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SC resumes Sanford impeachment

COLUMBIA — South Carolina legislators resume discussions on whether Gov. Mark Sanford should be impeached as they consider issues involving his travel and campaign reimbursement practices. Tuesday's hearing will be the second of at least four for the seven members of the House Judiciary Co...

12/01/09 - 8:40am

Atlanta mayor elected today

ATLANTA -- Voters are choosing Atlanta's new mayor in a decision likely to hinge on race as a white city councilwoman faces a black former state senator. Mary Norwood and Kasim Reed waged a hard-fought battle over the airwaves the past month leading up to today's runoff election. Ms. Norwoo...

12/01/09 - 8:26am

Aiken schools to discuss facilities

The Aiken County school board will meet tonight to brainstrorm on how to further execute a capital facility-needs campaign. The school district began the process two months ago by using an internal facility-needs report and a commissioned study of the district from a Columbia-based construction gro...

01/08/10 - 11:37am

Paine knocks off Kentucky State

Paine shot 62 percent in the second half and rolled to a 78-55 win over Kentucky State tonight at Carter Gym. Paine improved to 2-1 with the victory. Geno Green posted 16 points and 10 boards. Julian English had a game-high 18 points for the Lions, while Najee Tolbert added 17. In the women's ...

11/30/09 - 10:32pm

Leak closes North Augusta road

North Augusta authorities have temporarily closed part of Womrath Road in order to repair a water leak. According to a North Augusta Department of Public Safety dispatcher, a section of Womrath between Bradleyville Road and Whitlaws Road has been closed. The cause of the water leak is not known....

11/30/09 - 8:25pm

Aiken offers free AIDS tests

AIKEN – Aiken Center will celebrate World AIDS Day by administering free rapid HIV tests Tuesday. The Medical College of Georgia Ryan White Outreach Team will conduct HIV testing between 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Aiken Center located at 1105 Gregg Highway. To make an appointment, ca...

11/30/09 - 5:59pm

H1N1 vaccine now plentiful

After weeks of waiting, the Richmond County Health Department is finally flush with vaccine against the novel influenza A H1N1 virus, even as the amount of disease nationwide seems to be declining.

11/30/09 - 5:32pm

ASU's Madgen named player of the week

Augusta State senior guard Ben Madgen was named the Peach Belt Conference Player of the Week today. Madgen averaged 21 points, six rebounds and 3.5 assists in a pair of wins last week. Madgen moved into third place on the Peach Belt's all-time scoring list with 1,737 points. He is just 126 poi...

11/30/09 - 4:34pm

Woods withdraws from tournament

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Tiger Woods withdrew Monday from his own golf tournament, citing injuries from a car crash near his Florida home. He said he would not compete again until next year. Woods said in a statement on his Web site that his injuries prevented him from playing in the Chevron Wo...

02/20/10 - 1:14am

Notre Dame fires Weis

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Notre Dame has fired coach Charlie Weis after a string of disappointing seasons that was capped by an agonizing four-game losing streak. Athletic director Jack Swarbrick announced the decision Monday, saying in a news release “We have great expectations for our football...

11/30/09 - 5:06pm
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