Three kitchen appliances were stolen during a burglary at an Evans home Friday night.
Deputies came to the home near Evans Town Center Boulevard on Saturday afternoon. The complainant said the burglar had broken open a garage door and then kicked in a door, a police report states. A stainless steel stove, a microwave and a refrigerator were taken.
Deputies tried to collect prints at the scene but found none of value. No suspect description was available.
AIKEN — Dr. Sean Alford takes the reins as superintendent of Aiken County schools Aug. 1. Recently, he sat down with The Augusta Chronicle to talk about his career path, what he defines excellence to be and what the successful application of his core themes for the district might look like.
The son of a minister, Alford spent his formative years in Connecticut and south Florida and came to South Carolina to attend The Citadel. He taught and coached in Wisconsin before making his way back to South Carolina. He and his wife, Stephanie, have six children.
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — For all the debate over whether the British Open should have started Saturday, Dustin Johnson only cared about the finish.
A second round that lasted nearly 39 hours because of rain one day and a raging wind the next finally ended with Johnson driving the 18th green and taking two putts from 150 feet for birdie and 3-under-par 69.
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — Tiger Woods at least enjoyed that familiar walk over the Swilcan Bridge and up the 18th fairway Saturday at St. Andrews, the gray old town in the background and a crowd six deep lining the road and watching from windows. Not so familiar was his score.
He hasn’t had 7-over-par next to his name at St. Andrews since he was a 19-year-old amateur, and that was the final round. This was only the second round, and he was headed home early for the third time in the past four majors.
SYCAMORE, Ga. — Authorities say a man who attempted to rob a southwest Georgia gas station with a gun is hospitalized after a customer shot him twice.
WALB-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1StIKvt ) Don Rogers was breaking a $20 bill at the Turner County gas station Friday when he saw someone holding the clerk at gunpoint while demanding money. Rogers says he pulled his own gun and fired three shots when the robber turned toward him.