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Augusta native Mary Norwood in Atlanta mayor's race today

Mary Bush Norwood grew up in Augusta before leaving for college and eventually Atlanta.

11/03/09 - 9:39pm

Augusta water management firm likely out by year's end

Operations Management International, the private operator of the city’s wastewater treatment plant for the past decade, will likely be gone by the end of the year. The Augusta Commission put the job up for bid in October, rather than paying a consulting firm nearly $74,000 to determine if the ...

01/21/10 - 12:39am

Augusta tax appraiser takes DeKalb job

Calvin Hicks, Augusta’s chief appraiser for the past three years, started a new job this week as chief appraiser for the DeKalb County Board of Assessors. Augusta Board of Assessors Chairman Charles F. Smith said DeKalb had been recruiting Mr. Hicks for some time, but Mr. Hicks opted to serve ...

11/03/09 - 6:08pm

Man wanted in Aiken County burglaries

AIKEN – Aiken County authorities are searching for a man wanted in connection to several burglaries in Aiken County. Julian Q. Gavin, 34, of the 5400 block of Charleston Highway in Williston, is wanted on three counts of grand larceny, Aiken County sheriff’s Sgt. Dave Myers said in a news...

11/03/09 - 7:07pm

MOX inspection finds some minor violations, report says

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s most recent round of inspections at the U.S. Energy Department’s mixed oxide fuel facility yielded four notices of violation for mostly minor infractions, according to a copy of the report made public today. Inspectors who conducted extensive reviews at...

11/03/09 - 5:45pm

Turnout very low in District 5, despite two races on ballot

Voter turnout has been below 10 percent today at some precincts in Richmond County’s District 5, where an Augusta Commission and school board race are on the ballot.

01/21/10 - 12:39am

Free children's soccer event to be held Saturday

The Peach Belt Conference is holding its second annual Breakfast with the Champions Community Day on Saturday morning at Blanchard Woods Park. This free soccer event, which begins at 9:30 a.m. with a continental breakfast and runs until noon, is for children ages 6-12, male or female. In conjunctio...

11/03/09 - 4:52pm

Meth lab suspects arrested

BATH – Authorities have captured two suspects they believe ran a meth lab in an Aiken County mobile home....

11/03/09 - 9:42pm

Burnettown polls busy today

AIKEN – One Aiken County community is bucking the trend of low turnout today. Ten percent of Burnettown’s 1,500 voters have already cast their ballots for the mayoral and two town council seat races, said Stuart Bedenbaugh, executive director of Aiken County Registration and Elections. &...

01/20/10 - 10:53pm

Sportscaster Nantz to pay almost $1 million yearly in alimony

HARTFORD, Conn. – CBS sportscaster Jim Nantz must pay $916,000 yearly in alimony and child support to his ex-wife and give up their Connecticut home under terms of a newly issued divorce decree. The ruling, made Monday in Bridgeport Superior Court, dissolves the 26-year marriage of Nantz and A...

11/03/09 - 2:02pm

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