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Officials seize more than 1,200 illegal giant snails

...department authorities have seized more than 1,200 live specimens of the large snails, also...of June. The department seized more than 200 snails from a person on Long Island, N...because they multiply quickly, producing 1,200 or more offspring a year. And the snails...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-29/officials-seize-more-1200-ill
Georgia welcome centers to get facelift

...welcome centers and rest areas.The Department of Transportation program that features logos of nearby establishments for $1,200 each per year is generating enough cash to enhance the appearance of the nine welcome centers and 17 rest areas that dot the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-08-29/georgia-wel
Millage rates not complete picture of tax burden

...argued that they weren't getting anything new in return for the annual increase, amounting to $122.50 for the owner of a $200,000 home.After Mayor Deke Copenhaver broke a 5-5 tie to pass the 1.75-mill increase, the countywide rate to be charged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-30/millage-rates-not-comple
A Joyful Noise: Family-friendly comedian Tim Hawkins will perform Sept. 19 in Evans

...topics ranging from church hand-raising to marriage and home-schooling his four kids. His approach has garnered him more than 200 million page views on YouTube, more than 120 sold-out shows each year and more than 350,000 Facebook fans.COST: General...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-08-29/joyful-noise-family-f
Savannah River Site | The Augusta Chronicle

...River Site When the Cold War began in the 1950s, the nation called on Aiken, Barnwell and Allendale counties to provide about 200,000 acres of farmland and forest. Nearly 1,500 families were displaced in the name of freedom and protection from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/businesses/savannah-river-site
Automatic Data Processing | The Augusta Chronicle

...eventually employing more than 1,000 workers. At the end of 2008, the company employed 400 people in Augusta, with plans to add 200 employees each year through 2011, according to Steve Penrose, ADP's senior vice president of operations. Along with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/businesses/automatic-data-proc
Augusta Technical College | The Augusta Chronicle

...off in 2012, none of that ... Augusta Technical College will no longer offer the federal direct loan program after more than 200 students received loans, dropped out of school and took the money with them - leaving the college ... Don't Miss Databases...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/education/colleges-and-universities/augusta-
Augusta Canal | The Augusta Chronicle

...construction and mill life and remind Augustans and visitors alike of the progress, problems, and promise of the Augusta Canal. A $200,000 grant awarded to the Augusta Canal Authority will help continual cleanup efforts to decontaminate the former Sibley Mill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/places/augusta-canal
Veterans Affairs Hospitals | The Augusta Chronicle

...services. AUGUSTA DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS MEDICAL CENTERS: 1 Freedom Way, Augusta, (706) 733-0188. A majority of the 200 veterans who attended Rep. John Barrow's VA town-hall meeting last month complained the QTC exam center routinely rates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/hospitals/veterans-affairs-hos
Commercial rezoning sought for land next to Mullins Crossing

...Columbia County Commission for the second phase was never used.A sign on the property says the second phase covers more than 200,000 square feet.According to notes prepared by Columbia County planning staffers that were attached to the meeting agenda...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-08-28/commercial-