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Ga. Senate OK's midyear budget

The state Senate OK'd a $17.4 billion spending plan that forces most state employees and teachers to take three more unpaid furlough days.

02/18/10 - 4:12pm

House fire extinguished Hereford Farm Road

Multiple units from Martinez-Columbia Fire Rescue have extinguished a structure fire that caused extensive damage to an Evans home.

02/18/10 - 4:58pm

New Ellenton man sues city and police department

AIKEN - A New Ellenton man has filed a lawsuit against the city, mayor and a deceased police chief claiming he was harassed and falsely charged. Jim Bouknight is suing city, Mayor Vernon Dunbar, the estate of former Chief Johnny Hamilton and a host of New Ellenton Police officers, accordin...

07/01/10 - 8:59pm

Morning house fire kills man, 45, outside Wrens

WRENS, Ga. -- A 45-year-old Jefferson County man died early today when fire destroyed his home.

02/17/10 - 5:11pm

DOE pension savings going to SRS cleanup

About $300 million that would normally be added to a Savannah River Site pension fund will instead be spent on cleanup and jobs-creation efforts.

10/17/10 - 10:35pm

Industries tell OSHA officials that regulating dust can be complex, expensive

ATLANTA -- Representivies from a variety of industries told federal safety officials today that regulating the danger of combustible dust can be complicated and expensive for businesses.

02/17/10 - 1:16pm

Augusta-based DSM owes Ga. permits fees

DSM Chemicals, which agreed to pay $800,000 for under-reporting its toxic emissions, also must pay the state $171,685 in back permit fees.

02/17/10 - 12:38pm

Morris Publishing's debt revision is approved

A bankruptcy judge Wednesday morning approved Augusta-based Morris Publishing Group's debt reorganization plan, paving the way for it to emerge from Chapter 11 on March 1.

07/16/10 - 9:03pm

Gun-toting Savannah hooker bandit bites officer, arrested

SAVANNAH -- A gun-wielding woman was arrested Tuesday afternoon on charges that include kidnapping, prostitution and reckless conduct by knowingly exposing someone to HIV after an incident at a downtown Savannah bank, according to Savannah-Chatham police. 

02/17/10 - 12:41pm

Board takes no action on Bedden contract

The Richmond County school board took no action tonight on an official contract offer to Superintendent Dana Bedden, although some board members said that Bedden has not responded to an unofficial offer made last week.

02/16/10 - 10:33pm
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