District 122 special election set for Nov. 3

...a position with Southern Strategy Group, a Columbia-based lobbying group with offices in Florida, Louisiana, Ala bama, Ken tucky, North Caro lina and At lanta.Should no candidate receive more than 50 percent of the vote in the special election...

Georgia factory activity slowing

...slowing economy, the report suggests that weakness might not be isolated to Asia or Wall Street.The Econometric Center at Ken nesaw State University compiles the index by surveying managers at plants across the state. Their reports of new orders, production...

Aiken County school bus windows hit by rock, pellet gun

...Graniteville heading toward Leavelle McCampbell Middle School to pick up students.Twenty deputies responded to the incident, Ai ken County public school spokeswoman Merry Glenne Pic colino said. School and district administrators were also on the scene.About...

Fishing Tournaments

...pounds.Carolina Bass ClubAugust resultsChip Reames reportingRobin Whisenant, 13.21 pounds. Tony Smith, 11.63 pounds. Ken Redd, 8.55 pounds. Big fish: Whisenant, 4.57 pounds.Evans BassmastersAug. 29 resultsBob Wynn reportingMatt Davis...

Biden testing political waters in Florida

Vice President Joe Biden came to Florida to lend a hand to Senate Democrats and the administration's education agenda Wednesday on a trip watched for any hint that he'll seek the presidency.

US markets rebound a day after plunge

NEW YORK - U.S. stocks rebounded Wednesday, recovering a significant portion of their losses from the day earlier. Investors remain on edge after the latest market plunge, which was triggered by more signs of slowing growth in China.

Stocks edge higher as European Central Bank says it's ready to provide more support if needed

NEW YORK - U.S. stocks moved slightly higher Thursday as markets calmed after a recent bout of turmoil. Investors were encouraged by comments from European Central Bank policymakers.

General Mills sets ambitious goal for greenhouse gas cuts

...its greenhouse gas emissions 28 percent by 2025 ? not just within its own operations but from farm to fork to landfill.CEO Ken Powell, in outlining the plan ahead of the official announcement today, said General Mills is compelled to act because climate...

Comcast teeing up new services targeted at millennials

...offerings to appeal to millennials. They hope to capture what makes digital companies successful with younger viewers, says Ken Doctor, a media analyst."They want to import some of the digital DNA," he says.Cablevision, a New York-area cable...

Johnny Manziel won't need elbow surgery

...It's not a signing," Carroll said. TENNESSEE: Nose tackle Sammie Hill has a new injury in the same right knee, and coach Ken Whisenhunt says the Titans are talking to doctors trying to decide if the lineman will need surgery to repair his knee. OBIT...