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  • Crews investigate chemical leak on Marvin Griffin Road
    Hazmat crews and other emergency responders were called to the industrial area on Marvin Griffin Road after a chemical leak this morning. Fire department spokeswoman Dee Griffin said a truck leaked hydrochloric acid in a trail about 3,000 feet long and 30 inches wide. Deputies have closed off an area of the road while crews work to clean the area. More
  • Man shot dead on Teakwood Drive
    A 22-year-old man died after being shot several times early today in south Augusta. According to a statement from the sheriff's office, Wesley D. Cave, died at the scene -- 2615 Teakwood Drive. Deputies answered the call shortly after 1 a.m. More
  • Plant Vogtle reactor project workforce tops 6,000 workers, will grow
    One of America’s largest construction projects – the addition of two nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle – is expected to get even larger this year. Plant Vogtle co-owner Georgia Power said in a project update this week that total employment at the unit 3 and 4 construction site near Waynesboro has surpassed 6,000 workers. A Georgia Power spokesman said Tuesday the workforce will get even larger as contractors push ahead to complete the reactors by June 2019 and June 2020. More
  • Anderson wins GOP runoff for state senate seat
    Former state representative and local farmer Lee Anderson won the GOP nomination for the State Senate District 24 seat over Army veteran Greg Grzybowski in a runoff Tuesday. Unofficial results showed Anderson took the district — which has eight counties including Columbia, Lincoln and Richmond — with 56 percent of the vote. More
  • Kellie Kenner McIntyre wins Richmond County State Court judgeship
    Kellie Kenner McIntyre won the runoff for a Richmond County State Court judgeship Tuesday, handily defeating opponent Robert “Bo” Hunter. With 70 of 70 precincts reporting, the current Richmond County State Court solictior received 8,596 votes compared to 6,554 for Hunter, an attorney and former solicitor. McIntyre attributed her success to faith in God when commenting about the election result. More
  • 46 people charged in drug-distribution conspiracy involving flights out of D/FW Airport
    The 46 were indicted by a federal grand jury in Dallas on June 23; the indictment was unsealed this morning following a joint operation involving the FBI, Dallas police and the Internal Revenue Service. The defendants are scheduled to begin making ...
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