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New Kennametal plant owner unsure how many workers will remain

The new owner of the former Kennametal plant in Evans is unsure how many workers will be retained after Aug. 30. Kennametal filed a mass layoff notice with Georgia saying 153 people will be laid off after that date, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they will be unemployed. Dale Erkkila, a vi...

07/23/09 - 8:07am

Bibb County, Ga., banishes woman after prostitution charge

MACON, Ga. — A 64-year-old woman has been banned from Bibb County after pleading guilty to two counts of keeping a place of prostitution. In Cha Britto was arrested twice in massage parlor raids in June and July. Prosecutor Rebecca Grist said Tuesday in her 15 years in the Bibb County Solicit...

07/22/09 - 10:15am

State approves $43 million in water-sewer projects

ATLANTA - The state has approved $43.1 million in loans for 26 water and sewer system projects in communities across Georgia, including two in the Augusta area.

07/22/09 - 9:25am

Columbia County wanted list now online

People visiting the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Web site can now view a list of individuals wanted for a variety of offenses in the county. The new feature was added to the Web site on Monday, sheriff’s Capt. Steve Morris said. “It’s just an effort to help locate individua...

07/22/09 - 9:15am

Injury reported in Evans accident

A rising senior at Greenbrier High School was critically injured this morning in a single vehicle crash.

01/08/10 - 4:05pm

Gwinnett woman killed in police-involved shooting

DULUTH, Ga. - Authorities say a Duluth woman has been killed and her daughter injured in a police-involved shooting.

07/22/09 - 11:13am

Authorities say man, 50, drowned in Augusta Canal

An autopsy has determined that the 50-year-old homeless man found dead in the Augusta Canal on Wednesday morning drowned. Several employees of Enterprise Mill discovered the body of Herman Johnson at about 7:40 a.m., according to Richmond County Chief Deputy Coroner Mark Bowen. His body was held by...

07/22/09 - 3:59pm

Cuts force teachers to scrounge for materials

Teachers may have to dig a little deeper into their own pockets this year if they want to outfit their classrooms with extras - or even necessities like the paper and pens that kids need every day.

07/22/09 - 8:21am

Man killed in interstate wreck Tuesday

One man was killed in an accident on Interstate 20 Tuesday afternoon near the McDuffie-Warren County line.

07/22/09 - 8:05am

Final report issued on synogogue plane crash

The National Transportation Safety Board's final report on a 2007 plane crash has confirmed its earlier investigation that engine failure caused the accident.

07/22/09 - 7:56am

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Developer fined by Georgia EPD

The developer of a Grovetown subdivision has been fined by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division for failing to control erosion and other water quality control violations.
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