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Senators to address brigade loss

FORT STEWART, Ga. — Georgia's U.S. senators are visiting Fort Stewart to see how neighboring communities have been hurt by the Defense Department's decision to scrap plans to station an extra brigade of 4,000 troops at the Army post. Republicans Johnny Isakson and Saxby Chambliss sched...

08/31/09 - 7:41am

2 SC college students killed

COLUMBIA — Two college students in South Carolina have died in a wreck in Columbia. The wreck occurred shortly before 1:30 a.m. Sunday near Allen University. Richland County Coroner Gary Watts says the victims were 18-year-old Candice Davis, of Eutawville, and 20-year-old Jerry Blandin, of Gr...

08/31/09 - 7:33am

100 mph helmet required in minors in 2010

Minor League Baseball announced Monday a 100 mph batting helmet will be required in the minors beginning next season. Six S100 helmets are being sent to each major league team for its players to try out for the rest of this year.

08/31/09 - 8:24am

Airport to offer flu shots

ATLANTA — A clinic at Atlanta's busy airport will soon be offering season flu shots. Rosemary Kelly, the chief marketing officer of AeroClinic, says that the clinic dispensed about 10,000 flu shots last year and thast the service will expand this year because of expects heavier demand. Ms...

08/31/09 - 7:20am

SC toddler drowns in trough

CHESTER, S.C. — Authorities say a 2-year-old South Carolina girl has drowned after falling into a watering trough being used as a kiddie pool. The Herald of Rock Hill reported that Sara Grace Hunter was pronounced dead Saturday afternoon at Chester Regional Medical Center. Chester County Coro...

08/31/09 - 7:13am

Couple who ran McDuffie country store die minutes apart

Not even death could separate them. Tommy F. Clark, 67, and his wife, Mary Sue Clark, 53, of Boneville, died of heart attacks within 30 minutes of each other Saturday.

08/30/09 - 10:19pm

S.C. inmate stabbed to death; prison placed on lockdown

COLUMBIA – Officials say a 33-year-old South Carolina prison inmate was stabbed to death outside his dormitory, and the prison has been placed on lockdown with visitation canceled.

08/30/09 - 8:43pm

Rash of late-night, early morning robberies keeps police busy

Richmond County investigators had their hands full with a rash of robberies in a span of about 3 1/2 hours late Saturday night and early this morning.

08/30/09 - 7:53pm

Slocum claims victory in opener of PGA Tour playoffs

JERSEY CITY, N.J. – One week after barely qualifying for golf's version of the playoffs, Heath Slocum has won the opening event at The Barclays with a 20-foot par putt on the final hole for a one-shot victory. Slocum, who earlier in the round holed out for eagle from 159 yards, closed with...

08/30/09 - 6:16pm

Two arrested in armed robbery

A man and a juvenile were arrested after an armed robbery at a south Augusta convenience store today.

08/30/09 - 10:39pm
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