Across the region

...Labor employee accused of soliciting bribes from a contractor.The attorney general's office announced Tuesday that Peter Brown was indicted on one count of bribery. Authorities say he solicited $4,000 from a contractor he supervised in exchange...

Scrap bowls and put in playoffs

...which two teams that play for the national championship are picked by computers, sportswriters and coaches," said Peter Brown of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute. It's blindingly obvious. Every other level of college football does...

Across South Carolina

...Court in Columbia by New York-based Lambda Legal claims that Foot Locker did not follow its anti-harassment policy. Peter Brown, a spokesman for Foot Locker, would not comment specifically on the lawsuit but said the company has a policy against...

NAACP chastised for lack of help

...stepped up to the plate were his church (Antioch Baptist Church,) Pastor Larry Fryer (New Hope Community Center) and Peter Brown (Peddlers). These brothers, like myself, do what is right and immediate, and do not fool around to see how someone...

Opinion columns
'Da Vinci Code' best seller gets first challenge

...including "The Da Vinci Legacy," which deals with a church secret involving the illegitimate offspring of St. Peter. Brown said he has not read any of Perdue's books. Brown's protagonist, who made his debut in a previous novel, is...

Scientists launch airborne mission to study Leonid meteor shower

...TV signals to military intelligence. "There has not been a meteor storm since the onset of the space age," said Peter Brown, an astrophysicist who will help monitor the shower. "All the data we collect will be used to protect satellites...

XXX Technology
Scientists find prehistoric dwarf human skeleton

...the first time that the evolution of dwarfism has been recorded in a human relative, said the study's lead author, Peter Brown of the University of New England in Australia. Scientists are still struggling to identify it's jumbled features...

Life & style
Near-perfect drive for winning Porsche at Rolex 24

...fingernails. They were just unlucky." Another GT Porsche, this one shared by NASCAR star Kyle Petty, Leo Hindery, Peter Brown and Marc Lieb of Germany, was sixth, followed by the GTS-winning Corvette of Charles and Rob Morgan, Lance Norick...

Business briefs

...Entertainment filed its 2002 proxy listing compensation for executives this week. In the filing, AMC said chairman Peter Brown's salary has been raised 23 percent to $625,000, while his bonus increased 50.1 percent to $683,550. Philip...

Saving Greg: The surgery

...Greg lies on his left side, his shaved head clamped tightly in place. Dr. Lee and pediatric neurosurgery resident Peter Brown carefully cut from just behind the right ear, up across the right side of the head, creating a circle that outlines...

Life & style