Savannah River Bacteria | The Augusta Chronicle

...animals produced in that vicinity, but should be wary of consuming large amounts of fish from the Savannah ... While city engineers continue to search for sources of fecal coliform bacteria flowing into the Savannah River via storm drains near Olde...

Corps finds deficiencies in US levees, including Augusta's

...construction, operation and maintenance standards."Since Katrina, they're almost hyper-vigilant," said John Sachi, city engineer for South St. Paul. "It's almost like they're remedying their mistakes from the past by putting the onus on...

'Veranda concept' presented for downtown Augusta

...can have weddings upstairs," Williams said.Williams said he has discussed the plans with Mayor Deke Copenhaver, city engineers and several commissioners, who are on board with the project. He said he plans to talk with more residents and the...

Spill kills fish in canal near Waycross

...the city. The system drains into Tebeau Creek, which flows into the Satilla River northeast of Waycross.Waycross City Engineer Frank Baugh says someone may have dumped something into the canal. He says some small bream and catfish were found...

Property sale, cleanup of old depot approved

...taxpayers of funding a new plan and offering it to about 100 employees who have not joined any of the plans. - Offered city engineer Abie Ladson a salary of $110,000. Reach Sylvia Cooper at (706) 823-3228 or sylvia.cooper@augustachronicle...

Commission OKs budget without tax increase

...Don Grantham and Jerry Brigham opposed, Alvin Mason having left early and Betty Beard absent -- to settle former city engineer Teresa Smith's discrimination lawsuit for $125,000. Ms. Smith will receive a letter of recommendation, and...

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Settlement update to be heard today

...federal court on their settlement negotiations in the employment discrimination lawsuit filed against Augusta by a former city engineer. The case had been set for trial in September, but with the parties interested in settlement talks, Senior U.S...

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A closer look at Woody Merry's bugaboos

...and questions Mr. Williams' property taxes. The taxes were paid; the case was dismissed. JULY 2007: Former city engineer Teresa Smith files discrimination lawsuit over her firing. Case pending. OCTOBER 2007: Association for Fair Government...

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Area News Briefs

...ground. Commission members said they were told by the city engineer that the lines would be buried underground. They favored...added. The matter is expected to be referred to the city engineer for further discussion. Morehouse ceremony set for...

Who's minding the store?

...Augusta Commission, the city's legal department cut a $125,000 check to Smith's lawyers to settle the former city engineer's wrongful termination lawsuit. And, oh by the way, apparently before Smith herself had even agreed to accept...

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