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Drake announces for SC governor

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Columbia lawyer Dwight Drake is announcing for the Democratic nomination for South Carolina governor, joining an increasingly crowded field.

08/11/09 - 1:41pm

Employment director to resign

COLUMBIA — The embattled executive director of the South Carolina Employment Security Commission says he will resign at the end of the year. Ted Halley sent an e-mail to employees this morning announcing his plans to leave his post Dec. 31. He says he has had a "great career" with the agency a...

08/11/09 - 9:24am

Gunman robs Cato

A gunman robbed the Cato clothing store in North Augusta on Monday night.

08/11/09 - 8:05am

Pilot identified in plane crash

The owner of a small plane that crashed into a North Augusta road Sunday was piloting the craft, a North Augusta Public Safety confirmed today.

08/11/09 - 1:39pm

Sanford to meet with Cabinet

COLUMBIA — Embattled South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford is meeting with his Cabinet members today, a day after a state senator said the Republican governor violated state travel laws.

08/11/09 - 1:42pm

2 arrested in murder of 13-year-old

ATLANTA — Two people have been arrested and charged with murdering a 13-year-old Stone Mountain boy who was visiting his father last month in Florida. Lloyd Robinson Jr. was shot in the face when he answered a knock on the door at his father's house. Tarod Weaver and Ronald Roscoe were arr...

08/11/09 - 1:42pm

Myanmar sentences Suu Kyi to more house arrest

YANGON, Myanmar — A Myanmar court convicted democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday of violating her house arrest by allowing an uninvited American to stay at her home, effectively keeping her from taking part in elections again.

08/11/09 - 7:23am

JFK's sister dies at 88

HYANNIS, Mass. -- President John F. Kennedy's sister Eunice Kennedy Shriver, who founded the Special Olympics and championed the rights of the mentally disabled, died this morning. She was 88.

08/11/09 - 5:00pm

Ga. lawyers group rejects Eichholz claim

Savannah attorney Benjamin Eichholz is not a member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, an association spokesman said Monday. Rebecca DeHart, communications director, said Eichholz's claim on his Web site of association membership is incorrect. "He is not a member," she said. The associ...

08/11/09 - 6:11am

Savannah cop's son charged with stealing, wrecking dad's police car

SAVANNAH -- A $3,500 bond was set Monday for the son of a Savannah-Chatham Metro police officer accused of stealing his father's patrol car and wrecking it early Saturday. Patrick Goodberry Jr., 18, is charged with theft by taking the auto, driving under the influence and striking a fixed objec...

08/11/09 - 6:06am
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