Coliseum authority votes against hiring Atlanta consultant

The Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority voted 7-2 this morning not to hire Atlanta promoter Jerry Dickerson as a consultant.

Mr. Dickerson wanted the city to use SPLOST funds to build an 18,000- to 20,000-seat arena, which several Augusta commissioners oppose.

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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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