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Energy measures would boost Georgia, new study says

 Georgia could create 32,200 jobs and reduce utility bills by $3.8 billion by 2020 through a series of aggressive energy conservation measures.

04/12/10 - 12:35pm

Ga. Senate bumps chairman

ATLANTA -- Senate leaders have punished one Republican for voting against a budget measure, ousting him as commitee chairman.


04/12/10 - 12:25pm

Outdoor burn ban starts May 1

A seasonal ban on outdoor burning will take effect Saturday, May 1, in 54 Georgia counties, including Richmond and Columbia. Residents and businesses in those counties may not burn yard and land-clearing debris, although some activities - such as campfires - are exempt. Georgia's Environmental Prote...

04/12/10 - 12:17pm

Aiken meets on gangs

AIKEN -- An anti-gang task force will hold an update briefing at 1:30 p.m. today at the Aiken Municipal Building. The Regional Anti-Gang Enforcement unit, established in Aiken County, is a combined effort of the state bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Aiken County and Edgefiel...

04/12/10 - 12:14pm

Aiken police seek holdup suspect

The Aiken Department of Public Safety is seeking Bernard Scrivens for armed robbery and strong armed robbery. 

04/12/10 - 10:42am

Ga. Senate, House clash on key budget issue

ATLANTA -- The week-long recess didn't change any minds about one critical budget disagreement between the House and Senate.


04/12/10 - 10:24am

SRS pump contract announced

A Pennsylvania company received a $6.9 million contract last week to provide six submersible mixing pumps that will be used in the cleanup of liquid waste at Savannah River Site.   Curtiss Wright Flow Control Co. of Cheswick, Pa., which has also received contracts for similar equipment at the E...

04/12/10 - 10:12am

SRS engineers teach 7th graders

Fifty-six Savannah River Site engineers will be sharing their knowledge and expertise with more than 5,000 local seventh graders for the next three weeks. Known as "teach-ins," the volunteers assigned to 23 schools will conduct interactive scientific demonstrations to promote science, technology, en...

04/12/10 - 10:06am

Autopsy awaited in weekend death

Authorities are still awaiting the results of an autopsy to determine how an Augusta man died.

04/12/10 - 9:46am

Tourist out Masters badge money

 A man told police he purchased two Masters badges off eBay but when he tried to claim his tickets the seller did not appear. The 51-year-old man from Collingswood, N.J., said he bought them for $1,000 from a company called Ticket Stock LLC, according to a Richmond County Sheriff's report. The ...

04/12/10 - 10:44am
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