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Mary Liz Nolan

3 months ago

700 GUARD MEMBERS DRILL IN SOUTH CAROLINA

700 GUARD MEMBERS DRILL IN SOUTH CAROLINA About 700 National Guard soldiers and airmen from four states are converging on a military base and the Savannah River Site for a joint training exercise this weekend. The three-day exercise involves Army and Air National Guard members from North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Georgia. The operation […]

Mary Liz Nolan

3 months ago

AIKEN COUNTY GETS “EXCELLENT” REPORT CARD

AIKEN COUNTY GETS “EXCELLENT” REPORT CARD The Aiken County school district got an “excellent” rating on its report card from the South Carolina Department of Education. The ratings, just released Friday, are based on results from standardized tests from grades 3 through 8, and from end-of-course tests, the state exit exam and the graduation rate […]

Mary Liz Nolan

3 months ago

DEAN’S REQUEST TO BE RELEASED FROM PRISON, DENIED

DEAN’S REQUEST TO BE RELEASED FROM PRISON, DENIED Former Columbia County Commissioner Scott Dean, behind bars since 2011 when he was found guilty of exposing himself to his teenage daughter, got more bad news today. Dean, whose accuser recanted her accusations last year, had a writ of habeus corpus hearing early this year…asking that his […]

Mary Liz Nolan

3 months ago

CHILLY WEATHER ON THE WAY

CHILLY WEATHER ON THE WAY Forecasters have issued freeze warnings for much of northern, central and western Georgia as the coldest temperatures so far this season blow into the state. The National Weather Service says the warnings will be in effect until 10:00 a.m. Friday.  They cover the entire metro Atlanta area. Bitterly cold weather […]

Mary Liz Nolan

3 months ago

AZZIZ INTERVIEWS FOR LAS VEGAS POSITION

  AZZIZ INTERVIEWS FOR LAS VEGAS POSITION Georgia Regents University President Ricardo Azziz is a likely candidate in the race to become the next president of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Azziz, one of the three finalists for the job, fielded questions there from the public Tuesday regarding his visions for the school. The […]

Mary Liz Nolan

3 months ago

FORMER GRU EMPLOYEE FILES AGE DISCRIMINATION LAWSUIT

  FORMER GRU EMPLOYEE FILES AGE DISCRIMINATION LAWSUIT A man who lost his  job at Georgia Regents University last year has filed an age discrimination lawsuit against the school. Officials say 66 year old Anthony Duva was terminated last December under the school’s workforce reduction plan, but he says that’s not the case. In his […]

Mary Liz Nolan

3 months ago

EMA BLOOD DRIVE UNDERWAY TODAY

EMA BLOOD DRIVE UNDERWAY TODAY Columbia County Emergency Management Agency is sponsoring a blood drive today for Shepeard Community Blood Center. You can donate in the auditorium in building A at the Evans Government Center until 7:00 p.m. or at the bloodmobile at the Roads and Bridges Office in Appling until 4:00 p.m. Officials say […]

Mary Liz Nolan

3 months ago

OFFICIALS MONITORING LANGLEY DAM

OFFICIALS MONITORING LANGLEY DAM Local officials say a leak was discovered Monday at Langley Dam, prompting the immediate release of water to do a controlled withdrawal. Aiken County Sheriff Michael Hunt said they are drawing the water down to keep the leak from getting any worse.  He said he doesn’t expect any problems, but wants […]

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