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Local pay went up, survey says

Total compensation for workers in the Augusta metro area rose in 2009, bucking a national trend, according to the latest data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.

12/21/10 - 12:16pm

Reactor safe, federal agency says

ATLANTA -- A federal advisory panel says it believes the latest design of Westinghouse Electric Co.'s AP1000 nuclear reactor is safe to build and operate.

12/21/10 - 12:07pm

Small fire Monday at Vogtle

A small fire in an electrical panel at a control building at Plant Vogtle caused minor damage early Monday morning but did not interrupt operations at the nuclear power plant in Burke County.

12/21/10 - 10:58am

Eclipse turns moon red

The moon is seen in a lunar eclipse around 3:30 a.m. Dec. 21, 2010 in Augusta, Ga. The morning's celestial event marked the first time since 1638  that winter solstice and a lunar eclipse shared the same day. The next occurence will be 2094.

12/21/10 - 9:50am

Ga, customs officer charged in slayings

KENNESAW, Ga.  - A Customs and Border Protection officer from Kennesaw has been arrested in the shooting deaths of his estranged wife and her new boyfriend.

12/21/10 - 9:29am

Georgia housefire kills 1

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. -- Firefighters say one person is dead after a house fire in Peachtree City, but two other people managed to escape the flames.

12/21/10 - 9:26am

SC proposes deer hunt limits

COLUMBIA — The Department of Natural Resources is recommending limits on deer hunting in South Carolina.

12/21/10 - 9:24am

SC woman charged with violation after infant died

ROCK HILL, S.C. — A woman has been arrested and charged with violations at the Rock Hill day care center she operated after an infant died earlier this month.

12/21/10 - 9:52am

Tickets, revenue decline in DeKalb

DECATUR, Ga. — DeKalb County police officers are writing fewer tickets, and revenue for the county is dropping as a result.

12/21/10 - 9:16am

Barrow County, Ga. deputy charged, fired

WINDER, Ga. — A Barrow County sheriff's deputy is charged with terroristic threats and false imprisonment after officers responded to a domestic call at his home.

 

12/21/10 - 9:12am
 
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