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Fired school data clerk files federal discrimination complaint

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 5:38pm

A longtime Richmond County data clerk is accusing the school system of discrimination after she was fired last year while undergoing chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer.

Jacquelyn McFeely, 50, filed a federal discrimination complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on March 14, alleging the school system retaliated against her based on age and disability when she was terminated in November.

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Expect to see a lot of smoke today

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 5:11pm

There will be a lot of burning going on today in the Augusta area.

The Georgia Forestry Service issued 130 open burning permits in Columbia County and 70 in Richmond County for use today, said Pam Tucker, director of the Columbia County Emergency and Operations Division. Fort Gordon is also conducting a prescribed burn of 100 acres.

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