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4 people, including 2 children, found dead in Atlanta area apartment

...man, woman and two children - believed to be 10 and 5 years old - in a Johns Creek apartment Monday morning, said city spokeswoman Rosemary Taylor. The slayings are the first recorded in Johns Creek since it was incorporated in 2006, Taylor said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-02-04/4-people-including-2-children-found
1,500 evacuated after leak

...said. No injuries were reported and there were no workers inside the equipment building where the leak occurred, city spokeswoman Lyn Garris said. An alarm on an electronic monitor signaled the leak at about 4:30 a.m., and it was stopped...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/16/met_147684.shtml
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Drought could cause ban on fireworks for July 4th

...In Roswell, the city council will cancel the holiday fireworks display next Friday if there is no rain by then, city spokeswoman Julie Brechbill said. Some other cities are also waiting on the weather before making a final decision. "I'm...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/06/09/met_131600.shtml
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City manager gets go-ahead for NBA negotiations

...permission to negotiate an arena lease with the league at a marathon City Council meeting that ended early Tuesday. City spokeswoman Julie Hill said the city hoped to open negotiations with the league within two to three weeks, though Syfert had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/24/nba_349501.shtml
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SC cops fired for comments

...about the theft of his police handgun from his truck.Repec headed the investigations division.The statement from city spokeswoman Nicole Aiello did not provide details. Mayor Marilyn Hatley said the City Council stands by the decision by city...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-02-05/sc-cops-fired-comments
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10,000 turn out for Aiken Lobster Race

...has grown into the biggest street festival in Aiken and earned the unofficial title of the biggest reunion in the city, spokeswoman Kara Flanders said.After 29 years, it's becoming a generational event."Now we've got grandparents bringing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/aiken/2012-05-04/10000-turn-out-aiken-lobster-
Across South Carolina

...perished have received about $640,000 to $775,000 each from workers' compensation and from a public fund, city spokeswoman Barbara Vaughn said Friday. Last year, 12 of the 30 original lawsuit defendants settled for an additional $5...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/01/met_542800.shtml
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Across the southeast

...woman was struck by debris as she worked in her yard when the tornado came through shortly before 2 p.m., said city spokeswoman Yvonne Martinez. The tornado left at least 14 homes uninhabitable, including some that had been repaired after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/28/met_445480.shtml
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Across South Carolina

...Safety Director William Bailey reported his .40-caliber handgun was taken from his truck overnight on Dec. 20. City spokeswoman Nicole Aiello says Bailey must reimburse the city for the gun. He valued it at $500 in the report by Horry County...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/31/met_561433.shtml
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Resort residents question city's story on fire

...31 Task Force briefing (in May) indicating that they had never seen a fire react the way it did that night," city spokeswoman Nicole Aiello said. Forestry officials "were surprised with the speed of the fire and the change in direction that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/03/met_543036.shtml
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