Amity workers ratify union contract

Workers at the Amity Dyeing and Finishing plant in Augusta ratified...paying around $5 per week dues. When Amity employees voted in March of 1996 for UNITE...said there was no single incident that led Amity workers to unionize. Amity General Manager...

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Fern Wiseman Parrish (AMITY COMMUNITY, Ga.)

AMITY COMMUNITY, Ga. - Mrs. Fern Wiseman Parrish, 93, of the Amity Community entered into rest June 25, 2009 at McDuffie...Parrish was born in Sulphur, Indiana but had lived in the Amity Community since 1968. She was the daughter of the late...

Fern Wiseman Parrish (AMITY COMMUNITY, Ga.)

AMITY COMMUNITY, Ga. - Mrs. Fern Wiseman Parrish, 93 of the Amity Community entered into rest June 25, 2009. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM, today at the Beggs Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Randy Dunaway officiating. Interment...

Textile plant closing; 200 could lose jobs

...of a 5-year-old plant. Workers at Amity Dying and Finishing in Augusta learned...Walker, who is representing the company. Amity's contract with the union granted a 10...Carolina plants for Fieldcrest Cannon. Some Amity workers speculated that the company postponed...

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Paine College's rich history is a monument to pioneering racial relations

...Southerner. And the founders intentionally sought to establish and foster an institution based on mutual trust, interracial amity and accord. And the board has remained interracial and has supported and governed the institution in harmony throughout its...

Biologists make shocking discovery

AMITY, Ga. - Dean Palmer guides a wide jon boat into gusting wind - and speaks loudly above the drone of a gas-powered generator...

Repairs affect parks

...affecting the Army Corps of Engineers. The parks - West Dam, Amity and Parksville - will open April 4 instead of March 1, said...are located within two miles of those areas.Postpone opening Amity, West Dam and Parksville recreation areas until April 4. The...

Parks to open campgrounds

...Lake Recreation Program Manager Lynn Beeson. Other major recreation areas, including Lake Springs, Big Hart, Parksville and Amity, will reopen April 1, she said. "Things are looking good, but keep in mind we've had a lot of high water this winter...

Robert Lee McGee (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

LINCOLNTON, Ga. - Mr. Robert Lee McGee, 74 of Amity Woodlawn Rd. died Fri., Aug. 25 at his residence. A memorial...made to Greenwood Baptist Church c/o Randall Edmunds, 2307 Amity- Woodlawn Rd., Lincolnton, Ga. 30817 The family will...

Mrs. Barbara Stribling (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

...WASHINGTON, Ga. - Mrs. Barbara Turner Stribling, 78, of the Amity Road, Washington, entered into rest Saturday morning at Wills...was a native of Wilkes County, lived most of her life in the Amity Community at the Royal Manufacturing Company in Washington...