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Labor department: Augusta added jobs in April

As the state reports its jobless rate decline for April, it also said Augusta added jobs last month.

07/16/10 - 8:47pm

SC worker dies in 60-foot fall from bucket truck

PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. - A worker who was trimming trees has died after falling 60 feet from a bucket truck on the South Carolina coast. Multiple media outlets reported that 48-year-old Bill Hucks of Galivants Ferry died about midday Wednesday. Georgetown County Coroner Kenny Johnson says Hu...

05/20/10 - 8:35am

Ga. unemployment rate shows slight decline

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor says the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined to 10.4 percent in April. That's down one-tenth of a point from March. It's the 31st consecutive month Georgia has exceeded the national rate, which is 9.9 percent. A year earlier, Georgia'...

05/20/10 - 8:31am

Former DeKalb officer facing bribery charges

ATLANTA - A former DeKalb County deputy police chief has been indicted on charges of taking bribes. Forty-six-year-old Donald Frank was arraigned Wednesday. The four-count indictment accuses him of accepting bribes to influence the performance of his official duties. Forty-six-year-old Amin Bud...

05/20/10 - 5:26am

Georgia plans hearings on nuclear plant costs

ATLANTA  - Utility regulators are planning hearings on the cost of adding two nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle.

05/20/10 - 5:23am

Georgia man drenches woman with gasoline, police say

GARDEN CITY, Ga. -- A man was arrested Tuesday near Savannah after police say he doused a woman with gasoline and pulled out a cigarette lighter during a spat over a cell phone. Anthony Dean Bailey, 51, became incensed about 10:25 p.m. Tuesday after the woman, refused to let him use a cell...

05/20/10 - 5:19am

UGA workers face 'limited layoffs'

ATHENS, Ga. -- A few University of Georgia employees will lose their jobs to layoffs next year, UGA President Michael Adams said Wednesday.  "There will likely be some very limited layoffs and program reductions," Adams said in a public budget briefing in the Tate Student Center Theater. State ...

05/20/10 - 5:11am

Four pillars of Augusta's economy gather at mayor's economic summit

Billions in economic impact were dicussed at the mayor's first economic summit.

05/19/10 - 6:48pm

SC judge orders Haley ad pulled

COLUMBIA -- A South Carolina judge has ordered a political group spending heavily to promote candidate Nikki Haley to pull its TV ads.

05/19/10 - 6:44pm

Boat comes off trailer, hits house in Rome

ROME, Ga. -- Nobody was injured after a boat came loose from a trailer and rammed into a Rome house today. Floyd County Police Officer Buddy Parris says the boat ran into the house after the coupling of a trailer holding it came loose. Thirty-year-old Renderal Adams was driving when the boat ca...

05/19/10 - 4:33pm
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