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Man struck by car while doing yard work dies

A 72-year-old North Augusta man died today after being struck by a vehicle while doing yard work near his home. William Adams, of Seymour Drive, was pronounced dead shortly before 4 p.m. today at Medical College of Georgia Hospital, according to a release by Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton. The r...

11/08/09 - 10:21pm

TCU moves into 4th place in BCS standings

NEW YORK - All those blowouts have carried TCU to unprecedented heights in the BCS standings, giving the Horned Frogs hope – however slim – of becoming the first BCS buster to break into the national championship game.

11/08/09 - 8:49pm

Oklahoma out of AP poll, Stanford in

NEW YORK - Over the past decade, Oklahoma has rarely been out of the AP Top 25 and Stanford has rarely been in.

11/08/09 - 8:48pm

Kurt Busch wins at Texas after Johnson's early crash

FORT WORTH, Tex. – Kurt Busch was a little late getting to Victory Lane Sunday night because his Dodge ran out of gas during his celebratory lap around the Texas Motor Speedway.

11/08/09 - 9:31pm

Man arrested after car chase causes child's death

Miller Lee Smith Jr. was arrested on vehicular homicide after authorities say he wrecked a car while fleeing police near Louisville, causing the death of a 2-year-old passenger and injuring another child.

11/08/09 - 10:29pm

Ida grows into a hurricane

CANCUN, Mexico — Ida grew into a hurricane for a second time as it roared over the Caribbean on a path that could take it between Mexico's resort-studded Yucatan Peninsula and Cuba before heading for the southern United States.

11/08/09 - 9:32pm

Turner leads Falcons past Redskins

Michael Turner ran for a season-high 166 yards and the Atlanta Falcons snapped a two-game losing streak by beating the Redskins 31-17 on Sunday.

11/08/09 - 8:18pm

Road closure starts tomorrow at Martinez railroad crossing

A temporary road closure at the railroad crossing on the east end of Old Evans Road in Martinez will take place starting tomorrow morning and lasting until Nov. 14. The closure will keep motorists from using Old Evans Road between Washington Road and Old Petersburg Road, according to a news release...

11/08/09 - 4:44pm

Edgefield history book on sale tomorrow

The Story of Edgefield, a 128-page, full color visitor’s guide published by the Edgefield County Historical Society goes on sale tomorrow. The book includes a timeline of events in the county’s history, histories of historical sites and biographical sketches of important people from Edgef...

11/08/09 - 9:31pm

Ga. lacks forces to monitor bus companies

ATLANTA – Georgia has only five people to regulate companies like the charter bus service involved in last weekend's crash in Henry County and the state had no officers to enforce an order telling that company to stop operations. The Georgia Public Service Commission is responsible for cer...

11/08/09 - 9:32pm
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