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Credit union on Belair Road robbed by man with knife

Columbia County police responded to an armed robbery this morning at a Martinez credit union. About 11:45 a.m. a man carrying a knife walked into Fort Gordon Federal Credit Union at 324 South Belair Road near Interstate 20 and demanded money, said Columbia County sheriff’s Capt. Steve Morris....

10/29/09 - 5:01pm

Judiciary Committee approves Tarver nomination

State Sen. Ed Tarver is a step closer to becoming the area’s top federal prosecutor.

10/29/09 - 12:31pm

Ex-SC DSS official pleads guilty to $5M scheme

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The former finance director of South Carolina's social services agency pleaded guilty Thursday to stealing more than $5 million from the agency, money he has said he spent on alcohol, gambling and strippers.

10/29/09 - 11:15am

Meth lab found in Aiken County

BATH – Aiken County investigators discovered a meth lab at an Aiken County mobile home late Wednesday night. Aiken County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Bay Street around 10:30 p.m. on a report of a suspicious vehicle, Aiken County sheriff’s Sgt. Dave Myers said. Upon arrival...

10/29/09 - 11:21am

Atlanta arrest for suspect in North Augusta bank holdup

NORTH AUGUSTA – A man wanted for the robbery of a North Augusta bank was arrested in Atlanta on Wednesday. Sherrod Jarvis Miller, 47, was spotted driving a burgundy 1993 Mercury with Michigan tags around 10:30 a.m. by an Atlanta Police Department detective, North Augusta Department of Public S...

10/29/09 - 10:51am

Ga. man charged in restaurant attack free on bond

JONESBORO, Ga. - A 47-year-old south Georgia man charged with attacking an Army reservist outside a Cracker Barrel in Morrow has been released on bond.

10/29/09 - 9:06am

China's Han leads Asian Amateur

SHENZHEN, China – Han Ren of China opened with 7-under 65 in the inaugural round Thursday of the Asian Amateur Championship for a one-shot lead in the 116-man field at Mission Hills Golf Club that offers a Masters Tournament invitation to the winner. Han, who grew up near Mission Hills and now...

01/15/10 - 11:41am

Sanford expects economic boost from Boeing plant

COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford says he expects Boeing's decision to build a jet airliner plant in North Charleston will benefit the entire state.

10/29/09 - 7:06am

SC gov to OK bill extending jobless benefits

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Relief is on the way for thousands of unemployed South Carolina residents.

10/29/09 - 6:24am

Pre-k programs get $1.7M infusion from stimulus

ATLANTA - Pre-kindergarten classrooms across the state are getting $1.7 million in federal stimulus money.

10/29/09 - 6:18am
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