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Mary Liz Nolan

4 weeks ago

CHARLES WALKER RELEASED FROM CUSTODY

CHARLES WALKER RELEASED FROM CUSTODY Former State Senator Charles Walker is a free man today. The former Senate Majority Leader from Augusta was convicted in 2005 on 127 felony charges that included fraud and conspiracy. He was sentenced to 121 months in prison and ordered to pay more than $1 million in restitution. Walker was […]

Mary Liz Nolan

4 weeks ago

HIRING EVENT MONDAY

HIRING EVENT MONDAY MAU Workforce Solutions is holding a hiring event Monday, September 29, in hopes of finding stick welders, forklift operators and mechanical assemblers. They will be doing on-the-spot interviews from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the Double Tree Hotel on Perimeter Parkway. Applicants need to apply online first before going to the […]

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4 weeks ago

GRUB FOR GRU EVENT RAISES MONEY FOR SCHOOL

GRUB FOR GRU EVENT RAISES MONEY FOR SCHOOL Today is “Grub for GRU” day. Local participating restaurants will contribute 10% of all pre-taxed food sales to Georgia Regents University.  It’s part of an annual fundraising campaign for the school.  They hope to raise at least $800,000. Some of the participating restaurants include Pizza Joint, Farmhaus, […]

Mary Liz Nolan

4 weeks ago

DRUG “TAKE BACK” PROGRAM FRIDAY IN AUGUSTA

DRUG “TAKE BACK” PROGRAM FRIDAY IN AUGUSTA The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Agency’s national program, will host a drug “take back” at two locations on Friday. The pharmaceutical drop boxes can be used for unused prescription drugs and/or expired prescription drugs. The drop boxes will be available at CVS […]

Mary Liz Nolan

4 weeks ago

MORE THAN 200 LAYOFFS EXPECTED AT NUTRASWEET HERE

MORE THAN 200 LAYOFFS EXPECTED AT NUTRASWEET HERE More than 200 workers are losing their jobs at the NutraSweet plant in south Augusta by the end of the year. The move is in response to an announcement that the company will no longer make the artificial sweetener aspartame. Foreign competition made it impossible for NutraSweet […]

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4 weeks ago

SHOOTING SUSPECT SOUGHT

SHOOTING SUSPECT SOUGHT A man who was shot Wednesday on Morning Drive in Augusta is now in critical condition at Georgia Regents Medical Center. The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office says 24 year old Darius Parks was shot just after 5:00 p.m. Authorities have identified 17 year old Sedrick Williams of Formosa Drive as the shooter.  […]

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4 weeks ago

WAL-MART LAUNCHING MOBILE CHECKING ACCOUNT

WAL-MART LAUNCHING MOBILE CHECKING ACCOUNT Wal-Mart is launching a mobile checking account for its customers that will eliminate some of the fees charged by banks. The company announced today that the GoBank checking account through Green Dot Corp. has no minimum balance requirements or overdraft fees.  A monthly membership charge of $8.95 can also be […]

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4 weeks ago

MURDER SUSPECT TO RETURN TO COLUMBIA COUNTY

  MURDER SUSPECT TO RETURN TO COLUMBIA COUNTY The way is clear for a Florida man to return to Columbia County to face a murder charge.  Authorities in Jacksonville are dropping traffic charges against 21 year old Daniel Robinson who allegedly shot and killed 55 year old Bill DaVitte in the parking lot of Marvin […]

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