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...Monday, Aug 3, 2015 By Chris Gay By Wayne Staats By Doug Ferguson By James Ellingworth By Rachel Cohen By Beth Harris By George Henry By John Zenor By Charles Odum By David Lee By Doug Ferguson By Mark Long Sunday...

Aussies are strong in the 100-meter backstroke at world championships

KAZAN, Russia - Australia dominated the 100-meter backstroke events at the world swimming championships Tuesday, winning the men's title and going 1-2 in the women's final.

Women set three more records at world swimming championships

KAZAN, Russia - The women are getting it done at the world swimming championships.

Katie Ledecky kicks off run at worlds with a win

KAZAN, Russia - Katie Ledecky stood on the podium, a gold medal slung around her neck. After leaving rivals in her wake in the pool, she was alone smiling on the top spot while the other medalists departed.

Congregation Beth Shalom (MJAA/IAMCS) 10580 Atomic Rd., North Augu...

Congregation Beth Shalom (MJAA/IAMCS) 10580 Atomic Rd., North Augusta, SC 706-796-3797 Donald Lansing, Messianic Rabbi www.congregationbethshalom.org * Erev Shabbat Service * Torah Service * Hebrew Classes * Davidic Dance Classes * Brotherhood Coffee Club

Trendy and calm: Adult coloring books selling like crazy

NEW YORK - Adult coloring books are giving Harper Lee a run for the money on best-seller lists this summer. Dover Publications has sold more than 3 million adult coloring books with titles such as Flower Fashion Fantasies.

Evans family searching for adoptive parents for Chinese orphan

...the United States. It's his chance to find a new family.Beth and Ryan Drafts ? and their two biological sons and three daughters...parents."My heart is to advocate for orphan children," said Beth Drafts. "Children in this program will be hard to place because...

California surfer wins 10K open water world title at Kazan

KAZAN, Russia - After biding his time, Jordan Wilimovsky made a clean break from the collection of thrashing arms and legs. He surged into the lead and was on his way to Rio de Janeiro.

Car cruise-in to return to Edgefield

Among many other things on Beth Padgett's "to-do" list this week is to get out her 1968 yellow and black Corvette convertible and her 1982 white Corvette...

Albert Crook

...Mitch" Crook and was a member of Hephzibah Baptist Church. Wife: Carolyn Stribling Crook; son: Richard Crook and wife, Beth of Lincolnton; sister: Frances Whitworth, and husband, Raymond of Lincolnton; grandchildren: Matthew Crook and Thomas Crook...