Memorial, museum, tours offered at Sept. 11 sites

NEW YORK - Out-of-towners and locals alike have shown enormous interest in sites connected to the Sept. 11 attacks. More than 700,000 people from 131 countries have been to the National Sept. 11 Museum since it opened May 21.

Hancock County's historic courthouse burns

...of Augusta. The building housed the county commissioners' office, Probate Court, Superior Court and the elections office.Beth Brown, a spokeswoman for the Association County Commissioners of Georgia, told The Macon Telegraph the building was insured...

SC Medicaid dealing with application backlog

...year, according to the agency.Determining eligibility for those applicants is "much more intensive," said deputy director Beth Hutto.State officials attribute the increase to a single, possibly confusing question on the federal application. Applicants...

Clippers sale to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer goes through

LOS ANGELES - Steve Ballmer officially became the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday for a record $2 billion.

Katie Ledecky sets world record in 400-meter freestyle at U.S. national championships

IRVINE, Calif. - Katie Ledecky broke the world record in the 400-meter freestyle Saturday night, becoming the first woman since Janet Evans to hold world marks in the 400, 800 and 1,500 freestyles at the same time.

Gladys Cawthon

...North Augusta, SC; grandchildren, Chris Cawthon, Jeremy Cawthon, Zack and Nate Van Ginkel; great-grandchildren, Laura Beth, Aislin, Jack Cawthon and Tyler Cawthon. Mrs. Cawthon was born in Florala, AL to the late Bunyon and Pearlie Kirkland Nall...

Martha Milligan

...death by her husband, Harry C. Milligan. She is survived by two sisters, her son David Milligan of Augusta and her daughter Beth Milligan Dicus of Maryville, TN, five grandchildren, three who grew up in Augusta, Katie Milligan Woolington of Rembert...

Peggy McIntosh

...seven grandchildren, Kandace Layton, Darcy Meisinger, Jr., Santana Mead, Amber Byrd, Haley Byrd, Emily McKie and Sara Beth McKie; three great-grandchildren, Gage Matanane, Koal Layton and Stark Layton. Pallbearers will be Stevie Herron, Gene...

Body found on Ga. school playground

...say the body of a 19-year-old man was found hanging in an elementary school playground. Houston County schools spokeswoman Beth McLaughlin says the body was discovered as children at Lake Joy Primary School were being led to recess on Monday. McLaughlin...

Former Medical College of Georgia president dies

...takes to change public opinion," said another daughter, Mary Beth Steinfeld of Sacramento.Steinfeld refused to meet with tobacco...tobacco companies were pressuring Nixon to get rid of him," Mary Beth Steinfeld said.After Steinfeld left, the position of surgeon...