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Augusta losing Electrolux HQ

Another corporate headquarters is leaving Augusta. Electrolux today announced it will consolidate several of its American corporate office operations and support functions into a single location. The appliance maker is still selecting that location. It will announce its decision before the end of...

11/17/09 - 5:58pm

City Administrator presents options for balancing budget

City Administrator Fred Russell has presented the Augusta Commission with an option that balances the 2010 without a tax increase. The plan involves $4.3 million in expenditure reductions, including $500,000 from the sheriff's office and $500,000 in prisoner costs due to a decrease in prison po...

01/21/10 - 12:38am

Augusta losing Electrolux HQ

Another corporate headquarters is leaving Augusta.

11/17/09 - 8:08pm

Woman charged in child's death

Columbia County authorities this afternoon arrested a Martinez woman suspected of killing a toddler she was babysitting.

11/17/09 - 6:03pm

OMI loses city's waste water treatment contract

Contract awarded to Duluth, Ga.-based company.

01/21/10 - 12:38am

Ga. Regents approve fee hike for students

ATLANTA - College students in Georgia will pay more in fees next year to help make up for state budget cuts.

11/17/09 - 3:46pm

Business Hall of Fame induction tonight

Junior Achievement will induct three businessmen into its CSRA Hall of Fame tonight. The organization will also honor a local businesswoman with a new award aimed to rising stars. Nadia Butler, the president and CEO of Emergency Services Integrators, will receive Junior Achievement's first Risi...

11/17/09 - 2:38pm

Authorities arrest North Augusta man after standoff

Police arrested Jeffrey Alan Burlage this afternoon after he threatened to kill himself and North Augusta Police Chief John Thomas during a standoff at his residence on Womrath Road. North Augusta Public Safety received a call at 9:03 that the 50-year-old Mr. Burlage had barricaded himself in his h...

11/17/09 - 6:04pm

Richmond County authorities investigating whether robberies connected

Richmond County investigators are looking into whether an attempted robbery of Jo-Ann Fabrics on Wrightsboro Road and the robbery of an Augusta Pizza Hut on Monday were committed by the same man. At about 8:54, a man came to the checkout counter at the fabric store and demanded cash from the regist...

11/17/09 - 7:52pm

Security upgrades at fort's Gate 5 force temporary traffic changes

Traffic was backed up on Tobacco Road this morning as crews started construction on Fort Gordon’s Gate 5....

11/17/09 - 7:50pm
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