Brittany Lincicome's lead down to one in Wegman's LPGA Championship

...with a three-stroke advantage over Inbee Park and Lexi Thompson and shot 1-under-par 71 to finish at 10-under 206 at Monroe Golf Club.With one round left, Lincicome is a shot ahead of Park and Suzann Pettersen. Pettersen had 67 and Park shot 69...

Pepperdine junior ousts accomplished amateur to reach U.S. Amateur semifinals

...opened a three-stroke lead in the wind-swept Wegman's LPGA Championship.Lincicome shot 68 to reach 9-under 135 at Monroe Golf Club.Lexi Thompson, tied for the first-round lead with Meena Lee, dropped into a tie for second with defending champion...

Top-ranked amateur Ollie Schniederjans bounced in round of 16 at U.S. Amateur

...Thompson, the Kraft Nabisco winner in April for her first major title, and Lee each made eight birdies and a pair of bogeys at Monroe Golf Club to finish a stroke ahead of ahead of Brittany Lincicome, Lisa McCloskey and Jennifer Kirby.Top-ranked Stacy Lewis...

Georgia drafts plan for deer management

...this week to seek comments. Written or e-mailed comments can be accepted through Sept. 5.The meetings will be held in Monroe and Hazlehurst on Monday; Canton and Leesburg on Tuesday; Forsyth and Douglasville on Wednesday; and in Cleveland and Brunswick...

Sara Ashley Sparks - James Daniel Dowdy

...Mr. Gil Pound of Sparta, GA., and Mr. Ross Everett, of Buford, GA., all friends of the groom. The couple will honeymoon in Jamaica and reside in Monroe, GA. Dowdy - Sparks Mrs. James Daniel Dowdy

Mary Bledsoe

RIDGE SPRING, S.C. - Mrs. Mary Johnson Bledsoe, 84, of Old Plank Road, wife of the late Monroe Bledsoe, died Saturday August 9, 2014 at her residence. As per Mrs. Bledsoe's wishes there will be no services. Edgefield...

Runoffs set fields for November elections

...against real estate agent Amy Tavio of Richmond Hill.10TH DISTRICT: Minister and conservative talk radio host Jody Hice of Monroe beat trucking company owner Mike Collins with about 54 percent of the vote in the GOP runoff. Hice is seeking to replace Broun...

Election Updates

...host Jody Hice has won the nomination of Republicans trying to choose a successor to GOP Rep. Paul Broun of Athens.Hice of Monroe defeated Mike Collins of Jackson in a primary runoff election Tuesday in east Georgia's 10th Congressional District. Broun...

Escapee captured by Georgia hunters

FORSYTH, Ga. - Authorities in Monroe County say an escaped inmate was captured after a group of hunters...Macon reports Kelly escaped Wednesday while on work detail. The Monroe County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that the hunters...

Start lowering debt now

...or it will never start to be paid off! Our children and grandchildren learn from us! Our generation must start this process in order to be able to teach our next generations what must be done!Timothy Monroe BledsoeNorth Augusta, S.C.