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Sanford released from book deal

COLUMBIA — South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford's deal to write a book on fiscal conservatism has been terminated amid revelations about his affair with a woman from Argentina.

07/02/09 - 12:04pm

Siler to play for Minnesota in NBA Summer League

Former Augusta State All-American center Garret Siler is getting his chance to play with an NBA team. Siler, who was not selected in last week's NBA Draft, will play for the Minnesota Timberwolves in the NBA Summer League. The Timberwolves will play five games, beginning July 12 at the COX Pavi...

07/02/09 - 12:27pm

SLED: Sanford used no tax money to visit Argentine mistress

COLUMBIA — A probe by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division has found that Gov. Mark Sanford did not spend taxpayer money to visit his Argentine mistress....

07/02/09 - 1:38pm

Sports: Serena-Venus finale set

WIMBLEDON, England – Venus and Serena Williams won in contrasting fashion Thursday to set up their fourth all-sister Wimbledon final and eighth meeting in a Grand Slam title match. Two-time champion Serena saved a match point and overcame Elena Dementieva 6-7 (4), 7-5, 8-6 in 2 hours, 49 minut...

07/02/09 - 5:31pm

Columbia County accident leads to pig roundup

A tractor trailer hauling hogs overturned late Wednesday near Pollards Corner in Columbia County, killing several of the animals but leaving the driver uninjured, according to Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Steve Morris. An unknown number of pigs escaped after the 10:30 p.m. accident a...

07/02/09 - 11:41am

Jackson holdup suspects officially identified

AIKEN -- Authorities have officially identified two suspects in Wednesday’s robbery of a Jackson bank that led to a chase and the death of a third suspect in a shootout with police.

07/02/09 - 10:41am

Accident at Evans printing plant

A worker at an Evans printing plant was hospitalized and later released early today after an accident in which a fingertip was amputated. A safety department spokesman at the Quebecor World Inc. plant on Evans to Locks Road said the incident remained under investigation, and more details were not i...

07/02/09 - 8:50am

Fort reports 5th flu case

A 50-year-old relative of a Fort Gordon service member has been confirmed as the fifth person with the novel influenza H1N1 virus at the post.

07/02/09 - 10:31am

12-year-old East Point boy killed, playmate is questioned

EAST POINT, Ga. - Police say a 12-year-old East Point boy has been shot and killed by a 14-year-old playmate at an apartment complex where both lived.

07/02/09 - 7:53am

Georgia Medical Center Authority director leaves Friday

The executive director of the Augusta-based Georgia Medical Center Authority ends his two-year tenure tomorrow due to a budget shortfall. But Donald Colbert will remain involved with the authority and its Broad Street biotech incubator by continuing to lead a supporting foundation. The authority, ...

07/02/09 - 7:15am

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