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Man charged in robbery of convenience store

Deputies arrested a man they say snatched money from a cash register at a Gordon Highway convenience store Saturday night. Richmond County sheriff’s Investigator William Leisey said Octavius Nequel Partlow, 32, was arrested and charged with robbery by sudden snatch. He is being held at the Ric...

01/17/10 - 5:59pm

Chicago Bears defensive lineman dies in Greenwood hospital

Adams went into cardiac arrest at his family's home early this morning, said Marcia Kelley-Clark, chief deputy coroner for Greenwood County. He was pronounced dead about an hour later, she said.

01/17/10 - 8:01pm

Former Clemson player Adams, 26, dies

GREENWOOD, S.C. — Gaines Adams, a defensive lineman for the Chicago Bears who was an all-American at Clemson, died Sunday in South Carolina, the Bears said. He was 26. The team said Adams died Sunday morning at Self Regional Hospital in his hometown of Greenwood, S.C. "We are stunned and sad...

01/17/10 - 3:15pm

Man charged with inflicting life-threatening injuries on girl, 2

ATLANTA — A 27-year-old baby sitter faces charges after police say he may have been responsible for a 2-year-old girl's life-threatening head injuries.

01/17/10 - 3:14pm

Columbia teen dies after being accidentally shot by friend

COLUMBIA - A South Carolina teenager died a day after a friend accidentally shot him in the head during target practice.

01/17/10 - 2:05pm

Police say thieves rammed into store, stole jeans worth $50,000

ATLANTA — Atlanta police have arrested nine teenagers they say rammed a vehicle through the entrance to a downtown Atlanta clothing store early Sunday and made off with nearly $50,000 worth of designer jeans.

01/17/10 - 6:36pm

Hundreds turn out for parade honoring MLK despite rain

It rained on the parade, but that didn’t stop it. Gussie Walker looks forward to attending the NAACP Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade each year, and she was among hundreds who weren’t going to be deterred by raindrops today.

01/16/10 - 10:32pm

Downey scores 35 in loss

COLUMBIA – A.J. Ogilvy scored 18 of 22 points in the second half and Vanderbilt remained perfect in Southeastern Conference play with an 89-79 victory over South Carolina tonight. Ogilvy, a 6-foot-11 junior, was too much for the Gamecocks to contain underneath. He made 7 of 8 shots from the fl...

01/16/10 - 9:31pm

Bush, Brees lead New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS – Reggie Bush scored on an 83-yard punt return and a 46-yard run, and Drew Brees threw three touchdown passes to lead the New Orleans Saints to a 45-14 victory over the Arizona Cardinals today in the divisional round of the NFL playoffs. Next up, New Orleans will play host to an NF...

01/16/10 - 9:04pm

Couple say they were destined to be in Haiti when quake hit

Columbia County missionaries who returned safely from Haiti on Friday believe destiny was responsible for their being there during Tuesday’s earthquake.

01/16/10 - 11:13pm
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