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Mary Liz Nolan

6 months ago

SPORTS AUTHORITY CLOSING HERE

  Colorado-based athletic equipment retailer Sports Authority will be closing its store in Augusta on Augusta West Parkway soon. It’s not known how many of the company’s 460 stores are closing across the country. A going-out-of-business sale has already started at Sports Authority here.  As one sporting goods store is closing, one just opened and […]

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6 months ago

SHERIFF WANTS 20 PERCENT INCREASE FOR EMPLOYEES

  If Aiken County Sheriff Michael Hunt has his way, employees in his department will be getting a 20 percent raise. Hunt asked County Council members Tuesday to approve the salary hike, which would amount to about $10,000 per employee. Hunt said the increase is needed due to the number of employees the department has […]

Mary Liz Nolan

6 months ago

SECOND VEHICLE IDENTIFIED IN HIT-AND-RUN

  Richmond County authorities have identified a second vehicle they believe was involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident earlier this month.  The accident claimed the life of 14 year old Zykeith Harris and critically injured a second teen. Investigators believe as many as three vehicles struck Harris and previously identified one as a 90’s model […]

Mary Liz Nolan

6 months ago

DEAL SET TO SIGN BILL EXPANDING GUN RIGHTS IN GEORGIA

  Governor Nathan Deal will sign legislation today expanding where people with licenses to carry can bring their guns in Georgia. The bill makes several changes to state law.  It allows those with a license to carry to bring a gun into a bar without restriction and into some government buildings that don’t have certain […]

Mary Liz Nolan

6 months ago

MISSING LINCOLN COUNTY WOMAN FOUND DEAD

  The body of a missing Lincoln County woman was found yesterday in Fishing Creek. 72 year old Shirley Lavender had been missing for a little over a week, according to her family.  Authorities say Lavender’s body was found in her submerged car near a boat ramp off Georgia State 79. The cause of her […]

Mary Liz Nolan

6 months ago

TUBERCULOSIS TESTING DONE AT LOCAL SCHOOL

  More than 200 students and staff were tested for tuberculosis Monday at Hephzibah High School. Richmond County Health Department workers tested those who may have been exposed to a student who is being treated after showing symptoms of the disease. Workers will return to the school Wednesday to read the skin test results.  Officials […]

Mary Liz Nolan

6 months ago

EXPLOSIVES TRAINING SET TO BEGIN AT FORT GORDON

  Explosives training will get underway Wednesday at Fort Gordon. Officials say you shouldn’t be concerned if you hear the noise for the rest of the week. The 202nd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit will be training in the Artillery Impact Area on post starting Wednesday afternoon.  Officials say even residents in the Blythe and Harlem […]

Mary Liz Nolan

6 months ago

CHARLES WALKER HOSPITALIZED AFTER SURGERY

  Associates say former Georgia State Senator Charles Walker is doing well and expected to recover completely after major surgery.  Augusta Commissioner Bill Fennoy confirmed Walker underwent an undisclosed procedure recently at Georgia Regents Medical Center. Walker moved to a transitional center in Columbia late last year after spending eight years in a federal prison […]

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