Actress Betty Lynn transforms from Mount Airy local to Mayberry legend

...actress Betty Lynn first moved to Andy Griffith's quaint hometown and inspiration for his famous TV show, she couldn't go to...away on appearances.Lynn said she considered moving to her hometown, Kansas City, Mo., but didn't want to deal with the weather...

Braves' Bird has stuff for majors despite little attention in trade

...The assignment also offers a unique story. Bird is from Jackson, Miss., and the promotion allows him to pitch for the hometown Braves affiliate. Mississippi's ballpark is only seven miles from the high school where he was discovered. STRONG DEBUTS...

Augusta's Unitarian Universalist church seeking Green Sanctuary certification

...of In tuition & Logic, will discuss their bioengineering work in China and the wetlands.Active in the UU church in their hometown in Florida, the partners will discuss how their values affect their business.At 12:30 p.m. Aug. 9, there will be...

Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton has a fresh outlook on life

...football tournaments and has been photographed at bars and restaurants mingling with the general public in Charlotte and his hometown of Atlanta.One of the reasons Newton has been more active this off-season is because he's healthy. He couldn't do...

Augusta battalion chief celebrates 40 years with fire department

...the ranks to battalion chief.Although he had job opportunities to go elsewhere, the Augusta native elected to stay in his hometown."Quite simply, I enjoy my job," said McFeely, who works at Fire Station 8 on Highland Avenue. "I love what it means...

California surfer wins 10K open water world title at Kazan

...becoming one of 10 men to qualify for next year's Olympics."It was super cool," said Wilim ov sky, a surfer in his hometown of Malibu, Calif., who started swimming at age of 10 in an effort to become a junior beach lifeguard.He powered from the...

Michaux: Steve Spurrier should worry about his own team, not his 'enemies'

...discontent was "enemy" columnist Mark Bradley for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, who had the audacity of being quoted in the hometown Columbia newspaper when asked his opinion of the Gamecocks' prognosis in 2015."I think they are a program on the descent...

'American Sniper's brother to be honored at the Brickyard

...Oscar-nominated movie."It's a huge honor for me to able to continue on with something my brother started," Kyle said.HOMETOWN HERO: Jeff Gordon was back home Thursday in small-town Indiana.His parents, some of his longtime friends and even some...

Jason Day rallies to win Canadian Open

...gave it my all. I didn't quite have my best game," said Hearn, from Brant ford ? also hockey great Wayne Gretzky's hometown."I'm real proud of the way I played and I'm really proud to be Canadian today. It was a pretty special day with all...

Hometown slugger Todd Frazier wins home run derby

CINCINNATI - Todd Frazier waited until the very last swing - three times, no less - to win the All-Star Home Run Derby in his home ballpark. Pressure? Sure didn't show it.