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Mary Liz Nolan

2 months ago

SOUTH CAROLINA REPORTS FIRST FLU DEATH OF THE SEASON

SOUTH CAROLINA REPORTS FIRST FLU DEATH OF THE SEASON Health officials say South Carolina has had its first death of this flu season. The Department of Health and Environmental Control said it was notified Tuesday that someone from the Midlands died from laboratory-confirmed flu.  DHEC didn’t release any other details about the person. There is […]

Mary Liz Nolan

2 months ago

COMMISSIONERS VOTE AGAINST CITY EXCISE TAX

COMMISSIONERS VOTE AGAINST CITY EXCISE TAX Local manufacturers can breathe a sigh of relief.  Augusta Commissioners voted Tuesday against imposing a city excise tax on the energy businesses use to make their products.  Some Commissioners wanted to re-impose the tax that Georgia’s general assembly eliminated and use the money for pay raises sought for his […]

Mary Liz Nolan

2 months ago

HUNTSMAN PIGMENTS TO HIRE 100 HERE SOON

HUNTSMAN PIGMENTS TO HIRE 100 HERE SOON The Georgia Department of Labor will help Huntsman Pigments recruit about 100 workers for a new manufacturing facility under construction near Augusta Regional Airport. The company, which was previously known as Rockwood Pigments, will produce synthetic iron oxide pigments that are used to color items in construction, plastics […]

Mary Liz Nolan

2 months ago

GAY MARRIAGES START IN SOUTH CAROLINA

  GAY MARRIAGES START IN SOUTH CAROLINA A South Carolina court has issued a marriage license to a same-sex couple despite the state’s constitutional ban against the practice and the attorney general’s pledge to defend it. Charleston County Probate Judge Irvin Condon issued the license this morning to two women. Earlier this week, the U.S. […]

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2 months ago

HEATING COSTS TO GO DOWN THIS WINTER

HEATING COSTS TO GO DOWN THIS WINTER It probably won’t cost as much to stay warm this winter because a repeat of the deep freeze that kept much of the nation shivering last winter is not likely this  year. The Energy Department’s annual prediction of winter heating costs released today says Americans won’t have to […]

Mary Liz Nolan

2 months ago

GOVERNOR TO ATTEND FALL FESTIVAL HERE

GOVERNOR TO ATTEND FALL FESTIVAL HERE Governor Nathan Deal will be in Columbia County for a fall festival this weekend. The Columbia County Republican party is hosting the event Saturday at the Evans Town Center Park. The festival is from 9:00 to 11:00 am and will include music, food, face painting and other activities. There […]

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2 months ago

SAT SCORES STAY FLAT IN GEORGIA

SAT SCORES STAY FLAT IN GEORGIA Georgia State School Superintendent John Barge says SAT scores dropped slightly in Georgia, but more students took the test last year.  In fact, 77 percent of Georgia High School students took the SAT last year, which was a 2% increase over 2013. The mean score for critical reading was […]

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2 months ago

LOCAL FIREFIGHTERS TRAINED TO GET EBOLA TRAINING

  LOCAL FIREFIGHTERS TRAINED TO GET EBOLA TRAINING Officials say Augusta firefighters will be trained in how to identify potential Ebola cases.  The virus has not turned up in the CSRA, but officials say firefighters will be armed with the tools needed in case it does. The training will include a video created by the […]

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