Reforms show results, juvenile justice officials say

...from costly, far-off state facilities to programs in their hometowns where most sleep each night in their own homes. It costs...also adopted a new policy to place foster children in their hometowns wherever possible to maximize constancy, said Bobby Cagle...

Gurley falsely accused of bar punch

...that the UGA student had been trying to take selfies with his cellphone as Gurley was in the background with friends from his hometown, according to police.Although Gurley said he did not see the student get punched, he did see some "other guys" pushing...

Judson Bennett Sr.

...supported the Marine Corps troops in Saipan, Leyte, and Okinawa from 1943 until the war ended in 1945. He returned to his hometown of Olar in 1946, where he met and married his beloved Cecille. He was a loving father and active member of the community...

Athletes give back to hometowns

...their respective sports but share a common commitment to their hometowns. Chavous, a second-year cornerback with the Arizona Cardinals...to provide lessons in life and football to the youth of his hometown. After two years as a linebacker for the Cincinnati Bengals...

Other sports
41-year-old murder case of 24-year-old Paine College professor still unsolved

...sometime around June 15. Greggs was a 24-year-old Paine College professor who was planning to leave Augusta to return to her hometown in Calhoun County when she was killed.A 2000 newspaper article said only a coroner's inquest was one of the few remaining...

FEMA Head: Securing hometown helps secure homeland

...for disasters that might strike their hometowns, the head of the Federal Emergency Management...we really do this job of securing the hometown, we secure the homeland," he said...millions of visitors who are not in their hometowns when disaster threatens, Brown said...

Sonic Spotlight: Scott Corliss

AGE: 44 HOMETOWNS: Portland, Ore., Lawrenceville, Ga. and Baltimore; moved to Augusta in 1999. OCCUPATION: IT Support, Fort Gordon PLAYS...

2003 Shrine Bowl Rosters

...The game will be played Dec. 20 in Rock Hill (players, positions, schools and hometowns). When there is no hometown listed, the school and the hometown are the same. South Carolina Shrine Bowl Roster Ivan Anderson, OL, Spartanburg...

High school
Profess your love of home

...you noticed the brief item in USA Today last week, but the national newspaper is working on a feature about why we love our hometowns. I take it they're going to use this in conjunction with Valentine's Day. Here's what they say they want: "You tell...

Bill Kirby
Florida drops its charges against Columbia County murder suspect

...turning on the sprinklers when Robinson killed DaVitte, injured his wife and stole their vehicle, police said. He fled to his hometown of Jacksonville in the couple's vehicle and led the Florida Highway Patrol on a chase with speeds topping 100 mph.The office...