Blasting near Grovetown today

The sound of explosions might be heard this afternoon near Grovetown as construction continues on new sewer lines.According to a news release, Tiger Blasting will be working today beginning 12:30 p.m. for the development of a project off Georgia Highway 221.

You Remembered: Residents recall Wrightsboro Road drive-ins

...I still remember the words of the theme song, Thunder Road. We didn't have the money to get in so we improvised. The sound was amazingly good coming from the portable speakers below us.? Dennis Perry I learned to drive on Wrightsboro Road...

Columbia County blasting from site

...County residents hearing a boom Tuesday afternoon in the 4600 block of Columbia Road just past Belair Road are advised the sound came from construction blasting for the site of the Shoal Creek development.According to a statement from Pam Tucker...

Police confirm shooting at Ferguson protest

...Florissant Avenue, the area hit by rioting and looting last year after Brown's killing by a Ferguson police officer. The sound sent demonstrators running for cover.This morning St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar says a man who opened fire...

What Is It?

...the days when you could tell the make of a car just by the sound of the starter. Chryslers were the only brand, I remember...reduction gear starter. Nothing else sounded even close to the sound of a Chrysler product starting. I remember that with...

Aussies are strong in the 100-meter backstroke at world championships

...what you've dreamt of for so many years,'" Larkin said."You can just get caught up in the circus, the lights, the sounds, the atmosphere, and here I sort of just took it in and enjoyed it, rather than thinking, 'Oh my god, this is a...

Travers showdown could be next for Triple Crown winner American Pharoah

...since sweeping the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes, Monmouth Park's Haskell anthem was blasting away over the sound system, and many in the record crowd of 60,983 were singing along: "... tramps like us, baby we were born to run...

Around the block

...m. July 31.Participants will meet in front of the Swamp Shop at 9 p.m. to walk through the swamp listening to the sounds of night animals.The park is located at 1858 Lock and Dam Road.Cost is $5 for members and $10 for nonmembers...

Today's box office pales to 'Gone With the Wind'

...the top ? Gone With the Wind (1939), which sold $1.64 billion in tickets.It is followed by Star Wars (1977), The Sound of Music (1965), E.T. (1982) and Titanic (1997).Next come: The Ten Commandments, Jaws, Dr. Zhivago, The...

Young church members fix houses for annual Salkehatchie camp

...Grace Harrison sat in the swing on the front porch of her Gloverville home Tuesday morning, smiling and listening to the sounds of church bells and power drills.Around her, volunteers from Grace United Methodist Church in North Augusta and Lothair...