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...Ar my Corps of Engineers adapts to a leaner fiscal 2012 budget year. Not looking to turn down free help, the chairman of the Georgia Golf Hall of Fame is trying to accommodate a volunteer group that wants to take on the overgrown botanical gardens...

Georgia eyes new Savannah River bridge, but wreck count low, officials say

Georgia is eyeing a new Interstate 20 bridge spanning the Savannah River to improve safety, but the tally of vehicle wrecks might not be cause for concern.

Hugh Tarbutton

SANDERSVILLE, Ga. - Hugh McMaster Tarbutton, a life-long resident of Sandersville, Georgia, passed away on January 7, 2015. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 10th at 11:00 a.m. at the Sandersville United Methodist Church with the

Perdue embraces role as political outsider

ATLANTA -- Tapping into widespread disapproval of Congress, David Perdue campaigns as a candidate from the outside with fresh ideas and perspective.

Bank merger would combine Augusta's First Bank of Georgia with Atlanta financial corporation

A proposed merger was announced that would combine First Bank of Georgia, one of Augusta's largest locally owned banks, with Atlanta-based State Bank Financial Corp.

Augusta banker named state banking chairman

Remer Brinson, president of First Bank of Georgia, is the new chairman of the Georgia Bankers Association.

Biz bits

DETROIT - An old e-mail from a General Motors employee warning of a "serious safety problem" could help trigger another government fine against the automaker.

Georgia Power price plan rattles solar companies

ATLANTA - A plan by Georgia Power to change the way it pays for solar electricity from small- and medium-sized projects is worrying developers just a year after they pushed the monopoly to use more renewable energy.

Lenard Chavis

...and taught classes at Baptist Bible College in Springfield, MO. He also served several terms as the state chairman of the Georgia Baptist Bible Fellowship. He was known by many for his skill as a chalk artist, his rich baritone singing voice...

Biz Bits

STACY TALLENTAward/honor: Elected chairman of the Georgia Credit Union League, the state trade association for Georgia credit unions.Details: He is president of Health Center Credit...