Telemedicine boon to rural Hancock

...no coverage,'' said Sam Stephenson of the Georgia Partnership for TeleHealth. "We've made each ambulance its own hot spot. It will pull every available signal in the area,'' he said.Kemberly Smith wound up her "visit" with the patient...

2015 Chevrolet Suburban is expansive -- and expensive

...ports and a rear entertainment center with two sizable screens.In addition, Chevrolet's big SUV can become a Wi-Fi hot spot (data usage rates apply).Starting price for the 2015 Suburban increased ? to more than $50,000 for the first time...

Speeding citations up in Richmond County; fatalities down

...traffic fatalities in 2012, with 42.Since then, the department has used a data-driven approach to find speeding hot spots, Whitehead said. The effort was aided this year by the use of message boards equipped with radar to collect the speeds...

Fire destroys Aiken apartment building

...were displaced.It took until 2:30 a.m. to get the fire under control and then several more hours to extinguish hot spots.A cause has not been determined, but investigators have not ruled out weather. Mahoney said a storm blew through the...

Huge fire destroys Ga. warehouses

...will have to bring in heavy equipment to peel back the collapsed warehouse and outer layers of wood pellets to get at the hot spots that are likely burning within, he said."It's going to be a slow progress,'' he said.Fairfield said the city...

Aiken man wins $200,000 in lottery

...into work.The man, who was not identified by the South Carolina Lottery, was on his way to work when he stopped at Hot Spot in New Ellenton for coffee and to buy a lottery ticket. After parking at work, he took a minute to scratch-off the...

GMC HD diesel pickups aren't for weekend weeders

...leather-trimmed seats, standard four-wheel drive, technology that reads text messages to you and turns the truck into a Wi-Fi hot spot, the 2015 Sierra is a modern workman's command center and reliable jack-of-all-trades.How reliable? The 2500HD...

Dine & Dish: Sole Augusta is newest sushi hot spot

While Sole Augusta's Monday night sushi deal has already caught on along with BOGO sushi on Wednesday nights, it's not just Japanese-inspired dining either.

Pair escapes, pet dog dies in Martinez house fire

...the two-bedroom brick ranch structure was a near total loss.While firefighters cleaned up and poured water on a few hot spots, Greg Baker watched from across the street, cradling a small bundle in his arms ? the body of a Yorkshire terrier named...

Rants & Raves

...President Obama thankfully did the draw-downs and training of the foreign soldiers so that we can withdraw out of these hot spots outside the U.S. SOCIAL SECURITY IS in trouble because of abortions and one-third of abortions are to blacks? Who...