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Teen charged in connection with London train bombing

LONDON - A teenager has been charged with attempted murder and causing an explosion in relation to the bombing of a London Underground train a week ago. Ahmed Hassan, 18, of Sunbury in Surrey, a county south of the capital, will appear at the Westminster Magistrates' Court in central London on Frida

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-09-22 12:38:44

A Day in the Life: No ordinary days for county emergency director

Monday, Sept. 11, was no typical day for Billy Staley as the remnants of Hurricane Irma entered The T&D Region. But when you're the Orangeburg County Emergency Services director, is there really any such thing as a typical day? And as Staley pointed out, it's not just about that day. It's also about

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-23 03:30:00

Qualifying open, dates set for District 26 special election

Qualifying and election dates have been set to fill the unexpired term of former District 26 state Rep. Geoff Duncan. Secretary of State Brian Kemp announced on Wednesday that qualifying for the seat, which represents west and northwest Forsyth, will be held 9 a.m.-5 p.m. this Wednesday and Thursday

FORSYTH COUNTY NEWS - 2017-09-21 00:19:00

Mother of Tucker Hipps asks public to join her in prayer on 3rd anniversary of his death

Subscribed, but don't have a login? On the third anniversary of Tucker Hipps' death, his mother is asking the public to join her and pray for all students affected by hazing on college campuses. In a Facebook post on Tuesday, Cindy Hipps asked community members to meet her at Tucker Hipps' cross on

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2017-09-20 16:29:14

Sanders: Diplomacy, human rights must drive US world affairs

Once and possibly future presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders said Thursday that President Donald Trump accentuates the worst aspects of generations of U.S. foreign policy, arguing that diplomacy and human rights must drive the U.S. approach to the world. The Vermont independent chided Trump o

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 20:07:43

Solicitor releases statement ahead of Townville shooting anniv.

FILE - A memorial grows outside of Townville Elementary. ANDERSON, SC (WSPA) - Tenth circuit Solicitor David Wagner released a statement regarding the upcoming one year anniversary of the shootings at Townville Elementary School. In the statement, he expressed his appreciation for first responders

WSPA.COM - 2017-09-21 19:22:37

Bernie Sanders delivers Westminster lecture on progressive U.S. foreign policy

FULTON - On Latshaw Plaza at Westminster College, just outside the hall where Sen. Bernie Sanders spoke Thursday, three chunks of the Berlin Wall towered next to each other in the art installation "Breakthrough." "If Trump builds his wall, it'll be even higher than this one," said Pack Matthews, a

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 01:30:00

South Carolina has 11 West Nile virus cases

COLUMBIA (AP) - State health officials say there have been 11 cases of people infected with the West Nile virus in South Carolina this year. The Department of Health and Environmental Control said in a news release Wednesday that one person died in Anderson County last month. Human cases were foun

SPARTANBURG HERALD-JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 20:16:03

BorgWarner to add 160 jobs, invest $71.9M at its Seneca plant

SENECA - All-wheel-drive automotive supplier BorgWarner Inc. will invest $71.9 million at its plant in Oconee County, a move that will add 160 new jobs there by year's end. The company's Wednesday announcement marked BorgWarner's fourth - and largest - expansion in Seneca in five years. In 2012, the

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2017-09-20 20:18:11

Greenville County resident among 11 West Nile cases confirmed so far this summer

Eleven cases of West Nile virus in people have been confirmed so far this summer, including in Greenville and Anderson counties, state health officials reported Wednesday. Human cases have also been confirmed in Beaufort, Horry, Richland, Union and York counties, the state Department of Health and E

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2017-09-20 20:16:19

Madison Co. Agricultural Fair runs Tuesday through Saturday, Sept. 26-30

It's fall in Madison County and that means it's time for cotton candy, cattle shows and rides on the midway - in other words, it's time for the annual fair. Madison County's 69th Annual Madison County Agricultural Fair will be held Tuesday, Sept. 26, through Saturday, Sept. 30, at the Comer fairgr

MADISONJOURNALTODAY.COM - 2017-09-21 17:12:56

Person killed in tractor accident, coroner says

WYFF NEWS 4SOURCE: WYFF NEWS 4 Updated: 6:36 PM EDT Sep 21, 2017 A person died Thursday after being run over by a tractor in Anderson County, the county coroner said. The coroner's office said it is responding after a person was apparently ejected off of a farm tractor and was pinned underneath it

WYFF4.COM - 2017-09-21 22:36:00

Incident during movie leads to attack

A woman said she was attacked after she told two women to "shut up" when they were talking during a movie. The woman told a deputy with the Banks County Sheriff's Office that she told the two women to "shut up" at a cinema at Banks Crossing. She said that after the movie, when she went to the bat

BANKSNEWSTODAY.COM - 2017-09-20 13:56:44

Charity motorcycle ride, Savage Race, Southern Gospel on tap in Paulding

The 14th Annual Lamar Hunton Motorcycle Ride and inaugural Jeep Show and Shine is set for Saturday, Sept. 23. Special Photo The Nelons have been singing hit songs and bridging the traditional sounds of Gospel music with contemporary influences that inspires listeners of all ages for decades. Special

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 12:26:00

Teacher of the year finalists announced

COVINGTON, Ga. - The Newton County School System (NCSS) and the Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce are pleased to announce the top three finalists for Newton County's 2017 Teacher of the Year award. After reading essays submitted by each of the school system's 23 Teachers of the Year, a pa

COVINGTON NEWS - 2017-09-21 23:20:00

Douglas Chamber honors young professionals advancing themselves, community

The Douglas Chamber of Commerce recently recognized 10 people under age 40 who are working to advance themselves and the county. The chamber's Young Professionals Connection program recently announced its annual Top 10 Young Professionals, which is an annual recognition of young professionals in Dou

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 10:38:00

Fair helps give small businesses tools to succeed

A newcomer to Hall County, Joanne Ramsaroop is more than just trying to familiarize herself with the community. The Bank of America mortgage officer is trying to learn about her potential customer base and the housing market. That's why Thursday's Small Business Resource Fair, a first-time event hos

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-09-21 18:35:00

Trump nominates 4 for TVA board

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - President Donald Trump will nominate people from four states to serve on the nine-member board of directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority, the White House said Thursday. Trump will name Kenneth E. Allen of Kentucky and James R. Thompson III of Alabama for terms that expir

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 19:33:50

Georgia Is Becoming A Global Destination For Jobs

The Georgia Department of Economic Development's (GDEcD) Global Commerce Division helped create a total of 30,309 new jobs during FY 17, generating a record-breaking $6.33 billion in investments. This growth is a result of the expansion or relocation of 377 companies covering every region of the sta

GPB - 2017-09-20 17:49:40

Ranch brings hope through equine therapy

At 12 years old, Melanie Watt was grooming her horse Princess when something dawned on her: Princess couldn't talk, but could understand what Watt was feeling. "That's when the Lord said he wanted me to build a ranch for hurting children," said Watt, founder and CEO of Hope Remains Ranch in Wellfor

SPARTANBURG HERALD-JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 20:09:08