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Peach farmer killed at home

COWPENS, S.C. — Sheriff's deputies are looking for a person of interest in the shooting death of a prominent South Carolina peach farmer.

06/29/09 - 7:44am

Here is what closes for July 4

Be ready for some area offices to close during the Fourth of July holiday period.

01/19/10 - 9:36pm

Souter ending Supreme Court job

WASHINGTON — Justice David Souter will work his last day on the Supreme Court today, and he'll be ruling on a case familiar to the woman nominated to replace him.

06/29/09 - 6:54am

Man shot on Gordon Highway

A 19-year-old Augusta man told police he was shot while driving on Gordon Highway early Sunday morning.

06/29/09 - 6:46am

Sanford scandal might hamper SC economic recruiting efforts

COLUMBIA -- South Carolina's governor may have damaged the state's image along with his own, some experts say. In recent days S.C. Gov. Mark Sanford's personal e-mails to his Argentine mistress have exploded across the Internet, along with the details of his deceit that he laid out in a...

06/29/09 - 5:17am

Newly crowned Miss Georgia steps down, cites teaching job

Pageant winner gives up crown within hours, wants to keep teaching middle school.

06/29/09 - 6:05pm

Gasoline prices headed down

With the Fourth of July approaching, high oil inventories and weak demand are driving gasoline prices down, AAA Auto Club South said in its weekly fuel report today. Nationally, the average price of a regular gasoline fell 5 cents a gallon in the past week, from $2.69 to $2.64, according to AAA. I...

06/28/09 - 7:18pm

It's not 100, but it's still hot

Augusta’s temperatures didn’t hit the century mark today, as forecast, but it was hot enough regardless. The high in Augusta was 97, said Leonard Vaughan, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in West Columbia, S.C. With a high of 100, Saturday was the hottest day of the year ...

06/28/09 - 7:10pm

Birdie on the final hole lifts Motes over Tilton at Belle Meade

THOMSON — It was hard to tell who was more stunned as they walked off the 18th green at Belle Meade Country Club on Sunday: Matthew Motes, who just made a 15-foot birdie putt, or Jacob Tilton, who three-putted from 25 foot for bogey. The two-shot swing gave Motes a one-shot victory over Tilto...

06/28/09 - 6:21pm

Birdie on the final hole lifts Motes over Tilton

By David Westin Staff Writer THOMSON — It was hard to tell who was more stunned as they walked off the 18th green at Belle Meade Country Club on Sunday: Matthew Motes, who just made a 15-foot birdie putt, or Jacob Tilton, who three-putted from 25 foot for bogey. The two-shot swing gave Mote...

06/28/09 - 6:14pm
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