Augusta commissioners choose June 16 as SPLOST vote date

Augusta city commissioners decided today in a 6-2 vote to go with a June 16 voting date for the next round of special puropose penny sales tax collections.

Commissioners Jerry Brigham and Joe Bowles opposed the date. Two other commissioners Alvin Mason and Don Grantham were not present when the vote was taken.

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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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