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Georgia, South Carolina authorities to target impaired drivers during Labor Day weekend

Authorities in Georgia and South Carolina are teaming up this weekend to target impaired drivers.
Georgia economic development leader speaks to Augusta chamber members

Georgia Department of Economic Development Commissioner Chris Carr spoke Thursdsay during the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce quarterly economic luncheon.
International travelers, movie fans offer big gains in Georgia's tourism economy

THOMSON - When the Georgia Department of Economic Development spends $1 on marketing to international travelers, it is the biggest bang for that buck.
Red Carpet Tour brings industrial site consultants to Augusta

The Red Carpet Tour, now in its 55th year, switches to site consultants, not business owners, to tout Augusta and state.
Georgia taxpayers billed $12,000 for Gov. Nathan Deal's press flight to Augusta

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal spent more than $12,000 in taxpayer funds to fly members of the media with him to Augusta to survey ice damage.
South Carolina, Georgia troopers boost traffic enforcement

If you're traveling through South Carolina or Georgia this Thanksgiving weekend, expect to see the South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Georgia State Patrol out in full force.
Biofuel facility planned for Sandersville, Ga.

A $60 million wood pellet manufacturing plant is expected to create 35 jobs in Sandersville, Ga.
Tight budgets challenge Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice

Finding good help will be one of the biggest challenges the new commissioner of the Department of Juvenile Justice, Avery Niles, will face with a tight budget, according to his predecessor.
Sandersville YDC business manager arrested

Baldwin County sheriff's deputies have arrested the administrative operations coordinator of the Sandersville regional youth development center in connection with the theft of state funds.
Authorities join forces for July Fourth land, lake patrol

Authorities announced this week that they are joining forces to keep all roads and waterways safe during the Independence Day holiday, which statistics show is one of the deadliest weeks of the year.