Severe thunderstorm watch noted for Ga., S.C. counties

A severe thunderstorm watch has been announced this afternoon and evening for several Georgia counties including Richmond, Columbia, Burke, McDuffie and Lincoln.

In South Carolina, Aiken, Edgefield, Barnwell, McCormick and Saluda are included.

According to local emergency management officials, the warning is in effect until 10 p.m.

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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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