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Former Carter aide Powell dies

WASHINGTON — Jody Powell, who was White House press secretary and among the closest and most trusted advisers to President Carter, died Monday of a heart attack. He was 65.

09/14/09 - 8:13pm

Fire damages Evans home

An afternoon blaze seriously damaged an Evans home today. No one was inside the two-story, brick home at 1129 Blackfoot Drive, in the Highgrove neighborhood off Hardy McManus Road, when the fire began about 4:45 p.m., said Martinez-Columbia Fire Rescue spokeswoman Honey Shore. Firefighters rescued...

09/14/09 - 7:38pm

Suspects sought in break-ins at two Columbia County schools

Columbia County authorities say they think the same criminals might be behind weekend break-ins at two high schools in which TVs were taken. On Saturday, an assistant principal at Lakeside High School at 533 Blue Ridge Drive said someone broke the glass out of the band room door and unlocked it fro...

01/08/10 - 4:04pm

Glynn DA to seek death penalty

BRUNSWICK, Ga. — A prosecutor says he will seek the death penalty for a 22-year-old man charged with killing his father and seven others inside the family's mobile home in coastal Georgia.

09/14/09 - 4:47pm

Williams sisters win U.S. Open doubles

NEW YORK – The Williams sisters have won the U.S. Open women’s doubles title, two days after Serena’s ugly exit in the singles semifinals. Serena teamed with her older sister, Venus, to defeat defending champions Cara Black and Liezel Huber 6-2, 6-2 on Monday for their 10th career Gr...

09/14/09 - 3:10pm

Augusta teens arrested in Aiken home invasion

AIKEN -- Three Augusta teenagers were arrested early this morning following an Aiken County home invasion.

09/14/09 - 6:16pm

Georgia-Arizona State will be shown on ESPNU

The Georgia-Arizona State football game Sept. 26 will be televised by ESPNU. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. in Athens, Ga. Georgia's game against Arkansas this Saturday is set for 7:45 p.m. and will be televised by ESPN....

09/14/09 - 1:29pm

Three men arrested in Aiken County home invasion

Three Richmond County men have been arrested in connection to a home invasion this morning in Aiken County. Jerrick Miguel Thomas, 18, of 3840 New Carline Road in Hephzibah, Detron Deltray Spruill, 18, 2412 Boykin Road, Augusta and Tyquan Marquis Cohen, 4002 Rams Wood Dr., Hephzibah, were arrested ...

09/14/09 - 1:34pm

Some Aiken voters go to polls Tuesday

AIKEN – Registered voters in Aiken County’s District 5 will get to choose Tuesday between a field of four Republicans and two Democrats in a primary that some say could result in at least one runoff. “A runoff in the Republican primary is likely, since there are four candidates for o...

01/20/10 - 10:53pm

Aiken City Council may address overlay district tonight

AIKEN -- The Aiken City Council will meet at 7 p.m. tonight, discussing everything from a proposed highway overlay district to an ordinance amendment involving bed and breakfast facilities. The highway overlay would set design guidelines for new commercial and office buildings along the city’s...

01/20/10 - 10:21pm

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