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Birdie on the final hole lifts Motes over Tilton

By David Westin Staff Writer THOMSON — It was hard to tell who was more stunned as they walked off the 18th green at Belle Meade Country Club on Sunday: Matthew Motes, who just made a 15-foot birdie putt, or Jacob Tilton, who three-putted from 25 foot for bogey. The two-shot swing gave Mote...

06/28/09 - 7:14pm

Birdie on the final hole lifts Motes

By David Westin Staff Writer THOMSON — It was hard to tell who was more stunned as they walked off the 18th green at Belle Meade Country Club on Sunday: Matthew Motes, who just made a 15-foot birdie putt, or Jacob Tilton, who three-putted from 25 foot for bogey. The two-shot swing gave Mote...

06/28/09 - 7:13pm

Woman admits to Sanford affair

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — A 41-year-old former reporter acknowledged having a relationship with South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford, saying Sunday that widely published e-mail correspondence between the two was obtained from her account without permission.

06/28/09 - 10:42pm

Attorney: Doctor found Jackson in bed with pulse

LOS ANGELES -- A lawyer for the doctor who was with Michael Jackson when he died says the physician found the entertainer in his bed with a faint pulse.

06/28/09 - 6:20pm

Former deputy dies in accident

A former Richmond County sheriff’s deputy who was found not guilty of child molestation less than three weeks ago was killed in a car accident this morning. Richmond County Deputy Coroner Johnny McDonald said Lindon Haworth Jr., 49, was driving northbound on Mike Padgett Highway when his car d...

06/28/09 - 7:06pm

Perry wins Travelers Championship

CROMWELL, Conn. -- Kenny Perry shot 63 Sunday to finish with a tournament-record 258 and win the Travelers Championship by three strokes over Paul Goydos and David Toms. The 48-year old Perry, who led after each of the first two rounds, trailed by a stroke to Paul Goydos heading into Sunday. But h...

06/28/09 - 6:14pm

Rookie Logano captures first Sprint Cup win

LOUDON, N.H. – For most of Sunday’s LENOX 301 Joey Logano was in the way. But despite spinning and getting a lap down twice, he found a way to turn his mistakes into one of the most unlikely – certainly one of the luckiest – wins in NASCAR history. His accident with 117 lap...

06/28/09 - 7:15pm

Ex-Lakeside shot putter places third at U.S. Championships

EUGENE, Ore. -- Former Lakeside and University of Georgia shot putter Reese Hoffa placed third at the U.S. Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Sunday. Hoffa, a two-time Olympian who lives and trains in Athens, Ga., finished with a top throw of 21.10 meters at Hayward Field. Christian Cantwell...

06/28/09 - 5:49pm

Two sought in robbery attempt

Police are looking for two men who attempted to rob a Gordon Highway convenience store. According to a Richmond County sheriff’s report, the two men entered A’s Convenience Store at 1857 Gordon Highway about 10:15 p.m. Saturday. A store employee pulled an alarm when she saw the men enteri...

06/28/09 - 6:53pm

Coast Guard rescues three

Coast Guard crews rescued three boaters early this morning after a 23-foot fishing boat capsized about 20 miles east of St. Marys, Ga. Kevin Gilman, 25, Allan White, 48, and Lawrence White, 44, were in good condition after the rescue, the Coast Guard reported. According to the report, the three men...

06/28/09 - 7:07pm

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