| Mar 31, 2015
| 6:59 PM
The Irvine Unified School District will break ground at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday on Beacon Park School, the district's 26th elementary school.
The school, at 200 Cultivate, is expected to open in August 2016. It is enrolling students from the master-...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 4:26 PM
I was petrified.
It was 1992, and around me were, seasoned reporters peppering South Carolina football coach Sparky Woods with pointed questions. I stood silent, too timid to speak.
Earlier this month, I returned to where I cut my teeth as a budding...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 9:21 AM
They traded their bikinis and flip-flops for hammers and hard hats. And instead of riding jet skis or dozing on the sand in the sun, they spent the morning clambering up onto rooftops to lay yard upon yard of starter shingles.
"Most kids do want to break...
| Mar 21, 2015
| 4:14 AM
Eight groups of high school musicians from across the Southeast are coming to South Carolina for a day of intensive musical training and competition.
University of South Carolina says Saturday's event involves groups of high school chamber music...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 5:20 AM
After he had battled lower back pain for three months with hot showers, analgesic heat rubs and heating pads, it finally happened. Chris Roth awoke one morning barely able to move.
This was a huge problem for Roth. As owner of Steel City Ballroom in a...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 12:20 PM
WASHINGTON The secret Facebook page where members of Kappa Delta Rho at Penn State University allegedly posted and commented on pictures of naked, unconscious women is just the latest in a spate of publicized incidents that have cast a shadow over...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 8:25 AM
Consider it an homage to Honest Abe. And American composers.
The DuPage Symphony Orchestra will perform its "Land of Lincoln" concert 8 p.m. March 14 at Wentz Concert Hall at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave., on the North Central College...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 1:43 PM
For the first time since 2009, Palm Beach County didn't capture a state softball championship, but there is reason for optimism this year.
Grandview Prep (2A) was the lone Palm Beach County team to reach the state semifinals last season before falling...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 3:58 PM
A blue line, 10 inches wide, awaited North Carolina basketball players at the arena's entrance each day before practice.
They knew it as the spot where competition began. It was to be crossed only after both shoes were tied, practice jerseys were...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 4:23 PM
A professor who taught anatomy and physiology and was highly regarded by both his students and fellow faculty members was shot and killed by his ex-wife in an apparent murder-suicide at the University of South Carolina, a coroner said Friday.
| Feb 5, 2015
| 3:39 PM
An apparent murder-suicide left two people dead at the University of South Carolina campus on Thursday, according to local police.
Thom Berry, spokesman for South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, said the incident lasted only a few minutes and was...