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Poster contest targets tornado safety
January 5, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Poster contest targets tornado safety

For the 25th consecutive year, Oconee County students in first through sixth grades will have an opportunity to combine their artistic talent with tornado safety through the Tornado Safety Poster Contest.

Three arrested in separate domestic violence cases
January 5, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Three arrested in separate domestic violence cases

Oconee County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 43-year-old Seneca man on New Year’s Eve for allegedly beating and threatening his girlfriend.

Troy Glaus and Braves finalize $1.75 million deal
January 5, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Troy Glaus and Braves finalize $1.75 million deal

Now that his shoulder is finally healthy, Troy Glaus is ready to learn a new position and regain his power stroke.

Jason Bay introduced as Mets new left fielder
January 5, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Jason Bay introduced as Mets new left fielder

Jason Bay happily put on his Mets jersey after two team executives fumbled with the buttons, then dispelled a couple of hurtful rumors, saying there were no issues with his shoulder or desire to play in New York.

NYPD: Jayson Williams charged with DWI after crash
January 5, 2010 – 11:00 pm
NYPD: Jayson Williams charged with DWI after crash

Former NBA star Jayson Williams was charged with drunken driving after his SUV veered off an exit ramp and struck a tree early Tuesday, police said, the latest legal woe for the troubled ex-player.

LA stadium builder: Jaguars, Bills first on list
January 5, 2010 – 11:00 pm
LA stadium builder: Jaguars, Bills first on list

The company behind a plan to lure the NFL back to Los Angeles said Tuesday the Jacksonville Jaguars and Buffalo Bills are the first teams it will try to relocate.

NCAA rejects Fla. State appeal; upholds sanctions
January 5, 2010 – 11:00 pm
NCAA rejects Fla. State appeal; upholds sanctions

The NCAA has upheld its decision to vacate up to 14 victories from former football coach Bobby Bowden as part of its penalty in an academic cheating scandal.

ESPN and Discovery launching 3-D TV networks
January 5, 2010 – 11:00 pm
ESPN and Discovery launching 3-D TV networks

ESPN and Discovery Communications Inc both unveiled plans on Tuesday to launch 3-D television networks, reflecting a growing momentum in the entertainment industry to usher 3-D into the home.

Lady Gaga, Green Day, Pink to play at Grammys
January 5, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Lady Gaga, Green Day, Pink to play at Grammys

Lady Gaga, Pink, Green Day, Dave Matthews Band and Zac Brown Band are the latest acts scheduled to perform at the Grammy Awards on January 31, organizers said Tuesday.

Vince Vaughn marries in small, private ceremony
January 5, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Vince Vaughn marries in small, private ceremony

Hollywood actor Vince Vaughn wasn’t a gatecrasher at a wedding last Saturday — he was the groom.

“Police Woman” TV producer David Gerber dies, age 86
January 5, 2010 – 11:00 pm
“Police Woman” TV producer David Gerber dies, age 86

Award-winning television producer David Gerber, who worked on a range of programs from series like 1970s hit “Police Woman” to 2006 TV movie “Flight 93,” has died at age 86, his spokesman said on Tuesday.

Lenny Kravitz denies leaking Jackson collaboration
January 5, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Lenny Kravitz denies leaking Jackson collaboration

Lenny Kravitz has taken to Twitter to “set the record straight” about a leaked version of Michael Jackson’s “Another Day,” a song the rocker recorded with the late King of Pop.

Sam Mendes in talks to direct next Bond movie
January 5, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Sam Mendes in talks to direct next Bond movie

It’s Mendes. Sam Mendes. The British director is in talks to direct the 23rd film in the venerable James Bond spy movie franchise.

Polanski hearing could bring new defense strategy
January 5, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Polanski hearing could bring new defense strategy

Lawyers for fugitive director Roman Polanski return to a Los Angeles court on Wednesday and are expected to detail their next steps in a bid to resolve a 30-year-old sex charge against the Oscar-winning maker of “The Pianist”.