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Clemson gives Purnell extension

CLEMSON, S.C. – Clemson coach Oliver Purnell has agreed to a two-year contract extension that will keep him with the Tigers through 2016. Clemson athletic spokesman Tim Bourret said Tuesday the school and Purnell have not signed the deal, but have a framework in place. Bourret says the extensi...

06/16/09 - 1:07pm

Clemson soccer coach resigns

CLEMSON, S.C. – Clemson’s longtime soccer coach Trevor Adair has resigned two months after his arrest. The school announced Adair’s resignation Tuesday. Adair was arrested in April after police said he attacked his two teenage daughters. He is charged with two counts of assault and b...

06/16/09 - 12:07pm

Richmond school board might discuss delay on closing facility

The Richmond County Board of Education will hold its monthly business meeting at 6 this evening to take action on several issues. The board could approve delaying the closure of Bungalow Road Alternative School for one year. The delay would expedite renovations of Tubman Middle School, which will b...

01/08/10 - 1:22pm

Bear on the move again in Columbia County

A wandering black bear that toured several Columbia County subdivisions Monday was on the move again today. "We've just gotten a report from Ron Jones that it was seen behind the Columbia County School of Ballet," said Pam Tucker, the county's Emergency Services director. The ballet school...

06/17/09 - 8:05am

Columbia County meets tonight on apartment rezoning issue

Columbia County commissioners will take another look tonight at imposing a moratorium on rezoning properties for apartments. Commissioners had decided against imposing such a moratorium during a May meeting until county attorney Doug Batchelor and county planning staff could revise ordinances relat...

01/20/10 - 11:08pm

Wie fails to qualify for Women's Open

ROCKVILLE, Md. – Michelle Wie has failed to qualify for the U.S. Women’s Open, shooting a 74 in the second round Tuesday to miss by one shot. The 19-year-old from Hawaii was competing for 30 spots at Woodmont Country Club, where most LPGA Tour players went the day after the LPGA Champions...

06/16/09 - 10:32am

NASCAR: Mayfield expert lied

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – NASCAR has filed a motion in federal court that says an expert witness for suspended driver Jeremy Mayfield lied about his credentials. The motion was filed Tuesday. It claims Dr. Harvey MacFenerstein falsely represented himself on six counts in a May 29 affidavit presented o...

06/16/09 - 10:29am

Heart Association recognizes SRS contractors

The American Heart Association recently recognized the two Savannah River Site contractors for a successful 2009 Heart Walk campaign that netted $92,503. Receiving decorative plates were Steve Piccolo, Washington Savannah River Co. president, and Chuck Munns, the president of Savannah River Nuclear...

06/16/09 - 5:52pm

Augusta streetcar study team in Little Rock today

A four-person team studying the feasibility of a light rail system in downtown will be boarding a jet for Little Rock, Ark., this morning to begin a two-day close-up look at that city’s River Rail streetcar system.

06/16/09 - 8:42am

Security drill next week expected to slow down Fort Gordon traffic

Military and civilian workers should expect more security searches and some delays while traveling into and on Fort Gordon next week as the post conducts its annual anti-terrorism exercise. According to a news release from the fort, those who enter the base for appointments or regular business shou...

06/16/09 - 5:51pm
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