"It's very important for people to use common sense," said Dee Griffin, spokeswoman for the Augusta Fire Department.
Each of the hundreds who attended Tuesday's Fall Safety Festival at Daniel Field left with something, whether it was the opportunity to sit on Santa's lap, a plate of traditional Thanksgiving food or the reassurance that children were strapped in safely.
The lights are on at Lights of the South - all 5 million-plus bulbs. The popular holiday attraction opened Nov. 20 with a few changes.
The national Soldiers Angels organization offers support to deployed soldiers.
An Aiken framing contractor was fined $23,100 by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration for a worker's fatal fall at an Evans home construction site in May.
Tow to Go will offer a free vehicle tow and ride to their home or a safe destination within 10 miles anytime Wednesday through Saturday.
The commissioner of the Georgia Department of Community Health signed the final order Monday allowing Georgia Regents Medical Center to build a hospital near Grovetown, closing the door for appeals.
ATLANTA - Test scores released last week prompted representatives of various minority-rights organizations to call Monday for greater taxpayer funding of public schools to close the performance gap between white and minority students.