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Rookie drives in 3 for Milwaukee

ATLANTA – Yovani Gallardo and Carlos Villanueva combined for a two-hit shutout, rookie Mat Gamel drove in three runs and the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers beat the Atlanta Braves 4-0 tonight. Gallardo (6-2) walked four with six strikeouts and gave up no singles in eight innings. He allo...

06/05/09 - 10:27pm

Questions raised about Tigers' entrance exam

ATLANTA — Robert Dozier is the second men’s basketball player who starred on the Memphis team that made it to the 2008 championship game to have questions arise about his entrance exams. University officials already were preparing for an NCAA hearing Saturday to answer charges that a form...

06/05/09 - 8:25pm

Golfer seeks wire-to-wire victory

AIKEN - Josh Gallman will be shooting for a wire-to-wire victory when he tees off Saturday in the Palmetto Amateur. Gallman shot 1-under-par 69 today to remain in the lead at Palmetto Golf Club. He is 5-under 205 for the tournament, on top of a pack of six players under par. The group includes Augu...

01/07/10 - 3:31pm

Driver hopes treatments ease pain

LONG POND, Pa. – Jeff Gordon has ruled out surgery on his aching back and hopes the daily treatments he receives at the track will ease the pain he's felt for more than a year. The four-time Sprint Cup series champion said he may opt instead for a repeat of a procedure he had last month, w...

06/05/09 - 5:40pm

Stewart to start on the pole

LONG POND, Pa. – NASCAR Sprint Cup points leader Tony Stewart will start from the pole for the Pocono 500 after rain washed out qualifying at Pocono Raceway today. Jeff Gordon will start second in Sunday's 500-mile race, followed by Jimmie Johnson, Kurt Busch and Ryan Newman. Stewart hope...

06/05/09 - 5:11pm

Suit filed today at Pocono

LONG POND, Pa. – NASCAR accused suspended driver Jeremy Mayfield of willfully violating its substance abuse policy in a court filing today while denying that his failed drug test should be overturned. In federal court papers, NASCAR accused Mayfield of breaching his contract, and of defrauding...

06/05/09 - 5:51pm

Former area teacher arrested on HIV exposure charge

A former area school teacher facing a past charge of sexually assaulting a girl has again been arrested, this time on a charge of knowingly exposing that alleged victim and an ex-wife to HIV. “This is an ongoing case,” Aiken Department of Public Safety Lt. David Turno said Friday. “T...

06/05/09 - 10:07pm

Former Warrenton pastor pleads guilty in Maryland tax case

HAGERSTOWN, Md. - An Aiken County man who once served as pastor of First Baptist Church in Warrenton has pleaded guilty to tax evasion and bank fraud conspiracy. The U.S. attorney's office in Baltimore said 53-year-old Otis Ray Hope, now of Aiken, also pleaded guilty Thursday to filing a false ...

06/05/09 - 4:45pm

Photos released in Aiken gas station robbery

Aiken Public Safety officers have released video surveillance photos from an armed robbery that occurred at an Aiken gas station yesterday afternoon. The robbery occurred at Price Shell at the corner of Whiskey Road and Price Avenue about 6:20 p.m., according to a news release. The suspect was desc...

06/05/09 - 5:25pm

One I-20 westbound lane closes this weekend

A lane on I-20 westbound between Bobby Jones Expressway and Wheeler Road will close tonight at 10 p.m. and not reopen until Sunday at 6 a.m, according to a Georgia Department of Transportation press release....

06/05/09 - 4:15pm

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Gander Mountain opens

Outdoor retailer Gander Mountain opened at 9 a.m. today at 145 Mason McKnight Jr. Parkway, across from CarMax.
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