Congressman, others planning to speak at amphitheater 'tea party’

U.S. Congressman Paul Broun and South Carolina Lt. Gov. Andre Bauer are among a list of scheduled speakers taking part in Wednesday’s Augusta Tax Day Tea Party at the Augusta Riverwalk Amphitheater from 5 to 10 p.m.

According to a press release, the Tea Party is a described as non-partisan, nationwide event designed to send a message to representatives in Washington that citizens are fed-up with the tax and spend politics that will bankrupt the nation for future generations.

Others on the speaker list include Jeff Annis, Helen Blocker-Adams, Bobby Ross and Michael Ryan, editorial page editor of The Augusta Chronicle.



Savannah River Site resumes normal activity

A suspicious item was discovered Wednesday afternoon at the Savannah River National Laboratory which prompted emergency responseactivities.

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