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Bug bombs killed SC baby

COLUMBIA — Bug spray that produces a fog to kill insects is likely to blame for the death of a 10-month-old South Carolina boy over the weekend, and his 2-year-old brother was critically injured by the fumes, authorities said. Anderson County Deputy Coroner Don McCown said the boys' mother...

11/03/09 - 8:59am

SC jobless checks go out twice

COLUMBIA — An extra unemployment check is yet again in the mail for some South Carolina residents. A programming error caused the state Employment Security Commission to send out about 150 duplicate unemployment checks. Officials say the checks went out last week. Anyone who gets two unemploy...

11/03/09 - 8:43am

High court to decide Sanford case

COLUMBIA — It's now up to South Carolina's highest court to decide whether lawmakers can get information on an ethics probe of Gov. Mark Sanford. Mr. Sanford has submitted his final brief to the state Supreme Court. He asked the justices to decide whether the Ethics Commission can rel...

11/03/09 - 11:02am

Georgia Guard to re-enact WWII march

TOCCOA, Ga. – The Georgia Army National Guard says members of the 108th Cavalry will begin a march from Toccoa to Atlanta early Wednesday to commemorate a trek made during World War II. In 1942, members of the Army's 101st Airborne Division made a 118-mile march from Toccoa to Atlanta befo...

11/03/09 - 10:09am

Early indications show interest in Tuesday commission vote is low

Participation in early and advance voting was so low that Richmond County Board of Elections Executive Director Lynn Bailey is adjusting her turnout prediction for today's commission and school board elections. And now, a thick fog is covering the area, which might further limit morning balloti...

11/03/09 - 8:18am

Phillies hold off Yankees to win Game 5

PHILADELPHIA — Chase Utley hit two home runs to raise his World Series total to a record-tying five, Cliff Lee won again and the Philadelphia Phillies staved off elimination with an 8-6 victory over the New York Yankees in Game 5 on Monday night.

11/03/09 - 12:30am

Development wins initial OK

NORTH AUGUSTA - RiverNorth residents came in full force to North Augusta’s city council meeting tonight to voice their opinion about the proposed Gardner’s Landing development to be housed next door along the river. Council voted 6-1 in favor of the proposa on first reading, with Councilm...

11/03/09 - 12:23am

Club Car shipping its first street-legal electric passenger car

This Club Car mingles with cars. The Evans-based golf car giant announced today that it will begin shipping its first electric street-legal low-speed passenger vehicle called the Villager 2+2. The vehicle is based off an existing “people mover” Villager design with additions that make it...

11/02/09 - 5:43pm

North Augusta school reports break-in, computer thefts

NORTH AUGUSTA -- For the third time in as many months, thieves have broken into North Augusta Middle School and stolen laptop computers. North Augusta Department of Public Safety Lt. Robbie Bell said today someone broke out a rear window to the school over the weekend and stole 18 laptops from the ...

11/02/09 - 6:46pm

Richt: Cox will still be UGA's starting QB

ATHENS, Ga. – Georgia coach Mark Richt has announced that Joe Cox will continue as starting quarterback for the Bulldogs. Richt released a statement Monday saying staff members unanimously decided that Cox gives the team its best chance to win. Still, he said sophomore Logan Gray will get some...

11/02/09 - 6:00pm
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