The deal would resolve all civil claims against BP and end five years of legal fighting over the 134 million-gallon spill. It also would bind the company to a massive cleanup project.
The city council heard from more residents Monday concerned about a water park within its limits but passed an ordinance permitting its development unanimously.
The restaurant would go in a vacant lot next to The Snug if a rezoning request is approved by the Augusta Commission on Oct. 20.
A multimillion-dollar construction project received no offers in its second round of bidding.
WASHINGTON - Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says some Wall Street executives should have gone to jail for their roles in the financial crisis that gripped the country in 2008 and triggered the Great Recession.
Augusta will join Athens, Savannah, Macon, Statesboro and Atlanta in having locally crafted beer when Riverwatch Brewery opens next month.
KANSAS CITY - The former limestone mine seemed perfect for a large computer data center. The air was cool. The rock walls provided a defense against natural disasters.
The new form merges the HUD-1 Settlement Statement, the Good Faith Estimate and the Truth-in-Lending disclosure form into two new closing forms. The changes stem from the five-year-old Dodd-Fank financial reform law and the forms themselves have been in the works for more than a year.
Employers are leaving a bigger chunk of the bill for care to workers who use their health insurance, and benefits experts see few signs of this trend slowing.