Richmond shows TSPLOST support


With more than 50 percent of precincts reporting, 60 percent of Richmond County voters favored a one-cent sales tax to fund transportation. In Columbia County, that number was 42 percent as of 9:45 p.m.

A 13-county region voted on the TSPLOST referendum. With final reports from Jenkins, Taliaferro and Wilkes counties, 34,335 votes were in favor of the tax and 28,187 opposed it.




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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