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Mary Liz Nolan

3 months ago

GOATS TO BE USED FOR OVERGROWN VEGETATION

  A small herd of goats will be turned loose on overgrown vegetation around Augusta.  City officials hope the goats prove to be a cost-effective way of keeping vegetation under control around the city’s nearly 700 detention ponds. Officials say the goats need a few more days of veterinary care and another shelter at the […]

Mary Liz Nolan

3 months ago

TWO MILLION DOLLAR BOND SET FOR FORMER EVANS TEEN

  Bond was set Thursday for a former Evans teenager accused of shooting and killing her father at the home they shared near Maggie Valley, North Carolina. 17 year old Crystal Howell was taken into custody in Augusta on March 23, one day after Mike Howell’s body was found in a storage shed behind their […]

Mary Liz Nolan

3 months ago

BARROW TO HOST ANNUAL JOBS FAIR

  Representative John Barrow will hold his annual jobs fair in Augusta on Saturday. It’s from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at Georgia Regents University’s Christenberry Fieldhouse on Wrightsboro Road. The first hour will be open exclusively to veteran job seekers, military spouses and active-duty military members.  The job fair opens to the public at […]

Mary Liz Nolan

3 months ago

HISTORIC DOWNTOWN BUILDING GONE SOON

  What’s left of an historic building in Augusta’s downtown will soon be gone. Demolition crews Monday begin removing the remains of the Brislan Building that dates back to the early 1900’s.  The building in the 1100 block of Broad Street was ravaged by fire in early January, destroying several upstairs apartments and a first […]

Mary Liz Nolan

3 months ago

OBAMA SIGNS VETERANS HEALTH CARE OVERHAUL

  President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill aimed at helping veterans avoid long waits for health care. The legislation is a response to reports of veterans dying while awaiting appointments to see Veterans Affairs doctors and of a widespread practice of employees covering up long wait times. Three Augusta veterans died while […]

Mary Liz Nolan

3 months ago

SCHOOL BUS CAMERAS CAN BE USED TO WRITE TICKETS

  A new law means drivers who illegally pass a stopped school bus in South Carolina are more likely to get hit in the wallet. The law allows law enforcement to write traffic tickets after reviewing video captured by cameras installed on school buses.  Previously, an officer had to personally witness the illegal passing to […]

Mary Liz Nolan

3 months ago

FATHER ARRESTED FOR LEAVING CHILD ALONE IN CAR

  Another parent has been charged with deprivation of a minor after his child was found alone in a van.  Richmond County deputies say a security officer spotted the two year old in the vehicle parked outside Augusta Mall Tuesday evening minutes after 27 year old Tyrone Thomas of Girard entered the building. Thomas drove […]

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3 months ago

LADY A TO BE INDUCTED IN MUSIC HALL OF FAME

  Augusta’s own Lady Antebellum will be inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame in October.  Others being inducted include comedian Jeff Foxworthy and Ed Roland of the band, Collective Soul. The ceremony will be held October 11 at the Georgia World Congress Center. Lady A’s Charles Kelly and Dave Haywood were born and […]

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