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Recount in Atlanta mayor's race set for Wednesday

ATLANTA - Fulton County election officials will recount the votes from the Atlanta mayoral runoff on Wednesday.

12/08/09 - 4:37pm

Police seek help finding man missing since March

Authorities are asking for the public’s help to find a man missing since March. Kenneth Lawrence Chambers, 52, of 3551 Mike Padgett Highway, Lot F, was last seen at his home, according to Richmond County Sheriff’s Investigator Shane McDaniel. He is 6 feet tall and weighs 210 pounds. He ha...

12/08/09 - 4:25pm

NRC schedules meeting on Vogtle new reactors

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission will hold a meeting in Waynesboro, Ga., on Dec. 16 to discuss the agency’s inspection plans for limited work now underway at the Vogtle nuclear plant site in Burke County, where Southern Nuclear Operating Co. plans to build two new reactors....

12/08/09 - 4:05pm

Groundbreaking set for Fisher House on Wednesday

A groundbreaking ceremony for the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center Fisher House will be held on Wednesday, at 10 a.m. The ceremony will be held at the Uptown Division on Wrightsboro Road on the grounds directly across from the future site of the Fisher House. Local contributors, political leaders...

12/08/09 - 3:23pm

72 golf carts missing from local business

A local business reported that it’s missing 72 golf carts from its inventory this week. Richmond County Sheriff’s Sgt. Ken Eskew said the carts are missing from Metro Golf Carts Rentals and Sales on Mike Padgett Highway. They came up missing during an inventory check and authorities are ...

12/08/09 - 3:17pm

Atlanta mayoral recount set for Wednesday

ATLANTA – Fulton County election officials will recount the votes from the Atlanta mayoral runoff on Wednesday. Former state Sen. Kasim Reed edged out city councilwoman Mary Norwood by only 715 votes in the Dec. 1 contest. Under Georgia law, the runner-up can petition for a recount when the m...

12/08/09 - 2:25pm

Two women charged in weekend murder

Two suspects have been arrested in the murder of a man in Allendale County over the weekend, and more arrests are expected to come. South Carolina Law Enforcement Division charged Tyderria Mikell, 19, and Amanda Davis, 23, with murder Sunday, said SLED spokeswoman Jennifer Timmons. Investigators be...

12/08/09 - 1:47pm

Aiken County will elect school board officers tonight

Aiken County School Board members will elect officers tonight for the next year. Dr. Christine Harkins and Rosemary English have led the board as chair and co-chair, respectively, for the past two years. Whomever is elected to the post of chairman will lead the board and district in drafting a capi...

01/08/10 - 11:37am

Gas station holdup suspect arrested

Richmond County Investigators have arrested a man wanted in the robbery of an Augusta gas station in November. Madison Antonio Lewis, 24, of Waynesboro, was arrested early Tuesday and charged with armed robbery of a business and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, according to...

12/08/09 - 12:22pm

Solo Cup awarded Work Ready money by Georgia

Solo Cup Co. is one of 29 manufacturing companies in Georgia that has been awarded $1.4 million today by the state to become a Certified Work Ready Facility. The manufacturer has locations in Richmond, Walton and Rockdale counties. The joint project between the governor’s Office of Workforce ...

12/08/09 - 11:38am

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