COLUMBUS, Ga. — A new Miss Georgia has been crowned in Columbus.
Media outlets report that Patricia Ford, Miss Capital City, won the title Saturday. Ford, a Georgia Tech graduate, performed a Ballet En Pointe routine for her talent. Through the years, she has worked to promote and raise funds for the Children’s Miracle Network hospitals.
OAKMONT, Pa. — All the chaos and confusion couldn't stop Dustin Johnson from proving he had the head to be a U.S. Open champion.
One year after the most devastating of all his close calls in the major, Johnson endured two hours of not knowing the size of his lead while the USGA questioned whether he should be penalized one stroke for his ball moving on the fifth green.
Johnson said it didn't. The USGA said it would wait until after the final round to decide.
A 26-year-old Harlem woman died in a traffic accident Saturday morning in Columbia County.
Linzi Lowe was driving a 2016 Honda Civic east on Wrightsboro Road at Dyches Road around 9 a.m. when she crossed the centerline, striking a westbound vehicle, according to Columbia County sheriff’s deputies and Deputy Coroner Harriett Garrison.
COLUMBIA — Arik Bjorn has been declared the winner of the Democratic primary in South Carolina’s 2nd Congressional District race by 45 votes out of more than 19,000 cast.
The South Carolina Election Commission certified the results Saturday afternoon after a recount mandated by law. The district includes parts of Aiken, Barnwell, Lexington, Orangeburg and Richland counties.