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Ida grows into a hurricane

CANCUN, Mexico — Ida grew into a hurricane for a second time as it roared over the Caribbean on a path that could take it between Mexico's resort-studded Yucatan Peninsula and Cuba before heading for the southern United States.

11/08/09 - 9:32pm

Turner leads Falcons past Redskins

Michael Turner ran for a season-high 166 yards and the Atlanta Falcons snapped a two-game losing streak by beating the Redskins 31-17 on Sunday.

11/08/09 - 8:18pm

Road closure starts tomorrow at Martinez railroad crossing

A temporary road closure at the railroad crossing on the east end of Old Evans Road in Martinez will take place starting tomorrow morning and lasting until Nov. 14. The closure will keep motorists from using Old Evans Road between Washington Road and Old Petersburg Road, according to a news release...

11/08/09 - 4:44pm

Edgefield history book on sale tomorrow

The Story of Edgefield, a 128-page, full color visitor’s guide published by the Edgefield County Historical Society goes on sale tomorrow. The book includes a timeline of events in the county’s history, histories of historical sites and biographical sketches of important people from Edgef...

11/08/09 - 9:31pm

Ga. lacks forces to monitor bus companies

ATLANTA – Georgia has only five people to regulate companies like the charter bus service involved in last weekend's crash in Henry County and the state had no officers to enforce an order telling that company to stop operations. The Georgia Public Service Commission is responsible for cer...

11/08/09 - 9:32pm

Robbery suspect who committed suicide identified

A man who authorities say committed suicide after the Saturday robbery of an Aiken fast food restaurant has been identified as a 24-year-old Columbia resident. Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton said in a release today that Richard Lee Simmons died of a single self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head...

11/08/09 - 8:01pm

Mickelson rallies to win HSBC Champions

SHANGHAI — Phil Mickelson won the HSBC Champions on Sunday by rallying against a familiar foe. Only it wasn't Tiger Woods. Mickelson made an 18-footer to save par on the 16th after whiffing on a flop shot, then holed a 10-foot birdie putt on the 17th to close with 3-under 69 and overcome ...

11/08/09 - 3:59am

Falcons don’t want to slip into old ways

For the first time in Mike Smith’s two years as coach, the Falcons have lost consecutive games.

11/08/09 - 3:09am

House passes health care bill

The 220-215 vote cleared the way for the Senate to begin debate on the issue that has come to overshadow all others in Congress.

11/08/09 - 3:03am

Aiken holdup suspect takes own life, 2 in custody, 1 sought

A holdup suspect cornered by police after the robbery of an Aiken Burger King this afternoon took his own life.

11/08/09 - 12:34am
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