Weather service issues SC heat advisory

COLUMBIA - The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for much of eastern South Carolina.

Atlanta airport offers faster screenings

ATLANTA - Passengers at Atlanta's main airport can now apply at a second site to join a security program that offers faster screenings.

Ex-Bulldog John Isner romps to Atlanta Open title

ATLANTA - Top-seeded John Isner overpowered Dudi Sela on Sunday to successful defend his Atlanta Open title, blowing serve after serve past the 5-foot-9 Israeli player in a 6-3, 6-4 victory.

Panthers' Hardy upset arrest has become a distraction

Pro Bowl defensive end Greg Hardy, who was recently convicted on two domestic violence charges, said he wants to remain with the Carolina Panthers beyond this season.

4 kids hurt when car rolls in driveway

GAINESVILLE, Ga. - Four children were hospitalized after a car came out of gear, rolled backward and struck the kids as they played in a neighbor's yard.

Fatal fall from SC bridge

DUNCAN, S.C. - Spartanburg County authorities are investigating the death of a man who apparently fell from a bridge over Interstate 85.

Small businesses selling Fair Trade products looking to make money while doing good

Demand for Fair Trade products is rising as people become more aware of how their food and other products are made. That makes the Fair Trade market a growing opportunity for small business owners.

Ga. to tap tax refunds for unpaid fines

A law expected to be implemented in 2015 will allow state and local court systems to recoup unpaid fines from Georgians' state income tax returns.

Boy, 14, drowns at SC state park

GREAT FALLS, S.C. - A 14-year-old boy drowned at Lake Wateree State Park while swimming with his family.

At 101, weather observer Richard Hendrickson gets service award

BRIDGEHAMPTON, N.Y. - It takes only a couple of minutes, twice a day, but 101-year-old Richard Hendrickson is fiercely proud of his 80 year work for the National Weather Service.