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Migos members arrested after Georgia Southern concert

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 10:25am

STATESBORO, Ga. — All three members of the hip-hop group Migos face drug and weapon charges following their arrests after they left the stage at a weekend performance at Georgia Southern University, authorities said.

The group and its associates arrived for the Saturday night concert on the Statesboro campus in two vans, Bulloch County sheriff’s officials said in a statement to The Associated Press.

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Ga. pipeline practices changed over time

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 7:54am

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Energy giant Kinder Morgan plans to build its Palmetto Pipeline across 210 miles of Georgia to tie into an existing pipeline and bring gasoline and diesel from the Gulf Coast and ethanol from South Carolina to terminals in North Augusta, S.C., Richmond Hill, Ga., and Jacksonville.

Petroleum pipelines have a peculiar past in Georgia. Their history was built on support of national defense in World War II and altered in the 1990s by angry and influential plantation owners.

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Pipeline meeting crowd expected

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 7:45am

The Georgia Department of Transportation is expecting more than 100 people, and anti-pipeline groups are expecting even more at the first of two official public hearings about the controversial Palmetto Pipeline on Tuesday in Richmond Hill near Savannah.


“We’re setting up the room for around 150,” said DOT spokeswoman Jill Nagel.


“I’m bringing buses of people,” said Tonya Bonitatibus of the Augusta-based Savannah Riverkeeper.


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Savannah schools may curb homework

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 7:11am


SAVANNAH, Ga. -- When it meets next month, the Savannah-Chatham school board will consider a proposed policy that would limit the amount of homework students are assigned each day and would require teachers to coordinate test and assignment dates to lighten students’ daily workloads.


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