Augusta man pleads guilty to attempting to join ISIS

...Agent Gytis Zunde testified Wednesday.For more than a year, Davis has been under investigation after postings on social media sites indicating he had been in contact with members of ISIS, also known as the Islamic State of Iraq, Zunde said.ISIS has inserted...

Rants & Raves

...logical comment or ask for some decency and respect get thumbs down. Not much better than the trash you see on the national Web sites. HOMOSEXUALITY is wrong. Sure, times have changed ? God's word (the Bible) has not. God still loves the gay people...

Park Service now looks at Civil War Reconstruction sites

...adding it also will look at sites that might be associated with...a lot National Park Service sites now that deal with the darker...are now National Park Service sites. But, Sutton said, the National Park Service has no site that focuses on the Reconstruction...

U.S. new home sales jump in April

...building permits.Some gains have come as the real estate sector rebounds from a brutal winter, which shut down construction sites and slowed buyer traffic at open houses. But the increase in sales points to more Americans seeking to buy existing homes...

Hillary returns to SC, site of '08 loss

The last time Hillary Rodman Clinton was in South Carolina, it was 2008 and she was on her way to losing the state's presidential primary to then-Sen. Barack Obama by close to 30 points.

Palace Malice to skip Metropolitan Mile

...in Aiken.Palace Malice will likely return to action in a prep race in early July, according to a statement on Dogwood's Web site. If that goes well, his 5-year-old campaign will continue at the Whitney in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

MCG Foundation's 'gateway' project on 15th Street remains stalled

...Education in 2009, but first needed sole ownership of the bus site for federal funding purposes.Plunkett said that hurdle is nearly...table but said it likely won't begin until the 3.5-acre bus site on Fenwick Street is purchased."All these need to be developed...

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Navy divers to explore sunken Savannah River boat

...being called in to raise the 120-foot-long ship's larger sections and weapons. Navy divers are scheduled to arrive at the site near downtown Savannah about 100 yards from the shore on June 1. The Navy divers assigned to the project are from the same unit...

Bartram Trail trailhead closes for upgrades

...tools and a pump; changing room, bicycle wash station, trail counters and benches along the trail. A privy is already at the site."That's the one people like to use the most," Wahus said of the trailhead. "All of that will be the big package...