News archive from 6 May 2014

Lincoln County man conquers Mount Everest

LINCOLNTON North Lincoln High School graduate Dustin Mitchell has climbed towering mountains on nearly every continent, but his voyage over the past three months to the summit of Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain, most stands out in his...

 

Gosselin: I don't see how Johnny Manziel drops out of first round

SportsDay columnist Rick Gosselin hosted a chat Monday to talk all thing sports. Here are some of the highlights: Question: Was surprised to see Charley Casserly didn't have Johnny Manziel going in the first round. Have you heard that scenario more...

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White House climate assessment puts South Florida. at high risk

South Florida is getting hotter, stormier and saltier under a new assessment of climate change being released Tuesday by the White House. The National Climate Assessment, which was overseen by a committee of 60 scientists, carves the nation into 11...

 

Former FSU star Lamarcus Joyner's story is one of survival

Former Southwest High defensive coordinator Cory Johnson hasn't forgotten the scene he encountered the first time he took Lamarcus Joyner home after a track meet. As soon as Johnson's car pulled into the Victory Homes projects in Liberty City, he saw...

 

Rays minor leaguer gets 50-game drug suspension

NEW YORK -- Tampa Bay Rays minor league pitcher Steve Geltz has been suspended 50 games after a second positive drug test. The commissioner's office issued the penalty Monday. Geltz was pitching for Triple-A Durham. The 26-year-old right-hander made...

 

Feds file sex harassment suit against Hawaii

HONOLULU -- The federal government is suing Hawaii and its Department of Transportation's airports division, alleging the sexual harassment of a former airport K-9 handler. The lawsuit filed Monday says the woman was sexually harassed by a co-worker...

 

Big Island company wants to release grouper fish

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii -- A Big Island aquaculture company wants to release in Hawaii waters giant grouper that it bred from fish acquired in Taiwan, but state Department of Agriculture rules prohibit the release of imported fish. The giant grouper,...

 

2 men charged with hacking Navy, other outlets

TULSA, Okla. -- Federal prosecutors in Tulsa say two men are charged with conspiring to hack into computer systems of the Navy and more than 30 other government, business and university sites. United States Attorney Danny C. Williams Sr. said Monday...

 

NFL draft: Selecting an offensive tackle could have Carolina Panthers' offense cookin'

Drafting an offensive tackle in the first round Thursday won't be the sexy pick for the Carolina Panthers. But it will be the right one. I know everyone wants Cam Newton to have an exciting rookie to throw the ball to, and I agree with that...

 
NFL draft: A wide receiver would thrill Carolina Panthers fans, especially on draft day

NFL draft: A wide receiver would thrill Carolina Panthers fans, especially on draft day

The Carolina Panthers are deeper at wide receiver than most believe. Tavarres King or Marvin McNutt, who already are on the roster, could start this season. They aren't well known. That doesn't mean they can't play. But they aren't candidates to be a...

 

Deputies arrest suspects following property thefts

Authorities on Thursday charged a man with first-degree theft of property in connection with the removal of property from a residence in Alexandria. On April 17, deputies filed a report involving the theft of a cargo trailer, stolen from a residence...

 

Anniston man victim of phone scam

A 74-year-old Anniston man was the victim of a $1,470 phone scam last week after receiving a call from someone who identified himself as an employee of the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office, according to Sheriff Larry Amerson. The caller claimed that a...

 
Big Ten vs. Big East challenge: 'No matchup is out; no matchup is in'

Big Ten vs. Big East challenge: 'No matchup is out; no matchup is in'

NEW YORK - Thirty-five years ago, Dave Gavitt was the driving force behind an idea that would change college basketball forever. Today, the Big East — the conference he led to such success — and the Big Ten announced a series that they hope will get...

 
Mother, child killed after car struck by train

Mother, child killed after car struck by train

slideshow A child and his mother were killed this morning when their car was struck by a train at an Oxford crossing. Seven-year-old Nytavioun Powell and his mother, Temeshica Chatman, 35, of Oxford were crossing the railroad tracks on Coleman Road...

 

Encana reaches $5 million settlement with Michigan

LANSING, MICH. - An energy company has agreed to pay $5 million to Michigan to resolve charges of bid-rigging in public auctions for oil and gas leases. Encana Corp. subsidiary Encana Oil and Gas USA settled with Attorney General Bill Schuette on...

 

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