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Mary Liz Nolan

2 weeks 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 […]

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2 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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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2 weeks ago

LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE FOR GENERAL ELECTION

  LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE FOR GENERAL ELECTION If you live in Georgia, today is the last day you can register to vote in the upcoming November general election. State elections officials have said Georgians with a valid driver’s license can register online. The GA Votes mobile application also allows Georgia residents to […]

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2 weeks ago

IRONMAN 70.3 TRIALTHON WILL RETURN TO AUGUSTA

IRONMAN 70.3 TRIALTHON WILL RETURN TO AUGUSTA The Augusta Sports Council announced today the Ironman 70.3 Triathlon will be held in Augusta for the next three years. The event, which attracts thousands of participants, has had a huge impact on the local economy, according to Board Chairman Michael Sommers. The Triathlon consists of a 1.2 […]

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