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...numbers for the quarter, which includes the holiday shopping season.The company said Chris topher A. Sin clair, a board member since 1996, will be chairman and interim CEO.Mattel also disclosed that its net income tumbled 59 percent in the...

Study finds room for new Savannah River port

...modifications that are going to be needed, in an efficient way, but the river can accommodate both," said David Posek, a board member of the South Carolina Ports Authority and chairman of the joint port board.The timing of the Jasper Coun ty project...

Students report on Richmond County school conditions

...performance because of the distractions they cause.Board member Venus Cain said she was particularly concerned with...on our buildings, there's no excuse for that."Board member Jimmy Atkins said he appreciated the committee's information...

Richmond County school board looks at job programs

...construction workers as building accelerates, skilled trade jobs seem primed for added growth over the next few years.Board member Charlie Hannah, who promised a strong focus on expanding career and technical education during his campaign, believes...

Will Mayor Hardie Davis continue open-door policy?

...Ingram; Cedric Johnson, a community liaison for Georgia Regents University; Georgia Department of Trans portation board member Don Grantham; and businessman J.R. Riles, who is calling himself a political consultant these days, which is probably...

Local groups help runners become half marathon-ready

...Running Group held a similar training session on Monday at the Wilson Family Y on Wheeler Road. Like Fleet Feet Augusta, board member Kim Bragg said, the Augusta Striders meets several times a week in advance of the big event to mold couch potatoes...

School board member refuses fingerprints

...County school officials say a newly-elected school board member is refusing to submit to a fingerprint and background...district does on board members, employees and volunteers. Board member Stan Jester says he will only submit to a fingerprint...

Columbia County's school rezoning plan still has hurdles to clear

Editor's note: An earlier version of this story did not accurately reflect School Board member Mike Sleeper's position. With one public meeting in the books and two more to go, Columbia County school officials appear on...

Richmond County School Board, Augusta Regional Airport discuss partnership

...programs around by starting out in Hephzibah."School board member Venus Cain used her childhood experiences to describe...excited by this idea and I want to make it happen."Board member Charlie Hannah said he wants the partnership to lead...

Hannah, Cain, others sworn in to RCBOE positions

...47-year-old resident of District 2, Hannah replaces board member Eloise Curtis, who is retiring after 15 years of service...districts made up of four individual districts. Each board member serves a four-year term and is not term limited.