Make 'One New Augusta'

...delegation met with members of the Richmond County Board of Education and received information and updates regarding funding cuts, needs, achievements, building construction and general operations.I hope the delegation will continue to schedule meetings...

OPEC keeps oil output on hold despite low prices

...traditionally has relied on output cuts to regulate supply and prices...oversupply, a reduction would only cut into OPEC's share of the market...facing two unpalatable choices: Cut their production from 30 million...overproduction by some members would have cut into the effectiveness of any...

Diplomats make trade deal to cut red tape, poverty

GENEVA - After years of talking, the World Trade Organization pulled off a major deal that the body said could boost global commerce by $1 trillion annually.

2 Lincoln County deputies injured breaking up fight at party at American Legion building

...at an American Legion building in Lincolnton around 1 a.m. Lincoln County Sheriff Bruce Beggs said Deputy Brandon Reed was cut on his forehead after being hit with a glass bottle. Deputy Missey Goldman was kicked in the head.Both officers were taken...

Jordan Spieth leads in Australia

...was in 82nd place and will need a good round today to make the cut."I made the worst of my worst shots and didn't convert...estimated by local media to be about 70 percent completed, is being cut out of a nature reserve in western Rio near the main cluster...

Top-ranked South Carolina routs Wisconsin in Bahamas

...nine-point lead. Kyley Simmons' 3-pointer with 9:45 left extended the advantage to 57-45 before Kentucky (4-1) rallied to cut it to 66-63 with 2:15 left.Simmons hit nine of 10 free throws over the rest of the game to seal the victory. The Illini...

South Carolina's win over Clemson in 1984 was one of the classics in the series

...quarterback Mike Eppley for a safety in the third quarter, and Hagler connected on a 41-yard field goal in the fourth quarter to cut Clemson's lead to 21-15.South Carolina's offense had been explosive for much of the season, with quarterback Mike Hold...

Sid Mullis: Rosemary plants bring holiday scents to the home

...them in the refrigerator until you can plant them.This is the only time of the year I put a bag on my lawn mower. Why? I cut up and catch the leaves so I can put them in my vegetable garden where they can decompose and enrich the soil. Do this to your...

Lackluster consumer, business spending may slow US growth in final months of 2014

...percent of the economy.Businesses also cut back on orders for industrial machinery...as well as fewer government spending cuts and tax increases, will boost growth to...The increase likely reflects seasonal job cuts at businesses affected by cold weather...

US consumer spending up 0.2 percent in October

...from 7.2 percent just one year ago.On top of an improving job picture, the adverse impact of earlier government spending cuts and tax hikes will ease following five straight years of sub-par growth.The Federal Reserve last month recognized signs of...