Cole Stoudt named Clemson quarterback

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Biz Bits

NEW YORK - Citi­group's first-quarter earnings rose, helped by declines in expenses and provisions for bad loans. The earnings improved even as revenue from mortgage refinancing and bond trading fell.

Across Georgia

ATLANTA - Georgians can count on at least two more years of tax-free shopping holidays for school items and energy-efficient appliances.

Across South Carolina

GASTON, S.C. - Author­ities say a 7-year-old girl was killed at a birthday party in Lexington County after a 5-year-old boy accidentally fired a gun.

Resting Heat routed by Wizards

WASHINGTON - The Washington Wizards capitalized in a 114-93 breeze of a game Monday night that clinched the No. 1 seed for the Indiana Pacers.

Ashlan Ramsey to turn pro

Former Evans resident Ashlan Ramsey, a freshman on the Clemson women's golf team, will turn pro after the college season, according to GolfWeek.

Crime plagues Ga. Habitat effort

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. - A Habitat for Humanity official says that gunfire and gang graffiti are hurting the nonprofit's efforts to build homes for people in a central Georgia city.

Dragged by car, SC man dies

LANCASTER, S.C. - A Lancaster County man has died after authorities say he was hit by a car and then dragged underneath it.

Heavy winds expected across Ga. today

ATLANTA - Wind gusts of up to 40 mph are possible across much of north and central Georgia.