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First round to start in evening

NEW YORK – The NFL is making its already popular draft even more television-friendly, moving the first round to Thursday night. Next year's draft will switch from a two-day, weekend format to a three-day event with the opening round in prime time for the first time. The NFL said Thursday ...

07/23/09 - 6:35pm

Atlanta's 4-game win streak ends

ATLANTA – Barry Zito gave up only three hits in seven innings and the San Francisco Giants beat the Atlanta Braves 5-1 today to avoid a four-game sweep. The Giants improved to 2-5 on their 10-game road trip while the Braves, who had a four-game winning streak end, finished a 6-2 homestand. The...

07/23/09 - 4:47pm

Columbia County authorities looking into cow beating and skinning

The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is "reviewing" an incident in which an Evans man tied a cow to a tree, beat it to death and skinned it in preparation for a cookout.

07/23/09 - 4:26pm

Buehrle throws perfect game

CHICAGO – Mark Buehrle pitched the 18th perfect game in major league history, and Chicago White Sox center fielder DeWayne Wise got the assist. Just into the game as a defensive replacement, Wise robbed Gabe Kapler of a leadoff home run in the ninth inning and Buehrle closed out a 5-0 victory ...

07/23/09 - 6:11pm

SC has received over $400 million in stimulus money so far

South Carolina Comptroller General Richard Eckstrom announced today that agencies and programs in his state have now received $442 million in federal stimulus money....

07/23/09 - 2:15pm

Columbia County authorities looking for shoplifter, forger

Columbia County authorities are asking for the public's help to find two men -- a shoplifter and a forger.

07/23/09 - 9:49pm

Watson near lead at Senior British

SUNNINGDALE, England – Four days after his playoff defeat to Stewart Cink at Turnberry, Tom Watson shot a 3-under 67 on Thursday to begin his pursuit of a fourth Senior British Open title. The 59-year-old Watson, who almost became the oldest major champion at the British Open last weekend, was...

07/23/09 - 1:32pm

Richt: Bulldogs have confidence in Cox

HOOVER, Ala. -- Senior quarterback Joe Cox hasn't played all that much, but Georgia coach Mark Richt says he already has the confidence of his teammates.

07/23/09 - 4:40pm

Court rules Augusta businessman can't get back appraiser's license

The Court of Appeals has ruled against an Augusta businessman whose huge profit in a land deal with the state led to a criminal investigation and the loss of his real estate appraiser’s license....

07/23/09 - 12:10pm

10 SC schools get $20M for human tissue research

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The National Science Foundation on Thursday awarded $20 million to a group of 10 South Carolina colleges and universities for human tissue research.

07/23/09 - 11:36am
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