The annual winter fish kill is underway at Thurmond Lake

Nothing drives seagulls into a frenzy like a winter fish kill at Thurmond Dam.

Georgia Regents men down Clayton State for fourth win in a row

MORROW, Ga. - Keshun Sherrill scored a game-high 23 points and Devon Wright-Nelson added 16 as Georgia Regents beat Clayton State 67-58 on Saturday in a Peach Belt Conference game for their fourth in a row.

Chelsea, Manchester City draw in meeting of Premier League's top two teams

LONDON - Manchester City ended Chelsea's perfect home record in the Premier League this season with a 1-1 draw between the top two teams on Saturday.

Where to see the nominees for best picture

WHERE TO SEE THE NOMINEES FOR BEST PICTUREScreening locations are current as of Feb. 1. Check Fandango.com for updates. AMERICAN SNIPERTHE FILM: Clint Eastwood directed the true story of Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle (Bradley Cooper), who became one of the deadliest snipers in American history.ALSO NOMINATED FOR: Cooper for Actor in a Leading Role, Adapted Screenplay, Film Editing, Sound Editing and Sound Mixing

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Italians' Fabio Fognini, Simone Bolelli break through in men's doubles Down Under

MELBOURNE, Australia - Fabio Fognini and Simone Bolelli became the first all-Italian team to capture a Grand Slam men's doubles title in more than 50 years after beating Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert.

Deaths of 2 young South Carolina women prompt legislative proposals to improve water safety

COLUMBIA - The parents of two young women killed in separate watercraft accidents last year are hoping South Carolina lawmakers take steps to improve water safety and spare others their grief.

Biz Bits

Biz Bits honors people and businesses that get awards, earn certifications or become appointed to civic boards.

'Imitation Game' is reviving interest in secret WWII site

BLETCHLEY PARK, England - As a tourist site, Bletchley Park has been something of a well-kept secret. That's because it was a government secret as well.

Fans with Oscar fever binge watch the nominated films

NEW YORK - There's a fever spreading across the land. It's Oscar fever, with a reasonably short incubation period but symptoms that turn otherwise rational film buffs into bingeing maniacs. In a good way! Between Jan.