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Ga. holiday crashes kill 13

ATLANTA — The Georgia State Patrol says 13 deaths were reported on state highways during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

11/30/09 - 9:47am

Serena fined, faces suspension

Grand Slam administrator Bill Babcock tells The Associated Press that tennis player Serena Williams has been fined a record $82,500 for her tirade at this year's U.S. Open and could be suspended from that tournament if she has another "major offense" in the next two years.

11/30/09 - 12:43pm

SC wants professionals to teach

COLUMBIA — A plan to allow working professionals to teach in schools part time has won preliminary approval in South Carolina. The State reported Monday that the teacher adjunct program would allow working professionals to be certified to teach part time in public schools. The state Board of ...

11/30/09 - 9:28am

SC pushes lake tourism

CLEMSON, S.C. — Businesses on Lake Hartwell on the South Carolina-Georgia line hope a new study will help persuade the Army Corps of Engineers to consider economic impact as it manages water levels. The Greenville News reported Monday the Corps and Anderson, Oconee and Pickens counties and thr...

11/30/09 - 12:43pm

Vandalism reward raised

An award for information on the vandal who defaced the Confederate monument on Broad Street this month has been increased. In an e-mail, Lee Herron, the Sons of Confederate Veterans commander of B/G E. Porter Alexander #158, said the award is now $1,350 for information leading to the arrest of the ...

11/30/09 - 8:46am

North Augusta to light tree

North Augusta's Christmas tree will be lighted from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday at Calhoun Park, at the corner of Georgia and Carolina avenues. More information can be obtained by calling (803) 441-4308....

11/30/09 - 8:30am

Contenders stay unbeaten, BCS stays same

NEW YORK - After a weekend when all the national championship contenders stayed undefeated, the BCS standings were unchanged.

11/29/09 - 10:08pm

Georgia Southern names football coach; selects Ga. Tech assistant

STATESBORO, GA. -- Georgia Tech slotbacks coach and special teams coordinator Jeff Monken was named today the next Georgia Southern head football coach. Monken, who was an assistant coach under Paul Johnson from 1997-2001, replaced Chris Hatcher who was fired Nov. 21 after compiling a 5-6 record. ...

11/29/09 - 7:50pm

Redman leads Falcons to 20-17 victory over Bucs

ATLANTA - Chris Redman threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Roddy White with 23 seconds remaining, and the Atlanta Falcons pulled out a 20-17 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday after losing offensive stars Matt Ryan and Michael Turner to injuries.

11/29/09 - 6:38pm

Bomb threat shuts down club

A downtown nightclub was closed down by a bomb threat early today.

11/29/09 - 6:14pm
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