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4 weeks ago

DEAL REMINDS PUBLIC NOT TO LEAVE CHILDREN IN HOT VEHICLES

DEAL REMINDS PUBLIC NOT TO LEAVE CHILDREN IN HOT VEHICLES Governor Nathan Deal urged the public last week to never leave children in hot cars, but if you do see one, call emergency officials immediately. During a heat awareness demonstration last week, Deal also issued a reminder that a new state law allows anyone to […]

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4 weeks ago

LINDA BEAZLEY COMMUNITY ROOM DEDICATION

LINDA BEAZLEY COMMUNITY ROOM DEDICATION A dedication ceremony for the Linda W. Beazley Community Room will be held today at the Municipal Building on Telfair Street. Linda Beazley was the first executive director for the Richmond County Board of Elections and served for 20 years. She served as the county administrator after that, then elections […]

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1 month ago

SAME-SEX MARRIAGE RIGHTS ADS NOW RUNNING IN AUGUSTA

SAME-SEX MARRIAGE RIGHTS ADS NOW RUNNING IN AUGUSTA Thirty second television ads promoting the right to same-sex marriage started airing this week in Augusta and Savannah. Georgia Equality started running the ads ahead of an expected ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court on the issue later this month. Georgia is one of several states that […]

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1 month ago

U.S. SUSPECTS CHINA OF HACKING FEDERAL COMPUTERS

U.S. SUSPECTS CHINA OF HACKING FEDERAL COMPUTERS The U.S. government has been hit again by computer hacking and this time the entire federal workforce, as well as former government employees, might be at risk of having their personal information compromised.  Senator Susan Collins, a Maine Republican who sits on the intelligence committee, says the hackers […]

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1 month ago

AUTHORITIES SEARCH FOR CLUES IN CAUSE OF DEADLY FIRE

AUTHORITIES SEARCH FOR CLUES IN CAUSE OF DEADLY FIRE Firefighters stayed on the scene of Tuesday’s deadly fire at Marshall Square Retirement Center in Evans overnight, putting out hot spots and making sure the fire did not rekindle. Yesterday’s fire claimed the life of 91 year old resident Dorothy Carpenter, and 85 other residents displaced […]

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1 month ago

SECOND CHILD DIES FROM WRECK ON RIVERWATCH PARKWAY

  SECOND CHILD DIES FROM WRECK ON RIVERWATCH PARKWAY A second child has died as a result of a two vehicle crash Monday on Riverwatch Parkway at Stevens Creek Road. Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen said 9 year old Qumain Jones of Augusta died late last night at Children’s Hospital of Georgia. 8 year old […]

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1 month ago

MAN’S BODY RECOVERED FROM THURMOND LAKE

MAN’S BODY RECOVERED FROM THURMOND LAKE A Thomson man’s body was recovered from Thurmond Lake this morning, nearly two weeks after he fell off a jet ski there. Witnesses said they saw 43 year old Christopher Lee Harper fall and resurface.  They say they never saw him again. Divers and Department of Natural Resources crews […]

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1 month ago

ONE DEAD IN MARSHALL SQUARE FIRE

  Photo courtesy Laura J Bradford: ONE DEAD IN MARSHALL SQUARE FIRE An elderly woman died in a devastating fire at Marshall Square Retirement Community off Ronald Reagan Drive in Evans early this morning.  An elderly woman who was unaccounted for was finally found hours later in the building. Residents in the upscale community were […]

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