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Defense rules in 7-3 victory

RALEIGH, N.C. - Brian Maddox had a short touchdown run while Stephen Garcia completed a key third-down pass in the final minutes to help South Carolina beat North Carolina State 7-3 tonight. Garcia threw for just 148 yards on a frustrating night for both offenses, but the sophomore came through wi...

09/03/09 - 9:16pm

Protesters rally against health care reform

A rally to stop health care reform attracted hundreds to the Jessye Norman Amphitheater today.

09/03/09 - 8:58pm

Driver breaks foot playing frisbee

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Carl Edwards will race this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway despite breaking his right foot playing frisbee. Edwards is on crutches but was cleared to race in both the Nationwide and Sprint Cup Series by doctors from the University of Missouri. He is from Columbia, Mo., and...

09/03/09 - 5:08pm

Citing late notice, local schools won't use Obama speech

A Tuesday speech by President Obama aimed at pupils won’t immediately be made available to those attending schools in Columbia and Richmond counties. Having learned about the intended speech this afternoon, Columbia County schools Superintendent Charles Nagle said teachers will not have enough...

01/08/10 - 12:57pm

Dogs prepared for hostile reception

ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia assistant coach Jon Fabris will be making his fifth visit to Oklahoma State as a coach and knows all about how close the fans will be from where the Bulldogs’ bench. “You can have a conversation with everybody on Row 1,” said Fabris, who was an assistant on team...

09/03/09 - 4:56pm

Two sought in morning holdup

Police are searching for two men involved in an armed robbery this morning at the Check Exchange at 3215 Wrightsboro Road. Richmond County Sgt. Calvin Chew said that at about 7:40 a.m. two men approached the manager at the front door while he was unlocking the business. One of the robbers was armed...

09/03/09 - 4:17pm

Defense rules in 7-3 victory

Steve Spurrier improved to 19-1 in openers as a college head coach as South Carolina defeated North Carolina State 7-3 tonight.

09/03/09 - 9:20pm

Goodell says Vick eligible to play in Week 3

NEW YORK — NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick is eligible to play beginning in the third game of the regular season. Goodell met with Vick for 45 minutes Thursday before announcing his decision. Vick, a former Atlanta Falcons QB who was recently si...

09/03/09 - 3:48pm

Hatney to be 4th commissioner on TEE Center panel

Mayor Deke Copenhaver confirmed today that Commissioner J.R. Hatney will be the fourth member of his committee formed to find a solution to the trade, exhibit and event center dilemma. The other three, who accepted the mayor’s offers Wednesday, are Joe Bowles, Joe Jackson and Corey Johnson....

01/20/10 - 10:59pm

None hurt in Columbia County bus accident

Though some Columbia County pupils were likely late getting home from school this afternoon, none were injured when their bus was involved in a minor Martinez wreck. The wreck occurred at about 3 p.m. near the intersection of The Pass and Furys Ferry Road. A 2002 Toyota Tundra failed to yield while...

01/08/10 - 12:57pm

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