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Grovetown revives watering restrictions

Despite eased state outdoor watering restrictions, Grovetown residents soon will return to citywide watering restrictions because of low city water supply. The state Environmental Protection Division reverted this month to a non-drought outdoor watering schedule for the first time since 2006. Utili...

06/25/09 - 2:55pm

Shaq to join LeBron in Cleveland

CLEVELAND – LeBron and Shaq: Two of the NBA’s biggest stars are now teammates. The Cleveland Cavaliers completed a blockbuster trade Thursday, bringing superstar center Shaquille O’Neal from the Phoenix Suns to play with current MVP LeBron James, two people with knowledge of the deal...

06/25/09 - 12:20pm

Visitor's bureau: $2.5 million in tourism expected in July

The Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau announced the meetings, reunions and events arriving in Augusta next month, which will generate $2.5 million in visitor spending. The bureau reported 27,930 visitors to Augusta in July during the events, predominantly driven by the Augusta Southern Natio...

06/25/09 - 12:07pm

Farrah Fawcett has died

LOS ANGELES — Farrah Fawcett has died in a Los Angeles hospital. She was 62....

06/25/09 - 11:57am

'Angel' Fawcett dies at 62

LOS ANGELES -– Farrah Fawcett, whose stunning looks and blinding smile made her a pop icon of the 1970s, has died. She was 62.

06/25/09 - 1:55pm

New Butler football coach faces big task

Ashley Harden is out to change the culture of Butler football, and if he needs reminding why, all he needs to do is run an errand. Butler’s new coach has been around town, at places like Wal-Mart, he said, when it comes up in casual conversation he’s the new football coach at Butler. ...

06/25/09 - 2:57pm

Savannah Riverkeeper meeting tonight

Keeping the river The quarterly Savannah Riverkeeper meeting will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the Julian Smith Barbeque Pit, 87 Milledge Road. The meeting will include a meal with barbecue sandwiches and smoked turkey. Tickets cost $5 in advance or $10 at the door. Anyone who brings a covered ...

06/25/09 - 11:26am

Aiken building placed on national historic register

AIKEN - A former Aiken school building built in the 1800s has been added to the National Register of Historic Places, and officials say it couldn’t come at a better time. The former Immanuel School, on York Street, was built in 1889 and educated black children in Aiken and surrounding counties...

06/25/09 - 1:57pm

Sanford Wikipedia entry updated

The latest chapter of South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford’s life is still unfolding, but his entry in Wikipedia has already been updated. On Wednesday, Mr. Sanford, considered a Republican frontrunner for president in 2012, confessed to having an affair with an Argentinian woman. Showing the spee...

06/25/09 - 12:07pm

Man arrested after standoff

AIKEN - A Jackson man was arrested by Aiken County authorities after a late-Wednesday standoff that police say followed a domestic dispute. Terry Lee Hornsby, of the 1200 block of Old Jackson Highway, has been charged with criminal domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature and possession of...

06/25/09 - 3:01pm

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