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One killed in Aiken County crash

A 43-year-old Perry, S.C., woman was killed this afternoon in a car accident in Aiken County.

02/15/09 - 10:42pm

Masters to help create Asian Amateur event

The Masters Tournament will continue its efforts to grow golf by helping create an Asian Amateur Championship and offering the winner a spot in its 2010 field. Billy Payne, chairman of the Masters and Augusta National Golf Club, made the announcement Sunday night at a news conference in Hong Kong. ...

01/15/10 - 12:48pm

Kenseth wins rain-shortened Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Matt Kenseth drove from the back of the field to take the Daytona 500 lead minutes before the sky opened up, handing the former series champion his first victory in NASCAR's version of the Super Bowl. Coming off one of the worst seasons of his career, Kenseth's bad luc...

02/15/09 - 8:33pm

Pebble Beach washed out, Monday finish

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. -- The final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am has been washed out by rain and raging wind, leading to the first Monday finish in this event since 2000. Tour officials said the final round would begin Monday if weather permits. Dustin Johnson has a four-shot l...

02/15/09 - 5:20pm

LPGA: Stanford holds off Wie

KAHUKU, Hawaii - Angela Stanford spoiled Michelle Wie's bid for a victory in her first start as an LPGA Tour member, overcoming a three-stroke deficit to win the season-opening SBS Open by three shots. Stanford closed with a 2-under 70 for a 10-under 206 total at wind-swept Turtle Bay, giving t...

02/14/09 - 10:39pm

Aiken police look for car in drive-by shooting

Aiken County deputies are searching for a car they believe was used in a drive-by shooting today. According to Aiken County sheriff’s Capt. Troy Elwell, the victim, Kenneth Jones, was walking down McCormick Street in Aiken when he was shot in the foot by an unknown person in a passing vehicle....

02/14/09 - 9:28pm

Arrest made following I-20 chase

A pursuit that spanned three counties on Interstate 20 this afternoon after a bank robbery ended with the arrest of a 61-year-old Lithonia, Ga. man. Alex Rodger III has been charged with armed robbery, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime and possession of a firearm by a convict...

02/13/09 - 9:27pm

Martinez Dollar Store robbed

Police are looking for a man who who robbed a Martinez variety store this afternoon. The incident occurred at about 1 p.m. at the Dollar General on Baston Road. The suspect, who was described as a black male, was said to be carrying a plastic gun and wearing black and white gloves and a black hood...

02/13/09 - 2:23pm

Budget cuts force MCG to freeze some jobs

MCG will freeze hiring on 70 positions to meet recommended budget cuts.

02/13/09 - 12:51pm

Hospital-doctor coalition lobbies lawmakers for stimulus funds

ATLANTA -- A coalition of doctors, hospitals, business groups and patient advocates is lobbying legislators to use funds from the coming federal stimulus package to avoid cuts to health care recommended by Gov. Sonny Perdue....

02/13/09 - 11:25am

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