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Two men wounded in pair of Aiken County shootings

Authorities are investigating a pair of shootings in Aiken County today that sent two men to an area hospital.

05/09/09 - 11:08pm

Drive gets more than 74,000 pounds of food

Residents left more goodies by their mailbox than last year Saturday for the Stamp Out Hunger Drive . Golden Harvest Food Bank officials were still counting Satur­day night, but at least 74,325 pounds of food were collected, up from 72,012 last year, said Carrie Jones, the food drive ’ s...

05/09/09 - 9:47pm

Drive gets more than 74,000 pounds of food

Residents left more goodies by their mailbox than last year Saturday for the Stamp Out Hunger Drive . Golden Harvest Food Bank officials were still counting Satur­day night, but at least 74,325 pounds of food were collected, up from 72,012 last year, said Carrie Jones, the food drive ’ s...

05/09/09 - 9:46pm

Obama administration's decision to slash hydrogen research could hurt S.C., Aiken

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina's efforts to become the center of a hydrogen economy may have taken a blow after President Barack Obama's administration announced plans to slash hydrogen research.

05/09/09 - 7:17pm

Pitching, homers power Atlanta

PHILADELPHIA – Javier Vazquez pitched into the eighth inning, Yunel Escobar and Brian McCann hit two-run homers and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-2 on Saturday. Vazquez (3-3) allowed two runs and four hits, striking out seven in 7 2-3 innings. He also helped himself with ...

05/09/09 - 6:26pm

State ethics commission fines PSC member McDonald

ATLANTA – Georgia's State Ethics Commission has fined Public Service Commission member Lauren "Bubba" McDonald $13,450 over his campaign finance reports for 2002, 2003 and 2004.

05/09/09 - 5:56pm

Richt suspends two, boots another for rules violations

ATHENS, Ga. -- A quiet offseason for the Georgia football program was interrupted with the announcement today by coach Mark Richt that two players have been suspended for violating unspecified team rules and a third player is off the team after also breaking rules. Junior tight end Bruce Figgins is...

05/09/09 - 6:11pm

Driver not competing this weekend

DARLINGTON, S.C. - Jeremy Mayfield was suspended indefinitely by NASCAR on Saturday for failing a random drug test, becoming the first driver to violate a toughened new policy that went into effect this season. Mayfield tested positive for a banned substance last weekend at Richmond International R...

05/09/09 - 6:55pm

Former winner bumps teammate

INDIANAPOLIS – Helio Castroneves has taken the pole for the Indianapolis 500. The two-time Indy winner voided an earlier qualifying effort that was third on the grid and made the decision pay off with a four-lap average of 224.864 mph that knocked Penske Racing teammate Ryan Briscoe's 224....

05/09/09 - 6:29pm

LATEST: Family of Marie Bruce relieved mystery is over

Family and friends of Marie Bruce said today that they can breathe a little easier now that the mystery regarding the whereabouts of the man who shot their loved is over.

05/09/09 - 7:48pm

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Preetorius gets 24-year prison sentence for real estate fraud

U.S. District Court Judge J. Randal Hall sentenced Regina Preetorius, 47, to the near maximum possible, finding that the extent of financial damage she left in her wake by 2008 devastated those ...
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