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Activation begins for new traffic signals for Gordon Highway

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 9:57am


New traffic signals on Gordon Highway will begin activation this week.

The signal at the Bobby Jones Expressway eastbound and westbound ramps will begin flash mode Friday and will become fully operational July 22.

The new traffic signals are part of a widening project on Bobby Jones Expressway.

UnitedHealthcare to be fourth company to offer insurance in state exchange next year

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 9:21am



ATLANTA -- UnitedHealthcare is the fourth health insurer seeking to offer insurance statewide in Georgia’s exchange next year.

The Minnesota-based company would join Coventry, Time Insurance Co. and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia in offering health plans in all regions of the state.

This year, Blue Cross was the only statewide insurer in the Georgia exchange, which was created under the Affordable Care Act.

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South Carolina town seeks 9 p.m. kid curfew

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 8:35am


HARDEEVILLE, S.C. — The police chief in Hardeeville wants a stricter curfew for children under age 17.


'The Island Packet' of Hilton Head reports anyone 17 or younger must be inside by midnight unless they are with a parent or guardian, are working or attending an event.


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