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Free mulch for Aiken County residents

Storm debris taken to the Bar­den Landfill has been mulched and will be offered free to Aiken County residents from June 22 to July 18. According to the county, residents will have to load the mulch onto their vehicles at their own risk, and all loads must be secured and covered. The landf...

06/13/09 - 6:40pm

Smith reaches Match Play semifinals

The Regions Cup amateur tournament series is getting a double dose of new, young talent this season. First, Adam McKenney won the season-opening Sunbelt Nissan Golf Capital Invitational. This week, the youth movement has continued with Chris Smith. With the 22-year-old McKenney skipping the City o...

06/13/09 - 5:45pm

Guard to return to Gamecocks

COLUMBIA – South Carolina's Devan Downey says he is withdrawing from the NBA Draft and returning to school. The all-Southeastern Conference guard said today he decided to come back to the Gamecocks for his senior season after working out for several NBA teams. Downey averaged 19.8 points ...

06/13/09 - 5:39pm

Former area resident up by one

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Brian Gay is doing his best to run away with the St. Jude Classic. Now he is 18 holes away from finishing off a wire-to-wire victory that would earn him a place in the U.S. Open. The former Louisville, Ga., resident shot a second consecutive 4-under 66 today to keep the lead b...

06/13/09 - 5:36pm

Former Louisville, Ga. resident close to Open invite

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Brian Gay is doing his best to run away with the St. Jude Classic. Now he is 18 holes away from finishing off a wire-to-wire victory that would earn him a place in the U.S. Open. The former Louisville, Ga., resident shot a second consecutive 4-under-par 66 today to keep the lead by...

06/13/09 - 6:08pm

Home and auto insurance rates on the rise in Ga.

ATLANTA – As Georgians struggle to cope with an ongoing recession, their car and home insurance rates are on the rise. Hit hard by storms and losses on Wall Street, insurance companies have been hiking their rates this year in Georgia and in other states. According to the Georgia Department o...

06/13/09 - 5:34pm

Wilkins drives in five in win

OMAHA, Neb. – Andy Wilkins homered and drove in five runs to help Arkansas start off the College World Series with a 10-6 victory over Cal State Fullerton today. The Razorbacks ripped freshman pitcher Noe Ramirez while stunning the No. 2 seeded Titans and giving Arkansas coach Dave Van Horn hi...

06/13/09 - 5:09pm

Home and auto insurance rates rising in Georgia, report says

ATLANTA — As Georgians struggle to cope with an ongoing recession, their car and home insurance rates are on the rise. Hit hard by storms and losses on Wall Street, insurance companies have been hiking their rates this year in Georgia and in other sates....

06/13/09 - 8:54pm

West Georgia mother, daughter stabbed to death

FORT VALLEY, Ga. — Authorities say a mother and her adult daughter were found stabbed to death at their home in Fort Valley. Peach County Sheriff Terry Deese said Lillian Graves and her daughter Agnes Stewart were found Friday morning. Graves was a retired hospital worker and Stewart a retired...

06/13/09 - 12:12pm

Mega Millions jackpot now $46 million

ATLANTA — There has been another rollover in the grand prize for the multistate Mega Millions lottery — to $46 million. The rollover occurred because no player matched all the winning numbers from Friday night's $36 million drawing. The next Mega Millions drawing will be Tuesday nig...

06/13/09 - 12:04pm
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