No bombs found on planes in Atlanta after threat

Police who searched two airplanes at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport found no bombs after online threats were made against the aircraft Saturday.

Augusta lawmaker introduces 5 bills

ATLANTA -- Military veterans, airplane pilots, motorists, divorced parents and public officials could all be getting relief from one of Rep. Earnest Smith's bills...

Columbia County police eager to use drones

...generally carry a battery with some weight. Flown unsafely, they could cause personal injury, property damage or damage to an airplane's engine or structure."Lauren Smith, a public information officer for Augusta Regional Airport, says it has yet to experience...

Home improvement

...job marshaling the community to support this worthy cause, and to have fun doing it. She and her team have people pulling airplanes and rappelling down buildings to do it.Now it would be nice if the community could put them over the top on the house campaign...

Smiles warranted for some, frowns and 'woe is us' for others

...aren't wearing paper bags at the Superdome as in the old days.Instead of resorting to the paper bags, Jets fans hire airplanes to fly banners asking to fire the general manager.The Jets (3-12) still play hard, particularly on defense, but the...

Family of aviation enthusiasts celebrates holiday in Augusta

...family, from his wife to his grandson, has experience inside an airplane's cockpit."It wasn't really a surprise to me, considering how often we exposed them to airplanes when they were young," Christian said. "It was just natural...

Airstream can't keep up with demand

...them out of there fast enough to meet the demand these days.The instantly recognizable silver bubble design - inspired by airplane fuselages - hasn't been tweaked much since the first Airstreams took to the open road in the 1930s on the way to becoming...

Mobile apps still collect data on kids

...options are limited: Wade through each app's privacy policies to make sure you are OK with the terms, or stick the phone on "airplane mode" to shut off the wireless connection and risk losing functionality.A new site, PrivacyGrade.org, found that many...

FAA to order insulation replacement on 700 airplanes

...nearly 700 commercial airplanes will have to replaced...every U.S. commercial airplane, because recent research...to about 700 U.S. airplanes built by the former...Insulation is used in airplanes to keep passengers warm...create problems within an airplane, since insulation is...

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NOW OBAMA'S government has airplanes grabbing private data from people's cell phones. Is this the U.S. or the old USSR? Clearly, this must be against the U...