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Columbia County authorities seek computer theft suspect

Columbia County authorities are looking for a man they say stole a computer from a Martinez store a week ago. The owner of Computer Exchange, 3835 Washington Road, told police that between 1:15 and 1:45 p.m., the man came into the store, concealed a $400 notebook computer in the front of his pants ...

10/26/09 - 4:03pm

Educators file discrimination suit

Two black male educators have jointly sued the Richmond County Board of Education alleging their job assignments have been based on unconstitutional racial grounds instead of skill and experience. Hartley Gibbons Jr. and Rickey A. Lumpkin filed suit in U.S. District Court on Oct. 19 seeking compens...

01/14/10 - 9:15pm

Ohio firm plans Graniteville site

GRANITEVILLE – A graphics and signage company based in Ohio has plans to open a plant in Graniteville. MSA Industries, which has run a plant in Massillon, Ohio, since 1904, is negotiating loans and tax incentives before finalizing the deal, Gil Greytak, chief financial officer for the company,...

10/26/09 - 3:46pm

Ohio-based company plans to open plant in Graniteville

GRANITEVILLE – A graphics and signage company based in Ohio has plans to open a plant in Graniteville. MSA Industries, which has run a plant in Massillon, Ohio, since 1904, must finalize loans and financial matters before finalizing the deal, but plans are to have the plant open in Aiken Count...

10/26/09 - 2:42pm

Construction knocks out power near Harper Street, Walton Way

Road construction crews knocked out power to about 220 Georgia Power customers this afternoon in the area of Harper Street and Walton Way. Georgia Power Spokesman Jeff Wilson said the outage lasted about 23 minutes and that it was back on at 2:30 p.m....

10/26/09 - 2:37pm

Board meets on water system details Tuesday

GLOVERVILLE – Valley Public Service Authority’s board of commissioners will meet Tuesday to get an update on legal matters concerning their agreement to overtake Avondale Mills’ water system. The board will meet with their lawyer Eric Shytle at 6 p.m. in the authority’s office, ...

10/26/09 - 5:47pm

Buried materials removed from work site along I-20

Georgia authorities and a contractor removed miscellaneous wastes mixed with trash today along a Georgia Department of Transportation right-of-way near a new exit ramp from Interstate 20 to Washington Road. Although the concrete rubble buried there is allowed and can be disposed of without a permit...

10/26/09 - 1:48pm

Work to close Eisenhower Drive

Crews will close Eisenhower Drive at the railroad crossing today until Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. CSX will be rebuilding the crossing, according to a Richmond County Engineering Department press release. They will also be closing a lane on Riverwatch Parkway eastbound near the area ...

10/26/09 - 1:03pm

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions honored for diversity

COLUMBIA -- Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC, the company that manages and operates the Savannah River Site, is one of 10 nominees for a statewide diversity award. The company manages the nation’s nuclear weapons stockpile, nuclear materials, and the environment at the site, which is owne...

10/26/09 - 11:57am

Activist Woody Merry wants panel to 'shadow' commissioners

Woody Merry is looking to make a comeback. The civic activist wants to reinvigorate the government reform group CSRA Help, and he’s booked the auditorium at Fort Discovery at 6:30 p.m. Thursday for a town hall meeting to discuss a wide-range of issues. “We’re out of control right no...

01/20/10 - 9:07pm
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