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Mary Liz Nolan

7 months ago

PARTRIDGE INN SET TO GO ON THE AUCTION BLOCK

  The Partridge Inn goes on the auction block later this month.  Bidding will start at $2 million when they’re accepted, starting May 19. You can find the listing on auction.com. The historic hotel was first listed on that website a year ago, but the listing was pulled days before the bidding was set to […]

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7 months ago

NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER OBSERVED TODAY

  The nation observes a National Day of Prayer today. For the 63rd consecutive year, events are planned across the country to encourage people to set aside some time to pray for the nation. Several National Day of Prayer events are scheduled in the area today.  There’s a service at 6:00 p.m. at Beulah Grove […]

Mary Liz Nolan

7 months ago

OPEN BURNING BAN TO GO INTO EFFECT

  Georgia’s open burning ban goes into effect Thursday.  The open burning ban prohibits residents and businesses from burning yard and land-clearing debris from May 1 through September 30.  The ban is in addition to the year-round state ban on burning household garbage. Officials say there are some exceptions, however.  Campfires and agricultural activities are […]

Mary Liz Nolan

7 months ago

FATHER AND DAUGHTER CHARGED IN “CHOP SHOP” OPERATION

  An Augusta father and daughter have been charged after sheriff’s deputies broke up a “chop shop” operation.  37 year old Sammy Hardwick Jones was charged after deputies got a tip that a stolen truck was being stripped in the 3700 block of Byrd Road. Deputies found the engine and other parts of a truck […]

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7 months ago

SCAM ALERT IN THE AREA

  The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office says they’ve received two reports recently regarding a new phone scam.  The person calls and tells the victim he is with the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office and they’ve missed reporting for jury duty.  Now, he says, there is a warrant for the person’s arrest. The scam artist tells the […]

Mary Liz Nolan

7 months ago

LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT TODAY

  The National Weather Service has issued a lake wind advisory for the CSRA until 6:00 tonight. Meteorologists say the strongest winds should be expected this afternoon.  These gusty winds will have the potential to produce some downed limbs that were weakened by February’s ice storm. Meanwhile, a tree fell on some power lines near […]

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7 months ago

NO MOX LAYOFFS THROUGH THE END OF SEPTEMBER

  Senator Lindsey Graham said this morning there will be no layoffs at the MOX facility at the Savannah River Site through the end of September. Graham, who has been outspoken in his opposition to the Obama Administration’s planned decision to put the facility in Cold Standby, spoke with Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz about […]

Mary Liz Nolan

7 months ago

GOVERNOR SIGNS HOPE TECHNICAL GRANT SCHOLARSHIP BILL

  Georgia Governor Nathan Deal has signed a bill into law establishing the Zell Miller Grant for technical college students, which provides full tuition coverage for those eligible for the HOPE Grant and who maintain a 3.5 GPA. Tuesday is the last day for Deal to sign, veto or allow legislation to become law without […]

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