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Mary Liz Nolan

3 weeks ago

NEW BUS ROUTE BEGINS IN RICHMOND COUNTY

NEW BUS ROUTE BEGINS IN RICHMOND COUNTY A new bus route from Augusta Mall to Fort Gordon is scheduled to begin service today. The hourly morning and afternoon weekday service, along with Saturday service, is being tested for six months. The bus route includes a stop on Gordon Highway at Barton Chapel Road, along with […]

Mary Liz Nolan

3 weeks ago

BURGLARY SUSPECT SOUGHT IN AIKEN COUNTY

  BURGLARY SUSPECT SOUGHT IN AIKEN COUNTY A burglary suspect is on the loose in Aiken County. Deputies and a bloodhound team are currently searching an area on Pine Log Road near Beech Island Avenue. The suspect is described as a black male, about 6 feet tall.  He was wearing blue jeans and faced black […]

Mary Liz Nolan

3 weeks ago

UNISYS TO BRING 700 JOBS TO AUGUSTA

UNISYS TO BRING 700 JOBS TO AUGUSTA A $3.5 billion global provider of information technology services is bringing 700 jobs to Augusta over the next 5 years. Governor Nathan Deal announced this morning that Unisys will initially use its new service center here to provide services to the U.S. Army.  The company expects to hire […]

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3 weeks ago

GRADUATION RATE IMPROVES AT SOME RICHMOND COUNTY SCHOOLS

GRADUATION RATE IMPROVES AT SOME RICHMOND COUNTY SCHOOLS Richmond County schools graduated slightly more of their students last year.  The Georgia Department of Education says the graduation rate was just under 62%, a nearly 4% increase from the previous year.  That still trailed Georgia’s state average of 72 ½%. In Columbia County, graduation rates rose […]

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3 weeks ago

FREEZE WATCH IN NORTH GEORGIA

FREEZE WATCH IN NORTH GEORGIA The National Weather Service has issued a freeze advisory covering parts of north Georgia. Forecasters issued a freeze watch from late Friday night through Saturday morning in area of north Georgia that includes Fannin, Gilmer, Dawson, Lumpkin and White counties. Meteorologists says it’s possible the Atlanta area could see some […]

Mary Liz Nolan

3 weeks ago

SHOOTING INVESTIGATED IN RICHMOND COUNTY

SHOOTING INVESTIGATED IN RICHMOND COUNTY A man was shot in the leg in the 1100 block of Emmett Street overnight. The victim told police he was walking home when a red vehicle pulled up beside him.  He said a black male got out, robbed him, then shot him in the leg before taking off. The […]

Mary Liz Nolan

4 weeks ago

EMERGENCY ROAD CLOSURE IN COLUMBIA COUNTY

EMERGENCY ROAD CLOSURE IN COLUMBIA COUNTY There’s an emergency temporary road closure on Lake Jean Drive in Evans, according to Columbia County officials.  That’s just west of the intersection with Lawrence Drive near Hereford Farm Road. The emergency road closure is due to roadway failures on Lake Jean Drive at the Lake Jean spillway.  Road […]

Mary Liz Nolan

4 weeks ago

CONGRESSMAN PAUL BROUN FACES SCRUTINY

CONGRESSMAN PAUL BROUN FACES SCRUTINY Outgoing Georgia Congressman Paul Broun faces additional scrutiny by the House Ethics Committee.  The panel chairman and ranking member said Wednesday they want to know whether the Athens Republican improperly used money from what’s called his “members representational allowance.” The congressional ethics office says there’s substantial reason to believe Broun […]

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