Leukemia diagnosis floored me only temporarily

...what had just been done to me? It didn't sound right, but my head was a bit foggy.I scanned the paperwork in my hand. No, not...my mind straight about what I had been through that week; my head was all a jumble."That's normal," she said. "We call...

Martinez-Evans team alive in state championship chase

...to West Point 1-0. With the three teams splitting, it came down to a runs-allowed ratio which MELL won. With head-to-head the next determining factor among the other two teams, West Point was the odd man out, leaving MELL and Hart County...

Blackston, Rangos win at Pine Ridge

...school golf at North Augusta with PGA Tour winner Scott Brown, closed with 2-over-par 74. Kaltz, the son of Pine Ridge head pro Kurt Kaltz, opened with 78 but had a final-round 72, which included 4-under-par 32 on the front nine before fading...

Columbia mayor's lawyer: Florida trip was personal

...e-mail talks about meeting with the mayor's economic development team, the chief of the city's Housing Authority and the head of the city's grant program.Zahn does address Benjamin directly at the end of the note, writing that it was "an honor to...

Railroad industry fights to shape safety rules

...000 tank cars to make them tougher, said Bob Dinneen, the head of the Renewable Fuels Association.From 2006 to 2012, there...The government may try to do just that.Edward Hamberger, head of the Association of American Railroads, said he is dismayed...

Plant Vogtle expansion workforce continues to grow

...reached 300 feet tall. The Unit 4 tower is more than 50 feet tall.In May, the 1.8 million-pound containment vessel bottom head for Unit 4 was lifted into place."There has been a lot of stuff below ground, but we're really seeing things take shape...

Show lures in fishemen in Indiana

...gunsmith Riley Haskell in the 1860s. The asking price: $19,000.WHALE DETECTIVE: A pilot whale that washed up on Hilton Head Island, S.C., Thursday made national news, but the story also has a local connection.Augusta resident Eliza Nixon, a...

Area announcements

...basketball coaches clinic at Warren Baptist Church on Tuesday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Guest speaker will be South Carolina head coach Frank Martin. The $25 registration fee includes lunch and one clinic notebook per coach. To register, go to www.active...

World Cup title might change Germans' view of coach Joachim Loew

...over after the 2006 World Cup. He was widely credited for being the mastermind behind the tactics of Klinsmann's team.As head coach, Loew continued to rely on a crop of young players coming out of Germany's youth academies, showing no reluctance to...

MELL successfully defends state title

...Jose Nogueras provided the big hit of the inning with a ground-rule double over the left field fence that drove in two.The team will next head to Safety Harbor, Fla. in defense of its 2013 Southeast Regional title beginning August 2.