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Sanford backs out of promise to release records

COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford has backed out of a promise to release personal financial records proving he did not use state money for trips to see his mistress.

07/01/09 - 3:48pm

Coal train derails near Atlanta, damages tracks

UNION CITY, Ga. - Seventeen cars of a coal train have derailed and tipped over in south Fulton County.

07/01/09 - 3:46pm

Fort Gordon brush fire out

A brush fire near Fort Gordon's Gate 1 is now out, officials say. Fort Gordon firefighters will continue to monitor the area for hot spots because it is very dry, said spokeswoman Marla Jones....

07/01/09 - 6:51pm

Library branch to close early

The Friedman Branch Library, located at 1447 Jackson Road, closed at 4 p.m. today because of a malfunctioning air conditioner.

07/01/09 - 4:03pm

SRS announces 2 job fairs

The U.S. Department of Energy announced today that its Savannah River Operations Office and Savannah River Nuclear Solutions will hold two town hall meetings and job fairs on the site’s Recovery Act projects. The events in Aiken and Augusta are designed to provide the public with information a...

01/19/10 - 1:21am

Richmond County announces school choice options

The Richmond County school system has announced the 12 elementary, middle and high schools that have the capacity to accept student transfers.

01/15/10 - 1:00am

Bank holdup suspect dies, 2 others in custody, police say

BEECH ISLAND -- A Jackson bank robbery suspect has died after a shootout with police, and two other suspects are in custody.

07/01/09 - 10:10pm

Candidate announces for council

AIKEN - L.J. "Larry” Murphy announced today his intention to run for the Aiken County Council District 5 seat being vacated in November by Councilman Eddie Butler.

01/20/10 - 10:49pm

NASCAR: Mayfield tested positive for meth

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – NASCAR has confirmed suspended driver Jeremy Mayfield tested positive for methamphetamines. The confirmation from NASCAR spokesman Ramsey Poston came Wednesday after Mayfield’s attorney mentioned the illegal substance several times during a 45-minute argument against the...

07/01/09 - 11:37am

Georgia kids have third highest obesity rate; S.C. adults no. 5

Georgia has the third highest rate of overweight and obese children in the nation, while South Carolina has the fifth highest rate of obese adults, according to data released today by the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation....

07/01/09 - 1:36pm

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Ex-Augusta VA director paid $76k, retired

Under the terms of the contract, Rebecca Wiley agreed to dismiss any allegations against the VA of wrongful or unlawful conduct on the condition the agency pays her $76,006 to retire, restores 238 ...
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