WGAC
NEWS – TALK

 
mary-liz-nolan-header-banner

Mary Liz Nolan

5 months ago

DEFENSE SECRETARY WANTS TO SEE TROOP LEVELS REDUCED

  Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says the United States can afford to cut the size of its military, as long as it retains a technological edge. Hagel is proposing shrinking the Army to its smallest size since before the U.S. became involved in World War II. He wants to see troop levels reduced from the […]

Mary Liz Nolan

5 months ago

OUT-OF-STATE COMPANIES HIRED FOR CLEANUP WORK

  Augusta Commissioners have approved hiring two Florida companies to help with the storm cleanup in Richmond County. One of the companies will focus on picking up the storm debris while the other will document how much is collected in hopes the Federal Emergency Management Agency will reimburse the city for the cleanup. Officials say […]

Mary Liz Nolan

5 months ago

SCAMMERS BE WARNED

  Tree service companies are working diligently to cut and remove downed trees from this month’s ice storm, but many of the companies offering their services are not local. Officials say tree companies from across the country arrived last week, hoping to cash in on the cleanup efforts. Aiken County Sheriff Michael Hunt held a […]

Mary Liz Nolan

5 months ago

WOMAN SENTENCED FOR STEALING HOME OWNERS ASSOCIATION FUNDS

  A Columbia County woman admitted in court Thursday stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from her homeowners association.  46 year old Laurie Vanover was sentenced to ten years in prison for taking nearly $268,000 from the Stratford homeowners group. When she gets out, the judge ordered Vanover to serve 28 years probation and re-pay  […]

Webmaster

5 months ago

RICHMOND COUNTY CORONER RESIGNS

  Richmond County Coroner Grover Tuten has resigned.  He faces more than a dozen indictments.  Eight for stealing from the dead, and five for violating his oath of office. Tuten’s last day on the job will be Friday, February 28.  Chief Deputy Coroner Mark Bowen will serve the remainder of Tuten’s term.  Tuten is free […]

Mary Liz Nolan

5 months ago

STORM DEBRIS REMOVAL MAP POSTED

  The long process of debris removal is underway following last week’s ice storm that hit the CSRA. Columbia County EMA Director Pam Tucker says crews started picking up storm debris on Wednesday, and said it could take up to 45 days to complete the process. Tucker says the work zones have been established and […]

Mary Liz Nolan

5 months ago

STORM DEBRIS BURN PERMITS NEEDED

  Richmond County Fire Marshall Jason Beard reminds residents you must adhere to county regulations before burning storm debris on your property. Beard said a permit from the forestry department is required before you can do any outdoor burning. If you do have a permit, keep in mind burning must be done at least 100 […]

Mary Liz Nolan

5 months ago

STATE EYES PLAN TO EASE SNOW DAY REQUIREMENTS

  Georgia’s state school board is considering how to ease the burden on school districts to make up days lost because of abnormally bad weather. Districts statewide have been forced to cancel classes numerous times this school year because of ice and snow. Under a plan that will be considered by the Georgia State Board […]

Page 37 of 43« First...102030...3536373839...Last »