Average US vehicle age hits record 11.5 years

...good reliability can go for 200,000 miles or more, which can easily last a decade for some motorists, says Doug Love, a spokesman for Consumer Reports.The magazine doesn't recommend driving older cars without two key safety features introduced more...

Marine Corps adjusts security at facilities including two Augusta locations after Chattanooga shootings

...at some military recruiting centers in the Augusta area and others closed or took additional safety precautions. Military spokesmen declined to discuss specifics of security measures."In light of this tragedy, we have reviewed and made necessary adjustments...

Federal officials fault company in fatal crash of commercial spacecraft

...have more time to become familiar with the training and operational controls that they're charged with inspecting. An FAA spokesman said the agency takes the findings and recommendations seriously and will respond in more detail within 90 days.NTSB Chairman...

Organizers believe 2016 Olympics will show better side of Brazil

...nation to send a team to next year's games in Rio de Janeiro.The full IOC will vote on the recommendation on Sunday, IOC spokesman Mark Adams said.South Sudan, which split from Sudan and became independent in 2011, has been torn by civil war for the...

National Wildlife Federation starts process to sue federal agency over pipeline plans

...declined to comment Tuesday on the National Wildlife Federation's action, saying it does not directly involve the company. Spokesman Michael Barnes said that Enbridge has detailed emergency response plans in place, which have been submitted to federal officials...

Dream send De Souza to Sky as part of 3-team deal

...proof of insurance and failure to yield. He was released after posting bail at 6:25 a.m. the same morning.An Ole Miss spokesman said Monday that the school is "aware of the situation" and gathering more information. VIRGINIA: Memphis leading scorer...

Georgia debates Confederate carving set in stone and state law

...opposed.House Speaker David Ralston's spokesman said he has not mentioned the topic...comment to Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle's spokesman and President Pro Tempore state Sen. David Shafer were not returned. Deal's spokesman Brian Robinson said Deal hadn't looked...

Across the region

...group also will ask for more review time. The center is suing the authority to stop the terminal's construction.A Corps spokesman says the comment period has already been doubled from its usual 15 days.The authority wants to build a new terminal to replace...

Cardinals rookie Damond Powell Jr. shot outside his Ohio home

...Powell's family."We have been in communication with his family to offer whatever support and resources we can provide," team spokesman Mark Dalton said in an e-mail. "We will continue to monitor and provide updates as appropriate." VIKINGS: Adrian Peterson...

Water main break sends BOE employees home

Richmond County Board of Education employees have been sent home for the day after a water main break.Board of Education spokesman Israel Butler said the water main break occurred in the basement.