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Lt. Gov. hopefuls want more SC jobs

COLUMBIA - The four Republicans running for lieutenant governor in South Carolina bring vastly different backgrounds to a role they view as offering a bully pulpit for their ideas on taxes and senior issues. Former state Insurance Director Eleanor Kitzman, Florence County Councilman Ken Ard and...

05/21/10 - 5:44pm

South Ga. man dies of snakebite

ENIGMA, Ga. - Police say an 82-year-old Berrien County man is dead after a rattlesnake bit him several times while he was fixing his lawnmower Wednesday. Investigators believe Eddie Lee Dorminey was changing the lawnmower belt and didn't notice the snake was there. Berrien County Sheriff's Office Lt...

05/21/10 - 5:39pm

Teen charged in South Aiken High incidents

AIKEN -- An Aiken teenager has been charged with two counts of disturbing schools, after disclosing to a television reporter that he helped create a "clubhouse" in the attic of South Aiken High School and brought possums to the school to be released in the cafeteria....

05/21/10 - 7:33pm

Fort Gordon change announced

The Army announced assignment of Brig. Gen. LaWarren V. Patterson as next commanding general of 7th Signal Command.

05/21/10 - 4:26pm

Aiken catches suspect in '09 shooting

AIKEN -- The Aiken County Sheriff's Office captured a North Augusta man wanted on charges of murder, armed robbery and drug charges, according to spokesman Lt. Dave Myers....

05/29/10 - 12:30am

Perdue asks judge to review Warren schools

ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue has asked an administrative law judge to recommend whether three members of the Warren County school board should be removed from office. The east Georgia school district is slated to lose its accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools July 30 in ...

05/21/10 - 3:08pm

Aiken can vote early on school bond

AIKEN -- Aiken County voters can cast their early and absentee ballots for the School District bond referendum through Monday.

05/21/10 - 2:01pm

Ala. evangelist gets life for dead wife in freezer

MOBILE, Ala. - A south Alabama evangelist who authorities say terrorized his family while preaching at revivals has been sentenced to life plus 51 years in prison after being convicted of killing his wife and storing her body in a home freezer. Circuit Judge John Lockett imposed the sentence Thursda...

05/21/10 - 1:31pm

SC jury awards $14.5 million in company fire

GREENVILLE, S.C. - A South Carolina federal jury has awarded more than $14 million to a South Carolina printing company over a claim its insurance company refused to pay after a 2008 fire. Multiple media outlets report that a Greenville County jury Thursday found that The Hartford insuranc...

05/21/10 - 12:40pm

Barnes snags union endorsement

ATLANTA -- Former Gov. Roy Barnes scored a major endorsement Thursday -- the endorsement of the Georgia AFL-CIO

07/10/10 - 1:43am
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