Things To Know Tuesday

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Tuesday's Weather
Hot and dry and the same tomorrow.
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Jackson Action?
Public input on Project Jackson will be heard at a hearing Tuesday night. The 6 p.m. meeting will be held at the Aiken Technical College auditorium after a “standing room only” council meeting in August demonstrated a need for a large meeting space. The Project Jackson development on the North Augusta riverfront will include a baseball stadium for the Augusta GreenJackets, a 200-room resort-style hotel and conference center, numerous restaurants, office and retail space and apartments and townhomes.
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Traffic Watch
Three railroad crossing will be closed Wednesday through Friday while crews replace rails and rebuild the crossing. Railroad crossings on Barton Chapel, Sibley Road and Wylds Road will be affected.
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Dining Out?
Check out our restaurant reviews and the health ratings of local restaurants on
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Hair Apparent
NEW ORLEANS — They came sculpted, waxed, sprayed, curled, spiked — or just plain bushy. Beards and mustaches molded to fit categories such as Amish, Dali, Imperial and freestyle were celebrated at the 2013 Just for Men National Beard and Moustache Championships this weekend in New Orleans.
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War With Syria Unpopular, Poll Says
The public opinion polling was daunting for the president and his team. An Associated Press poll showed that 61 percent of those surveyed want Congress to vote against authorization of U.S. military strikes in Syria and 26 percent want lawmakers to support such an action, with the remainder undecided.
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Spooky Volunteers
olden Harvest Food Bank is seeking volunteers for the 21st annual Spooky to Be Hungry food drive, its largest of the year. To volunteer or request a collection barrel, call (706) 736-1199 or e-mail Events Manager Carrie Jones at

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