With their slouch hats, whiskers and time-worn instruments, members of the 2nd South Carolina String Band look and sound like a Civil War camp band. And while they play ''Oh! Susannah'' and other familiar fare, they don't shy from other historical songs with inescapably racist overtones that may offend some modern listeners.
6:00 AM Sep 3, 2012
The following construction projects have been announced by the Ohio Department of Transportation for the week of Sept. 3:
5:00 AM Sep 3, 2012
In a tough Philadelphia neighborhood where an off-duty police officer was shot to death last month, a mother is afraid to walk to the corner store with her two children. In a Chicago area where 23 people have been killed by gunfire so far this year, kids don't want to go outside. In Harlem, a 26-year-old man worries his family will get hit by crossfire.
3:00 PM Sep 2, 2012
While Sandusky's rich are getting richer, the city's working poor are still eking out a meager existence. This is what the city's annual audit, released this past week, clearly indicates.
1:00 PM Sep 2, 2012
The Register sat down with State Sen. Mike Skindell recently to talk about his race for Ohio Supreme Court.
11:00 AM Sep 2, 2012
A statewide ban on texting took effect Friday, and the local lawmaker who wrote the law says he's confident it will save lives.
6:00 AM Sep 2, 2012
Don't expect President Barack Obama to try to reinvent himself next week at the Democratic Party's national convention. Instead, he and a slew of his defenders will seek to convince voters to stick with the president they know rather than gamble on someone new, a challenging task given that most Americans say the country is heading in the wrong direction.
5:00 AM Sep 2, 2012
(Updated with video) A 63-year-old Bellevue woman was killed in a two-vehicle accident at Bogart and Schenk roads this morning.
9:23 PM Sep 1, 2012
When drought made Fourth of July fireworks a fire hazard, organizers in Chesterfield, Mo., decided to try again Labor Day weekend. Go figure: Now rain from the remnants of Hurricane Isaac has forced them to cancel again.
3:00 PM Sep 1, 2012
There's probably not a time Roland Unckrich felt more anxious for a clock to strike zero than during Perkins High School's home football opener.
1:00 PM Sep 1, 2012
Health officials say the death of a 61-year-old Ohio woman is the first associated with a new swine flu strain.
11:00 AM Sep 1, 2012
A jailed Sandusky man was hit Thursday with more charges stemming from a botched plot to steal a hospital ATM.
9:00 AM Sep 1, 2012