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SRS shake-up could take months to resolve, officials say today

A personnel shakeup at Savannah River Site involving veteran site manager Jeff Allison and others could take months to resolve, according to the U.S. Energy Department’s assistant secretary for environmental management....

10/02/09 - 9:40am

Corps of Engineers looks at future of lake conservation

Although Thurmond Lake continues to recover from the 2008 drought, the Army Corps of Engineers is taking steps to authorize continued water conservation measures if a recurring dry spell causes lake levels to plummet in the future. According to a draft Environmental Assessment out for public commen...

10/02/09 - 8:55am

Lakeside student arrested after lifting girl's skirt at school

A 16-year-old Lakeside High School student was arrested Thursday morning after lifting a girl’s skirt in a crowded hallway. Columbia County Sheriff’s Capt. Steve Morris said deputies were called to the school about 11 a.m. Thursday. The teen had been walking behind another 16-year-old dur...

10/02/09 - 8:51am

Atlanta flooding could lead to termite damage, officials warns

Conditions right for termite surge, ag chief says

10/02/09 - 10:27am

Officials: Missing SC nuclear pellets not risky

COLUMBIA — Federal investigators say there is little danger from 25 pounds of radioactive material missing at a nuclear fuel plant in South Carolina. The State reported today that officials with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission think someone at the Westinghouse plant in Columbia deliberately ...

10/02/09 - 7:39am

Newborn body found in restroom of Warner Robins hospital

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. — Police in Warner Robins say the body of a newborn infant has been found in a restroom in the emergency room at a hospital. Police Public Information Officer Tabitha Pugh say the body was found in a restroom at Houston Medical Center early Thursday. Pugh says surveillance ...

10/02/09 - 7:36am

Injured worker improves in burn center

A Savannah area worker's medical condition has improved after he was burned in an explosion at a Garden City recycling plant on Tuesday. Benjamin Damian, 44, was listed in fair condition Thursday at the Joseph M. Still Burn Center at Doctors Hospital in Augusta, hospital spokeswoman Olena Scarb...

10/02/09 - 5:42am

Morehouse employee fired for discriminatory e-mail

ATLANTA — A Morehouse College employee has been fired and another has been reprimanded for discriminatory comments made via their work e-mail accounts. The fired woman was an administrative assistant in the president's office. After receiving an e-mail forward that included wedding phot...

10/02/09 - 5:36am

Aiken man sought in burglary

AIKEN -- The Aiken County Sheriff's Office says it holds warrants for the arrest of a suspect in a first-degree burglary and grand larceny. A news release said Kelvin Sharod Addison, 23, of the 100 block of Kellogg Drive, is a suspect numerous other burglaries within Aiken County and should be ...

10/02/09 - 5:32am

Scout event at Fort Gordon this weekend

Thousands of scouts will descend on Fort Gordon this weekend to learn new skills s and to explore career possibilities. About 3,200 participants ranging from Cub Scouts to Eagle Scouts have registered for the first Jimmie Dyess Days, named after the Augusta native who was an Eagle Scout, and bot...

10/02/09 - 5:29am
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