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Security Federal Bank posts lower quarterly income

Security Federal Corp. reported lower quarterly net income. The Aiken-based holding company for Security Federal Bank reported net income of $339,000 for the three months that ended Sept. 30, or 14 cents per share, compared to $785,000, or 31 cents per share, in the quarter in 2008. Net income was...

11/02/09 - 10:07am

Ford earns $1 billion

DEARBORN, Mich. — Ford Motor Co., the only Detroit automaker to dodge direct government aid and bankruptcy court, surprised investors with net income of nearly $1 billion in the third quarter and forecast a "solidly profitable" 2011.

11/02/09 - 9:38am

Robbery suspect arrested after struggle

A 42-year-old Gracewood man was taken into custody on charges he stole candy, cigarettes and a soda from an Augusta gas station and resisted arrest Saturday morning.

11/02/09 - 9:08am

Gunman robs Dollar General

A masked man robbed the Dollar General on Knox Avenue Sunday night.

11/02/09 - 8:59am

3 SC deaths investigated

Three deaths during the weekend are being investigated in South Carolina. They include a possible electrocution in Westminster, an infant who died after a fire in Williamston and a man found lying in a road in West Columbia. Oconee County Coroner Karl E. Addis said the body of 34-year-old Frankie ...

11/02/09 - 8:54am

SC counties among economically hard hit

Three counties in South Carolina are among those lagging behind in the economic recovery. The recovery is proceeding unevenly in its early stages, with areas hurt most by the housing slump still lagging behind other regions, according to The Associated Press’ monthly analysis of economic stres...

11/02/09 - 8:38am

SC counties among economically hard hit

Three counties in South Carolina are among those lagging behind in the economic recovery. The recovery is proceeding unevenly in its early stages, with areas hurt most by the housing slump still lagging behind other regions, according to The Associated Press’ monthly analysis of economic stres...

11/02/09 - 8:36am

Allmans studio up for auction

MACON, Ga. — Are you in the market for some history? Maybe something having to do with rock music in general and Georgia rock in particular? Get out your checkbook. A building that once housed a recording studio used by the Allman Brothers and other popular performers in the 1970s is about to ...

11/02/09 - 8:26am

Georgia rains subsiding

ATLANTA, Ga. — After the second-wettest October across parts of the state, Georgia will get a break from the rain. The National Weather Service reports that October has been the second-wettest October ever at both Atlanta and Athens. Atlanta saw more than more than 8 inches in October 1995 whe...

11/02/09 - 8:21am

Yankees beat Phils for 3-1 Series edge

PHILADELPHIA - Alex Rodriguez delivered the biggest hit of his life, a go-ahead, two-out double in the ninth inning off Brad Lidge and the New York Yankees took advantage of Johnny Damon's alert dash to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-4 on Sunday night for a 3-1 lead in the World Series.

11/02/09 - 12:50am
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