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Augusta unemployment rate drops to 6.6 percent

...with holiday hiring.Statewide, Metro Athens had the lowest area jobless rate at 5 percent, while the Heart of Georgia-Altamaha region had the highest at 9 percent.Georgia's seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate for November was 7.2 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-25/augusta-unemployment-rate-
Advocate is sought for coastal Altamaha

BRUNSWICK, Ga. - Altamaha Riverkeeper James Holland's watery...portions of the 14,000-square-mile Altamaha watershed in someone else's hands...organization is raising money to create the Altamaha Coastkeeper, which would monitor and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/28/met_94313.shtml
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State to buy land by Altamaha

...miles of riverfront along the scenic Altamaha River for fishing enthusiasts and other...of 300-foot-wide strips lining the Altamaha in five south Georgia counties, from...southwest bank in Glynn County. The Altamaha is the largest river system completely...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/01/met_269182.shtml
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Easement to protect Altamaha

...conservation easement on 1,356 acres along the Altamaha River in McIntosh County that will be...Wildlife Management Area, upriver from the Altamaha Wildlife Management Area and lies near...and also to restore the health of the Altamaha River." The Altamaha River and the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/01/19/met_180986.shtml
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Endangered status proposed for Altamaha spinymussel

BRUNSWICK, Ga. - The rare Altamaha spinymussel, known for its spikes...its shell, is found only in the Altamaha River and its tributaries.The U...Wheeler."It's long overdue. The Altamaha spinymussel should have been on the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-10-07/endangered-status-proposed-a
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New riverkeeper named for Altamaha

...or rather, mud boots, of the new Altamaha Riverkeeper. Out of 17 qualified applicants...Shepherd, executive director for the Altamaha Riverkeeper, with headquarters in Darien...Shepherd said.The mission of the Altamaha Riverkeeper is to conserve and protect...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-10-31/new-riverkeeper-named-altama
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Partnership for river weighs tourism plan

...it has found a way to make money off the Altamaha River without ruining it, and some river advocates say putting more people on the Altamaha could actually make it better. The Altamaha River Partnership, a coalition of the 11...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/20/met_381673.shtml
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Organizations forming group to advocate for river Crabbers

...Holland says declining water quality in the Altamaha River is killing off baby crabs and his...We know that our poisons end up in the Altamaha, and we ought to be doing better...create a river-keeper to watch over the Altamaha. A river-keeper -- a term that dates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/02/met_254923.shtml
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Small staff maintains marshland

...of marshy land near the mouth of the Altamaha River attracts all kinds. In the winter...fields that are the main attraction at the Altamaha Waterfowl Management Area. And it's...has 30,000 acres and extends up the Altamaha almost to the Wayne County line. Much...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/02/23/met_308448.shtml
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River becomes crucial in Jesup mill hearing

...pulp mill on a high bluff above the Altamaha River for its best jobs. Darien relies on the freshwater from the Altamaha to nourish the estuary where the fish...gallons of wastewater daily into the Altamaha. The Georgia Environmental Protection...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/02/16/met_306976.shtml
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