Residents in Columbia and Richmond counties have just one more week before a seasonal ban on outdoor burning goes into effect May 1.
The ban, which affects 54 counties this year – six more than in 2011 — is part of the Georgia Environmental Protection Division’s effort to red...
Appling resident Dan Eaton, one of five skydivers who jumped from a hot air balloon as it was engulfed in a weekend storm, praised dead balloon pilot Edward Ristaino, whose quick thinking saved their lives.
A Dearing man and his girlfriend could face a McDuffie County jury as early as September in the slaying of the man's ex-wife, who was shot, tied to a pickup and dragged more than five miles along a rural highway.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will give businesses interested in Clarks Hill Lake’s former Little River Marina site more time to submit proposals after new questions were raised during a Jan. 17 site visit.
The questions ranged from who would be responsible if environmen...
An opportunity to lease and redevelop the former Little River Marina site at Clarks Hill Lake attracted 18 interested parties Tuesday during a “pre-proposal site visit” organized by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
“Interest has definitely been higher than expected,”...
Got leftover cooking oil? Don’t throw it away.
Columbia County’s Water Utility and the Augusta Utilities Department want to keep it out of our landfills and sewer lines and will offer used cooking oil recycling from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Friday and from 8 a.m. until noon Sa...