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50-year-old snaps winless streak

AVONDALE, Ariz. — Mark Martin has won for the first time in nearly four years, snapping a 121-race winless streak with a victory Saturday night at Phoenix International Raceway. The last 50-year-old to win a Cup race was Morgan Shepherd in 1993 at Atlanta. Harry Gant holds the record as the ol...

04/18/09 - 11:45pm

Two children injured in Greenwood fire airlifted to Augusta

Two children injured in a Greenwood house fire were airlifted to an Augusta burn center Saturday.

04/18/09 - 11:52pm

More than three dozen charged in cockfighting bust

More than three dozen charged in cockfighting bust.

04/18/09 - 9:57pm

Gym Dog senior sets individual record

LINCOLN, Neb. — Georgia’s Courtney Kupets ended her distinguished college career with a record-setting performance on the final night of the NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Championships. Kupets added individual titles in the uneven bars, floor exercise and balance beam Saturday to the all-a...

04/18/09 - 10:00pm

Man killed in house fire died of smoke inhalation

A man killed in a Friday night fire died from smoke inhalation.

04/18/09 - 9:24pm

Junior rallies at Collegiate Disc Golf Championships

Mississippi State junior Drew Davis rallied from nine shots down in the final round Saturday to capture the individual national title at the Collegiate Disc Golf Championships at North Augusta’s Hippodrome. Davis shot five-under-par 63 on the difficult Black Course to overtake Arkansas’ M...

04/18/09 - 7:11pm

Hazmat team responds to chemical leak at south Augusta plant

Hazmat team responds to chemical leak at south Augusta plant.

01/11/10 - 4:49pm

Yellow Jackets coach not pleased with effort

ATLANTA — Paul Johnson wasn’t happy to see his quarterbacks and running backs combine for eight fumbles in Georgia Tech’s spring game. The Georgia Tech coach finally had enough when punter Scott Blair dropped a snap and then took his time before picking up the ball on a play when the...

04/18/09 - 5:28pm

Mega Millions tally $130 million

ATLANTA — There has been another rollover in the grand prize for the multistate Mega Millions lottery — to $130 million. The rollover occurred because no player matched all the winning numbers from Friday night's $109 million drawing. The next Mega Millions drawing will be Tuesday ni...

04/18/09 - 1:26pm

Case closed against former aide to U. S. Lindsey Graham

ANDERSON, S.C. — The Federal Election Commission says it has closed its investigation into a former aide to U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham. The FEC announced that Jennifer Adams had signed a conciliation agreement admitting she violated federal campaign finance laws and had paid a civil penalty of ...

04/18/09 - 1:24pm

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