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Augusta Commission takes up furlough day issue Monday

A lack of funds is forcing Augusta commissioners to vote Monday on whether county employees will be required to take two furlough days before the end of the year

10/08/10 - 4:22pm

SRS contractors face fines

Two Savannah River Site contractors will face fines and other sanctions over a series of 2009 safety violations that included an acid spill and a crane accident in which a worker lost three fingers.

10/08/10 - 8:54pm

UGA police chief confident student athletes not involved in burglary

ATHENS, Ga. -- A residence at which three University of Georgia student athletes live was searched for stolen items Wednesday, but police don't believe any student athletes were involved.

10/08/10 - 2:19pm

E-mails: Vilsack hastily decided to oust Sherrod

WASHINGTON — Former Agriculture Department employee Shirley Sherrod pleaded with officials to hear her out after she was ousted from the USDA during a racial firestorm in July, internal e-mails show.

10/08/10 - 1:44pm

More Chinese restaurants robbed on SC coast

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Two more Chinese restaurants have been robbed in the Charleston area, making 14 such robberies since August.

10/08/10 - 1:21pm

Overstated military service may bring $10K SC fine

COLUMBIA — State and federal politicians who lie about their military records should pay a $10,000 state Ethics Commission fine, according to a Charleston lawmaker.

10/08/10 - 2:41pm

Beaulieu plant closing costs NE Ga. 200 jobs

Beaulieu of America, one of Franklin County's largest employers, is closing its Royston carpet fiber plant and eliminating nearly 200 jobs.

10/08/10 - 12:46pm

Ga. man gets 13-plus years in Pa. 'sexting'

TUNKHANNOCK, Pa. — A Georgia man will spend more than 13 years in prison for soliciting sexually suggestive photos of a 13-year-old northeastern Pennsylvania girl.

10/08/10 - 12:36pm

SC nuclear plant shut down by coolant issue

HARTSVILLE, S.C. — A South Carolina nuclear reactor shut down after regulators say a motor that powers a pump to cool the reactor malfunctioned.

10/08/10 - 12:28pm

Officials object to shifting SC tourism tax

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Government officials along the South Carolina coast object to a proposal to shift accommodation tax revenues from local governments and arts events to tourism promotion.

10/08/10 - 12:47pm
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