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Mary Liz Nolan

2 months ago

SCHOOL SUPPLIES TO BE COLLECTED THIS WEEK

  The United Way of the CSRA says over 9,000 school supplies valued at nearly $17,000 were collected at last weekend’s Stuff the Bus school supply drives in the area. United Way is partnering with Walmart to collect additional supplies this weekend.  You can donate school supplies or cash at the Walmart stores on Bobby […]

Mary Liz Nolan

2 months ago

NO MILLAGE INCREASE YET IN RICHMOND COUNTY

  No tax increase for Richmond County property owners.  At least not for now. Augusta Commissioners had considered a two-mill increase, which would have meant roughly $70 a year more in taxes for a $100,000 home. Three Commissioners who were in favor of an increase said the money is needed to cover increasing expenses. Others […]

Mary Liz Nolan

2 months ago

AT LEAST 100 TO BE HIRED AT POST EXCHANGE

  The Post Exchange at Fort Gordon is hiring more than 100 people as a $22 million expansion project there continues. The existing 98,000 square feet of shopping space will nearly double and officials say they expect the project to be finished in April of 2015. The new food court, which is moving from the […]

Mary Liz Nolan

2 months ago

SALES TAX HOLIDAY COMING THIS WEEKEND

    Friday marks the beginning of the annual sales tax holiday weekend in Georgia and South Carolina. Shoppers will enjoy paying no sales tax on school supplies, clothing and footwear, computers, and other miscellaneous items as students get ready to head back to school. Georgia’s sales tax holiday is this Friday and Saturday.  It […]

Mary Liz Nolan

2 months ago

ESCAPEES BACK IN CUSTODY

  Two inmates who escaped from the jail in Grovetown Friday night are back in custody. 21 year old Joshua Gray and 24 year old Michael Davis were arrested at Circle-K on Washington Road in Augusta the following day. Gray’s mother, Malisa Self, and Samuel Cline, were also arrested for their part in helping the […]

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2 months ago

PUBLIC MEMORIAL SERVICE SET FOR FORMER DEAN OF DENTAL MEDICINE

  A public memorial service has been planned for Dr. Connie Drisko, former Dean of the College of Dental Medicine at Georgia Regents University, on September 5 at 1:30 p.m. in the Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre on Georgia Regents University’s Summerville campus. Drisko died June 22 at Georgia Regents Medical Center after a short battle […]

Mary Liz Nolan

2 months ago

UP IN SMOKE TOUR COMING TO AUGUSTA

  The Up In Smoke Tour, featuring Cheech & Chong and the multi-platinum selling band, War, is coming to the Bell Auditorium September 18. Tickets go on sale at 10:00 a.m. this Friday, August 1. You can purchase them online at www.georgialinatix.com; by phone 877-428-4849; or at the Champions Box Office at the James Brown […]

Mary Liz Nolan

2 months ago

PRIMARY RUNOFF ELECTION RESULTS

  Businessman David Perdue defeated longtime Representative Jack Kingston in a Republican runoff Tuesday for Georgia’s U.S. Senate nomination.  He’ll face Democrat Michelle Nunn in the November general election.  Unofficial results showed Perdue with a lead of more than 6,000 votes with 93 percent of the precincts reporting. In the State Senate District 22 race, […]

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