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Savannah man gets life in prison for 'execution-style killing'

Harry Roosevelt Newkirk on Thursday was sentenced to life plus five years in prison for the 2005 "execution-style killing" of a Garden City convenience store owner.

08/14/09 - 7:27am

Madison County teen jailed in school fight

A Madison County High School student was arrested this week after a fight at the school sent another student to the hospital with serious facial injuries, according to a Madison County sheriff's report.

08/14/09 - 7:10am

Evans County teen injured by lightning during football practice

BELLVILLE - A 14-year-old boy was struck by lightning and seriously injured during football practice at a private school in rural Evans County, authorities said Thursday.

06/01/10 - 7:36pm

Ex-trainer at Savannah school sentenced

SAVANNAH, Ga. - A former sports medicine trainer at Savannah Christian Preparatory School has pleaded guilty to child molestation charges and has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

08/14/09 - 6:31am

SC Gov. Sanford goes to Fla. for reserve duty

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Gov. Mark Sanford is going to Florida this weekend, but not on vacation. He's slated to don his Air Force uniform for a stint in the Air Force Reserves.

08/14/09 - 6:19am

Michael Vick signs with Philadelphia Eagles

The team gave Vick a one-year deal with an option for a second year.

08/13/09 - 10:06pm

Golfer cites back injury

CHASKA, Minn. – John Daly withdrew from the PGA Championship today after finishing with consecutive double bogeys for 78. He cited a back injury. Daly shot 88 in his previous round at the Buick Open, and he was contemplating a long break from golf. His swing coach suggested his diet was out of...

08/13/09 - 7:16pm

Robbery at Langley Reid's

A robbery has occurred at Reid’s grocery store at 2587 Jefferson Davis Highway in Langley, S.C. An Aiken County sheriff’s dispatcher said that they first received calls about the robbery at 6:12 p.m. A man walked into the store and demanded money from a cashier. The dispatcher said that ...

08/13/09 - 6:01pm

Twin brothers arrested after Butler High School robbery

Twin 18-year-old brothers at Butler High School have been charged with robbery by force after police said they beat up and robbed another student. According to a Richmond County sheriff’s news release, at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday Richmond County officers responded to the high school at 2011 Lumpk...

01/13/10 - 11:30pm

Lawmakers ask court to halt Graniteville water rate hike

Area state representatives announced this afternoon they have received a temporary court injunction stopping a recent decision to reinstitute higher water and sewer rates for Graniteville and Vaucluse customers.

08/13/09 - 7:53pm

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