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Xytex founder's family donates nearly $126,000 to MCG

The family of the late Dr. Armand M. Karow, founder of Xytex Cryo International Ltd. and a longtime faculty member of the Medical College of Georgia, has given $125,805 to support the university's library and provide scholarships for graduate students studying pharmacology. The family gave $25,...

06/24/09 - 2:28pm

No. 24 seed falls in second round

WIMBLEDON, England – In the final game, a desperate Maria Sharapova lunged to hit one shot left-handed, and twice challenged calls but lost. Then she lost the match as well. Sharapova won seven consecutive games during one stretch but let a late lead slip away today and was beaten by Gisela Du...

06/24/09 - 3:25pm

Analysis: Gov. Sanford's actions create another problem for GOP

NEW YORK — South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford's mysterious disappearance from his state, topped with misinformation from his staff about where he had gone and what he'd been doing, is the latest sign that Republican governors — once thought to be President Obama's most credible a...

06/24/09 - 9:05am

Gov. Sanford was in Argentina, not hiking, report says

COLUMBIA — South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford was in Argentina during a dayslong unexplained absence, not hiking the Appalachian Trail as his staff told the public when state leaders raised questions about his whereabouts, the governor told a newspaper. The State reported that Sanford arrived We...

06/24/09 - 11:53am

School worker arrested in fatal shooting

AIKEN -- Aiken County authorities say a Hephzibah Elementary School worker has been arrested after being accused of giving police false information during an Aiken County murder investigation. Autronique Latrice Williams, 30, 3740 Farrington Drive, Hephzibah, was arrested Tuesday in Richmond County...

06/24/09 - 2:29pm

2nd Golf-Gardens cleanup effort might come Saturday

Community activist Anthony Esposito and Georgia Golf Hall of Fame Chairman Bryan Persons are working out the “logistical problems” that could prevent a second cleanup of the former Golf and Gardens planned Saturday. “Looks like Saturday’s volunteer grass cutting should go off wi...

01/12/10 - 3:34pm

Suspect who fled MCG Hospital waives extradition to SC

AIKEN -- An Aiken County murder suspect who fled an Augusta hospital only to return a few days later has waived extradition and will be headed to an Aiken County jail, Aiken County sheriff’s Capt. Troy Elwell said today. Terrence Riley, 40, of Columbia, was taken to the Richmond County jail at...

06/24/09 - 4:19pm

SRS to hold job fair today in Allendale

The Department of Energy and Savannah River Nuclear Solutions will host a job fair today at the University of South Carolina’s campus in Allendale, S.C. The town hall meeting and job fair will cover openings at Savannah River Site because of federal stimulus funding. The town hall meeting wil...

06/24/09 - 2:28pm

Investigators search rubble for clues in Athens fire

ATHENS, Ga -- After a full day of searching Tuesday, fire investigators hadn't found the cause of last week's fire that gutted the landmark Georgia Theatre, although they found some spots where the blaze may have started. Investigators searched throughout the day, after a construction crane...

06/24/09 - 2:28pm

Two charged in dirt bike theft

Police said they arrested two men who stole a man’s dirt bike at gunpoint on Cameron Drive. Vernon Lee Labord, of the 3000 block of Tad Court, and Marquelle Jamall Eunice, of the 500 block of Richmond Hill Road, face charges of armed robbery and possession of a firearm during the commission of...

06/24/09 - 2:28pm

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