Originally created 03/15/05

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Chlorine Meetings

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control is holding public meetings to discuss the effects of chlorine on human health and the environment.

Today and Thursday: 7 p.m. at Leavelle McCampbell Middle School, 8 Canal St. in Graniteville.Body CopyBack in Time:

Today in regional history:

March 15, 1978

The Augusta civic center architects feel the construction company building the civic center is "dragging its feet" and should put more men on the job and work longer hours.

Manager C. Richard Cobb told members of the Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority that I.M. Pei and Associates, designers of the civic center, are "very adamant" that the construction firm is not justified in seeking a delay in completion based on "inadequate information" in architectural drawings.

Mercury Construction Co., builders of the civic center, asked for a 109-day extension beyond the Feb. 20, 1979, completion date because of delays from bad weather and inadequate information in the Pei firm's drawings.

Government Meetings

Today

  • Augusta Commission, 2 p.m., Municipal Building Commission Chamber, 530 Greene St.
  • Aiken County committees, Administrative Committee, 5 p.m.; JPS Committee, 5:30 p.m.
  • Aiken County Council work session, 6 p.m., Council Building, 736 Richland Ave., Aiken
  • Aiken County Council , 7 p.m., Council Building, 736 Richland Ave., Aiken
  • Columbia County Commission, 6:30 p.m., Evans Government Center Auditorium, 630 Ronald Reagan Drive, Evans
  • Wednesday

  • Richmond County Personnel Board, 4 p.m., Municipal Building Commission Chamber, Greene Street
  • Thursday

  • Development Authority of Richmond County, 10 a.m. in Conference Room, Chamber of Commerce Building, 600 Broad St.
  • Columbia County Clean & Beautiful Committee, 6 p.m., Human Resources Conference Room, Building B, 630 Ronald Reagan Drive, Evans
  • Columbia County Planning Commission,
  • 6:30 p.m., Evans Government Center Auditorium, 630 Ronald Reagan Drive, Evans

  • North Augusta Planning Commission, 7 p.m., second-floor council chambers, Municipal Building, 400 E. Buena Vista Ave.
  • Monday

  • Richmond County General Aviation Commission, noon, Daniel Field Conference Room
  • Richmond County standing committees: Public Services, 12:30 p.m.; Administrative Services, 1 p.m.; Public Safety, 1:30 p.m.; Finance, 2 p.m.; Engineering Services, 3 p.m., all meetings held in the eighth-floor Committee Room of the Municipal Building, 530 Greene St.
  • Richmond County Board of Zoning Appeals, 2:30 p.m., eighth-floor Committee Room, Municipal Building, 530 Greene St.
  • Augusta-Richmond County Tree Commission, 4 p.m., eighth-floor Committee Room, Municipal Building, 530 Greene St.
  • Augusta-Richmond County Library Board,
  • 4:30 p.m., Main Library, 902 Greene St.

  • North Augusta City Council, 7 p.m., second floor, Municipal Building, 400 E. Buena Vista Ave.
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