wanted" television show are looking for a missing north Georgia woman in North Carolina. Kristi Cornwell, 38, of Blairsville, disappeared Aug. 11. Ms. Cornwell's family is offering a $50,000 reward for informat...

08/24/09 - 10:33am

Arrest made in Saturday shooting

A shooting in south Augusta Saturday night led to the discovery of weapons and drugs, police say.

08/24/09 - 8:19am

McMaster to announce plans

COLUMBIA — South Carolina's attorney general is using television and the Internet to reveal his plans for the governor's race. Attorney General Henry McMaster announced Sunday that he will make a special video announcement at 6 p.m. Monday to issue a preview. Mr. McMaster had planned ...

08/24/09 - 7:31am

Aiken school board to discuss cuts on Tuesday

The Aiken County school board will discuss the first possible budget cut for the 2009-10 school year at Tuesday’s meeting. The school board expected cuts this school year because the state’s revenue has not increased. The 7 p.m. meeting will be held at 1000 Brookhaven Drive in Aiken....

01/08/10 - 11:37am

Council to hold study session

The North Augusta city council will hold a study session tonight for updates on phase B of the Hammond’s Ferry development. Changes to the master plan and the development schedule will also be discussed. The meeting will be at 6:15 p.m. at 100 Georgia Ave....

01/20/10 - 10:59pm

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