Jackson matches par, takes Men's North and South title

PINEHURST, N.C. -- Tim Jackson made quite a first impression this week at the 98th North and South Men's Amateur championship. Jackson, a 39-year-old tax accountant who doesn't pick up a club each year until April 16...

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The Way We Were: High water

...simply too much water, and it not only overwhelmed the levee, but it also got inside it, breaching the barrier north and south of town. In effect, the barrier built to keep water out was now turning downtown into a big retention pond, and...

US Attorney General expects more arrests in FIFA probe

...voting for South Africa as 2010 World Cup host, and bribery in broadcasting rights for continental championships in North and South America.Lynch's warning that "entities" could be indicted prompted one question about whether the Miami-based...

Military spends $2 billion in Carolinas; War could bring more

...more than $2 billion on work contracts performed in North and South Carolina in 2002, a number that should go even higher...states by Carolinas companies. Some of the work goes to North and South Carolina convicts, who handled $8.6 million worth...

Olympics notebook

...didgeridoo and finally brokered a historic agreement between North and South Korea. Under a deal announced Sunday night, athletes from North and South Korea will for the first time march as a single delegation...

Five area players named to Shrine Bowl

...list of five area players named to the 1996 Shrine Bowl team. The Shrine Bowl game between prep All-Stars from North and South Carolina will take place Dec. 21 at Charlotte's Memorial Stadium. Reynolds, who has over 130 tackles this season...

One hour of watering allowed for Richmond

...allowing one hour of outdoor watering every other day, on an odd-even system. Residents throughout Augusta -- north and south of Gordon Highway -- may choose the hour, and officials hope too many won't choose the same ones. If they do...

New civil war museum opens in Pennsylvania

...screens and you make the acquaintance of nine people from North and South - slave and free, male and female, rich and poor...can listen to a selection of popular songs from North and South while they look over a display of authentic army band...

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Small banks grow in giants' shadows

...potential customers. "I can't see any end to this. More and more people are moving into Charlotte and they are moving north and south of the city," he said. NationsBank, with $220 billion in assets, and First Union, with $140 billion, bought...

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Carolyn W. Baxley (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

...daughter of Joseph Carroll Whitaker, Sr. and Beulah Clara Hancock Whitaker. She was educated in the public schools of North and South Carolina; graduating from Shelby, NC High School in 1936. She earned a B.S. Degree in Home Economics from Winthrop...