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Plan gets Scouts through storm

A severe thunderstorm that swept through Lincoln County early Thursday downed trees and damaged several tents at the Knox Boy Scout Reservation but caused only a few minor injuries.
Metro | Weather
Summer jobs prove tough to find

New York --- When Theodor Gervais was 14, he took a summer job selling cell phone covers in Brooklyn for $100 a month, sitting at a table outside a phone store in what he describes as "somewhat of a bad area."
Big Baby's not so big anymore

INDIANAPOLIS - Glen Davis' nickname doesn't even fit anymore.
College basketball
Inventions born of imagination, teamwork, a little elbow grease

NORTH AUGUSTA - Caitlyn Smoldt, 7, removed the final screw from her 1980s-style telephone, raised its plastic shell and peered inside.
Metro | Savannah River Site
Johnny Manziel acknowledges mistakes, says it's time to grow up

...most recent misstep came last weekend at the Manning Passing Academy. Manziel was one of many college quarterback counselors at the camp for high school prospects run by Archie, Peyton and Eli Manning in Louisiana, but he left before it was over...
Freed slave graveyard has many stories to tell for educator

WESTMINSTER, S.C. -- Pat Pritchard loves a good story, and he has uncovered one in his own backyard that rivals any the Oconee County educator has checked out from the local library or watched on cable. On a tree-covered hill at the Fair Play Wilderness Boys Camp School sits a small, well-preserved cemetery where the bodies of more than 100 freed slaves are buried. "I had heard there was an old cemetery on the property, but it didn't make much of an impression on me until about five years ago," said Pritchard, a counselor at the camp.