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UGA vacancies go unfilled

ATHENS, Ga. -- University of Georgia administrators may resume some hiring next year, but they may continue to let vacant slots go unfilled if state tax revenues continue to drop, UGA President Michael Adams said Thursday. Adams would not rule out layoffs or furloughing employees to save money next...

04/24/09 - 3:38pm

UGA might act quickly on med school move

ATHENS, Ga. -- The University of Georgia could begin moving parts of its growing College of Public Health into buildings on the U.S. Navy Supply Corps School campus even before the Navy school completely moves out. UGA President Michael Adams said Thursday that administrators are negotiating with N...

04/24/09 - 3:38pm

Aquinas ends its season 12-3-1

The coaches met before the game, chatting about the forecast for whichever one was lucky enough to survive what promised to be an even girls soccer match between old region rivals Aquinas and Athens Academy. “We said, 'Hey, you either win or you lose,'” Aquinas coach Tommy Garcia said. Tha...

04/23/09 - 10:35pm

Augusta man arrested in pizza delivery robbery

An Augusta man was arrested today in connection to an armed robbery of a pizza delivery man.

04/23/09 - 10:37pm

Mother of child found wandering streets arrested

The mother of a child found wandering the streets was arrested today.

04/23/09 - 10:37pm

Legislation could affect Augusta's Olin plant

A bill that would require phasing out of mercury-based technology at four chlorine factories – including the Olin Corp. plant in Augusta – was introduced today by Rep. Dan Schakowsky, an Illinois Democrat. If passed, it would require elimination of the mercury-ce...

04/23/09 - 7:53pm

Season ticket holders sue Lynx

A group of former Augusta Lynx season ticket holders have filed a lawsuit in Richmond County Magistrate Court against the defunct minor league hockey team for $3,308.32. In the suit, the five season ticket holders, Michelle Baldwin, Thomas Yarbrough, Pamela Scrum, James Condon and Kelly Ayres, said...

04/23/09 - 7:27pm

New hires start work at SRS

The U.S.Department of Energy announced today that the first 50 employees hired with the Savannah River Site’s Recovery Act funding began work this week. Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, SRS – which is scheduled to receive $1.6 billion - will continue to add staff over th...

04/23/09 - 7:54pm

No trial set for Augusta woman, 77, charged in NC slaying

Authorities in Stanly County, N.C., said today they have yet to set a trial date for a 77-year-old Augusta grandmother accused of murdering her husband there in 1986. The trial date of Betty Neumar, of Cambridge Court, has yet to be determined, said Ginger Efird, of the Stanly County District Attor...

04/23/09 - 3:08pm

Ga. board denies clemency for condemned man

ATLANTA - Georgia's pardons rejected a bid for clemency on Thursday by a white supremacist set to be executed next week for the murder of one of his followers.

04/23/09 - 3:00pm
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