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Women's team reaches sectionals

Before the Level 3.5 semifinals at the USTA Georgia Seniors League Tournament on June 7, the women playing out of Petersburg Racquet Club checked out of their hotel. They didn’t expect to last beyond that point. Lynn Heron said she didn’t even pack enough clothes for the additional day in...

06/24/09 - 7:43pm

Munnerlyn reaches deal

The Carolina Panthers have signed the first of their seven draft picks, reaching a deal with seventh-round choice Captain Munnerlyn. The Panthers today also waived undrafted rookie running back Markus Manson and cornerback Reggie Sullivan. The 5-foot-8 Munnerlyn is expected to compete for Carolina...

06/24/09 - 5:46pm

Sanford in the spotlight

Though a conservative politician, Mark Sanford has had his share of colorful – and controversial – moments that drew national attention....

06/24/09 - 5:40pm

Vandalism at Aiken school

AIKEN -- Police are investigating a case of vandalism at an Aiken County elementary school. The incident at Oakwood Windsor Elementary School on Charleston Highway was discovered Tuesday. According to a sheriff’s office incident report, a fire extinguisher had been emptied throughout the scho...

06/24/09 - 5:33pm

Tree falls on National property

Crews are working to clear a portion of Washington Road near Azalea Drive after a limb fell from a tree on the Augusta National property and hit the top of a car. There were no injuries reported and crews were diverting traffic into the median lane, a Richmond County dispatcher said. Police respond...

06/24/09 - 5:19pm

2 new swine flu cases reported

A Georgia Southern University student and a camper attending an event at the school have both tested positive for the novel influenza A H1N1 virus, the school and a health district announced today. The cases are not related, and both patients are recovering....

06/24/09 - 5:16pm

Player signs one-year tender

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Julius Peppers' stalemate with the Carolina Panthers is over, leaving the defensive end rich and the NFC South champions free from worrying about a holdout. Peppers signed his one-year, $16.7 million tender on today, five months after the four-time Pro Bowl selection firs...

06/24/09 - 5:13pm

Jenny Sanford issues statement

Statement from South Carolina First Lady Jenny Sanford: "I would like to start by saying I love my husband and I believe I have put forth every effort possible to be the best wife I can be during our almost twenty years of marriage. As well, for the last fifteen years my husband has been fully enga...

06/25/09 - 10:21am

Statement from Henry McMaster

COLUMBIA - "I think we all know that leaving the state without a governor for any period of time is not acceptable. I suspect Gov. Sanford now understands that better than anyone else. My hope is that this sad experience will make Mark a better governor and a better public servant during the final m...

06/24/09 - 6:03pm

Former congressman indicted

ATLANTA — A former Georgia congressman and two of his business associates have been charged with conspiracy and telling lies in an illegal campaign contribution scheme linked to a 2005 Atlanta city council election. Former Rep. Pat Swindall and two others were each charged Tuesday in Fulton Co...

06/24/09 - 4:59pm

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TB case reported at Martinez Elementary

Columbia County school officials are working with public health authorities this morning to investigate a reported case of tuberculosis at Martinez Elementary School.
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