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11-year-old SC boy dies when rifle discharges

ABBEVILLE, S.C. – An 11-year-old South Carolina boy has died after his rifle accidentally fired as he climbed down from a hunting stand. Multiple media outlets reported that John Michael Evans of Abbeville died about an hour after he was struck in the head shortly after 6 p.m. Thursday. Abbev...

07/11/09 - 9:26am

Court reinstates part of suit against Home Depot

ATLANTA – A federal appeals court on Friday dismissed a sexual harassment suit against The Home Depot Inc. by two former male store managers, who said they were subjected to a hostile work environment by a male supervisor. But the court reinstated their claim that they were fired because they c...

07/11/09 - 9:25am

Former State Patrol member sentenced

CANTON, Ga. – A former Georgia State Patrol trooper has been sentenced in Cherokee County after pleading guilty to trafficking in methamphetamine and narcotics possession. County officials said Friday that 37-year-old Trent David McWhirter of Canton was arrested in February with methamphetamin...

07/11/09 - 9:22am

Former GreenJacket tosses no-hitter

Jonathan Sanchez pitched the majors' first no-hitter this season Friday night, dominating the San Diego Padres with an array of pitches in an 8-0 victory.

07/11/09 - 12:37am

Augusta man heading to Denver for American Idol auditions

Contest winner sings his way to victory to earn trip to Denver for American Idol auditions.

01/19/10 - 9:44pm

Augusta scores seven in seventh

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - The Augusta GreenJackets exploded for seven runs in the seventh inning to come from behind and beat the Asheville Tourists 8-6 tonight and salvage the second game of a doubleheader. In the opener, Delta Cleary hit a three-run homer in the eighth to rally Asheville to a 6-4 win. I...

07/10/09 - 10:16pm

North Augusta man trying to buy cocaine on credit arrested at local bank

A North Augusta man who was trying to buy crack cocaine on credit was arrested at a local bank after claiming drug dealers were forcing him to withdraw money to pay them. The man, Andrew Nicholas Glisson, of the 400 block of West Terrace, passed a note to a bank teller at Fifth Third Bank in North ...

07/10/09 - 9:43pm

Sheriff apologizes to man falsely accused of murder

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott apologized publicly Friday to a man falsely accused by deputies and local prosecutors in the May 2006 Mother's Day slaying of the man's wife at a Columbia apartment. During a news conference, Lott offered the apology to Justin Mallory ...

07/10/09 - 8:48pm

Former champion ahead by one

BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Cristie Kerr strung together three birdies on the front nine in a round of 1-under 70 to take a one-stroke lead over Paula Creamer after two rounds of the U.S. Women's Open. Kerr, the 2007 Women's Open champ, had one of only six rounds under par on the tough Saucon Val...

07/10/09 - 6:51pm

Former champions share lead

COLUMBUS, Ga. - Former champions Russell Henley, of Macon, and David Noll Jr., of Dalton, shared the lead today after two rounds of the 88th annual Georgia Amateur Championship at Country Club of Columbus. Henley, the defending champion, shot 6-under-par 65, while Noll, the 2003 champion, shot 67. ...

07/10/09 - 6:46pm

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