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First downtown parking meter forum draws dozens

It was a sparse crowd gathering in the main hall of the White’s Building on Broad Street at noon for the first public forum on the proposal to return parking meters to downtown. A second forum will be held at 6 p.m. today.

12/17/09 - 6:31pm

Woods named player of year by golf writers

Tiger Woods, Jiyai Shin and Loren Roberts have been named 2009 Players of the Year by the Golf Writers Association of America. It is the 10th time in the last 13 years Woods has won the award, according to a press release from the organization. All three players will be honored at the GWAA’s A...

02/20/10 - 12:08am

Ft. Gordon soldiers heading home for holiday break

Up to 5,000 expected to leave town until Jan. 3.

12/17/09 - 10:49am

Ga. to request loan for unemployed

ATLANTA — State officials will request $70 million in federal loans when to sustain Georgia's dwindling unemployment insurance trust fund or face being unable to pay benefits to 260,000 unemployed Georgians as soon as next week. Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond announced the plan today,...

12/17/09 - 10:32am

Police: Bengals' Henry dies

NFL receiver dies after fall from pickup truck.

12/17/09 - 10:42am

Cremated remains found in Atlanta-area storage

EAST POINT, Ga. — A lawyer says 96 boxes of cremated remains from a former funeral home have been found in an East Point storage unit. WSB-TV reports that Neil Gordon, a bankruptcy attorney and the trustee for the Sellers Brothers Funeral Home, told the station that his staff was looking for f...

12/17/09 - 8:54am

Parking meter public meetings today

The Downtown Development Authority of Augusta is holding two public meetings today on its proposal to install 1,000 parking meters in the Broad Street corridor. The meetings will be held at the White's Building, 936 Broad St., at noon and 6 p.m. There will be no formal presentation of the plan...

12/17/09 - 10:04am

Edward Tarver promises to do 'absolutely the best job'

Augusta's Ed Tarver will be formally invested during a Friday ceremony.

12/17/09 - 6:31pm

Ga. expects more gloomy unemployment news

ATLANTA — State labor officials will offer the latest glimpse at unemployment across Georgia later today — and it's not expected to be good. The Georgia Department of Labor last month reported state unemployment at 10.2 percent in October, up one-tenth of a percentage point from a rev...

12/17/09 - 5:31am

GOP picks Ralston for speaker

ATLANTA — Reeling from scandal, Georgia House Republicans selected Rep. David Ralston as their nominee for speaker. Ralston had tried to oust Glenn Richardson as speaker last year, questioning his temperament.

12/17/09 - 3:27pm
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