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Jessye Norman fundraiser concert will have hometown flavor

Jessye Norman’s July 31 fundraiser concert at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church will be a homecoming for the opera legend and for two of the artists she has invited to share the stage.

01/15/10 - 2:57am

Talatha Community no longer urged to boil water

An advisory to boil water in Aiken County's Talatha Rural Community Water District has been repealed. Residents on Gray Mare Hollow Road from St. Marks Church to Silver Bluff Road as well as Storm Branch Road no longer need to boil their water prior to drinking or cooking, according to a releas...

06/18/09 - 5:29pm

U.S. Open will resume Friday

[YOUTUBE KvImzX0yNa4] FARMINGDALE, N.Y. – Already played on a long course, the U.S. Open suddenly turned into a long week. Tiger Woods began his title defense today on soggy Bethpage Black by having his caddie hold an umbrella until it was time to hit his opening drive. Facing a 15-foot birdi...

06/18/09 - 8:17pm

Aiken robbery suspect arrested

AIKEN -- A 52-year-old Edgefield, S.C., man has been arrested on an armed robbery charge. Rickey Brunson was also arrested on a charge of possession of a weapon Wednesday afternoon and was being held at the Aiken County Detention Center, according to Aiken County Sheriff’s Office records. Det...

06/18/09 - 10:00am

Teen in bomb plot competent

COLUMBIA — A South Carolina teen was not insane when he allegedly plotted to blow up his high school and he is competent to stand trial, federal prison staffers who evaluated him wrote in a report unsealed this week.

06/18/09 - 2:38pm

Suit filed over religion course

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — A South Carolina school district is being sued for offering academic credit for a religious education course. The Herald-Journal of Spartanburg reported that Spartanburg District 7 was sued Wednesday by two parents and the Freedom From Religion Foundation. Robert Moss and ...

06/18/09 - 9:42am

Kellogg's to offer 220 new jobs

The Kellogg's plant in Augusta is expanding and will offer 220 new jobs, the company announced today. The Augusta plant on Marvin Griffin Road makes Famous Amos cookies and will be expanding cookie production. Kellogg’s will begin screening job applicants immediately. The company will be ...

06/18/09 - 12:42pm

UPDATE: School board OKs budget

The Richmond County Board of Education approved a $256 million budget this morning.

01/08/10 - 1:22pm

No bear signs seen today

Columbia County officials are reporting a late night bear sighting in Appling, but none throughout they day today. "We had a report this morning from a citizen who told us that the bear was spotted on McCladdie Drive in King Villa at 10:30 p.m. last night," Columbia County Emergency Management Dir...

06/18/09 - 5:52pm

None injured this morning as storm hits Lincoln Scout camp

A severe thunderstorm that swept through Lincoln County early today downed trees and damaged several tents at the Knox Boy Scout Reservation but caused only a few minor injuries. “It’s one of those deals where we train and train with our camp’s staff and the kids, and you hope you ne...

06/01/10 - 8:37pm
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