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Golf hall of famer Hoard dies

ATHENS, Ga. -- Ed Hoard, a hall of fame golfer and a respected expert on PGA tournament rules, died Monday night of a heart attack. Hoard, 63, the husband of Athens-Clarke Commissioner Kathy Hoard, had been the golf instructor at the University of Georgia Golf Course since July 2008, but probably w...

01/12/10 - 4:50pm

Fee helping Chatham workers kick their smoking habit

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Chatham County employee James Putney is on his way to becoming smoke-free after 40 years of lighting up. After attending three of four smoking cessation classes, he is down from 20 to two cigarettes a day, Putney said. The county's plan to start charging employees who smoke an...

09/02/09 - 11:34am

SC's U.S. Sen. Graham hosts $1,000-a-plate PAC dinner

CHARLESTON, S.C. — South Carolina U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham is hosting a dinner for his political action committee, and anyone who wants to attend should plan to bring their checkbook. Today's dinner in Charleston for the Republican lawmaker's Fund for America costs $1,000 a plate. Gra...

09/02/09 - 11:34am

History essay contest announced

The Augusta Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution is looking for entries in the American History Essay Contest. Entrants should be in Richmond County Schools in grades 5-8. All participants receive a certificate acknowledging their entry, while winners receive monetary rewards and qualify fo...

09/02/09 - 9:16am

Rally on health care changes set for Thursday at amphitheater

A coalition of Augustans opposed to the national health care reform plan will hold a rally from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Riverwalk amphitheater. Speakers at the SOC (Stop Obama Care) Rally will include doctors, health care providers, congressmen and other elected officials, and citizens who have...

09/02/09 - 5:43pm

Friends remember victims of Brunswick massacre

These are the stories of the eight people who were found slain in a mobile home park near Brunswick, Ga., on Saturday.

09/02/09 - 12:36pm

SC Chamber leader wants fast action on Sanford

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The president of the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce says lawmakers should move quickly on the possible impeachment of Gov. Mark Sanford.

09/02/09 - 7:33am

SC AG to discuss Internet predator task force

COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina Attorney General Henry McMaster is talking about a task force created to go after people suspected of soliciting children for sex over the Internet.

09/02/09 - 7:21am

Emory moves students with swine flu to own dorm

ATLANTA - Officials at Emory University say about 50 students with swine flu have been moved to a separate dorm.

01/08/10 - 2:22pm
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