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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

Man killed when truck crushed by container

EDGEFIELD – An Edgefield man was killed this morning when the small Ford truck he was driving was crushed by a tractor trailer container unit. The unit had been knocked astride when the tractor trailer carrying the container collided with an old train trestle entering Edgefield. Officials sai...

10/26/09 - 10:15am

Break-in suspect tried to shoot deputy, police say

Authorities say the arrest of a Martinez man this morning might clear up several Augusta thefts and car break-ins. Richmond County deputies arrested Dustin Levi Overstreet, 20, of the 400 block of Blue Ridge Parkway, a day after a scuffle with a deputy, who said the suspect pointed a small pistol a...

10/26/09 - 9:48am

Aiken County reports traffic fatality

AIKEN - One person was killed in a two-vehicle crash this morning. The accident happened around 9:30 a.m. near Mount Beulah and Old Barnwell roads. It involved a motorcycle and a car, said Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton. Once family members are notified, Mr. Carlton said he would release the na...

10/26/09 - 9:40am
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