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Wilson talks SRS waste, Yucca Mountain revival with Congressional Subcommittee

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Experts and legislators sat before Congress Wednesday to talk about reviving a multi-billion-dollar nuclear waste burial project and the nation’s expanding nuclear waste problems; including waste currently stored at Savannah River Site. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

Thomson police officer placed on leave

2 hours 59 min ago
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Thomson City Administrator Don Powers said Wednesday that Capt. Marquis Murray has been placed on administrative leave with pay while a personnel matter is being resolved. Read more

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2 held after deputy says drugs tossed

2 hours 59 min ago
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Richmond County deputies made two arrests Tuesday after pulling over a vehicle whose occupants threw drugs out the window, authorities said. Read more

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For the record

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 11:42pm
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Indictments

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Taking some time out with their friends

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 11:10pm
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City franchise fee revenues down

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 7:42pm
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City officials say they’ll continue to monitor steep declines in electrical franchise fees and sales taxes. Read more

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Rants and raves

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 7:12pm
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President Trump is holding millions of Americans’ health care for ransom unless taxpayers agree to fund his ridiculous wall. Read more

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Nuclear Regulatory Commission gives Vogtle violation for radiation detection problems

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 5:05pm
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The Nuclear Regulatory Commission delivered a letter to Vogtle Nuclear Plant Site Vice President B. Keith Taber on Monday, officially issuing a “white” violation for discrepancies in radiation emission systems discovered during a February inspection. Read more

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Man convicted on federal charges in pair of Augusta robberies

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 4:03pm
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Piece by piece, the prosecutor stacked the physical evidence in front of Robbie Lee Mouzon on Wednesday morning, demonstrating to the jury how the evidence proved Mouzon was the masked man who robbed two Augusta businesses at gunpoint. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Augusta man charged with making false statement in homicide case

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 3:53pm
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An Augusta man is now facing a felony offense for allegedly misleading sheriff detectives investigating an unsolved homicide. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Hephzibah man indicted in connection with fatal hit and run

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 2:34pm
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A Richmond County grand jury returned an indictment against a Hephzibah man in connection with a 2014 fatal hit and run. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Augusta man shot, killed Wednesday

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 2:30pm
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An Augusta man was shot and killed Wednesday on Sullivan Road. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Deal set to sign education legislation

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 1:22pm
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Gov. Nathan Deal, joined by members of the General Assembly, will sign education legislation that will give the state more control over “failing schools” at the State Capitol on Thursday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Arrests made in connection to disappearance of Augusta man

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 1:17pm
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Two Aiken County men were arrested Wednesday and charged with kidnapping an Augusta man, whose remains authorities believe have been found. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

New EDTS cyber division could employ 100 in five years

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 1:09pm
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Augusta-based IT firm EDTS LLC on Wednesday announced the formation of a cybersecurity-specific business unit that is projected to employ up to 100 people within five years. Read more

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Rural hospital in Jenkins County to close

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 10:58am
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Another rural hospital is closing its doors in Georgia. Read more

Georgia Health News Photos Andy Miller

State to offer public education forum on Thursday

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 10:13am
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The Georgia State Board of Education will hold a public hearing for residents in the 12th Congressional District on Thursday. Read more

Staff Writer Doug Stutsman

3 slain in gang-related shooting in Savannah

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 11:20pm
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SAVANNAH, Ga. — Police said a shooting involving gang members left three people dead early Monday inside a home in Savannah, ending the longest streak in two years that the city had experienced no killings. Read more

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Rants and raves

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 11:20pm
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What’s the SCLC, Catholics and other Christians who historically have been staunch Democrats going to do now that pro-life supporters are no longer welcome in the Democrat party according to your new DNC chairman? After all, you can’t really be Christian and be in favor of murdering the unborn child, can you? Read more

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Getting a quadcopter’s eye view

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 11:19pm
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Staff Photographer Photos Michael Holahan