Harvey Baker

GLOVERVILLE, S.C. - Mr. Harvey Franklin Burt Baker, age 78, of Gloverville, S.C. loving husband for 51 years to Constance Connie Boynton Baker, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, August 1, 2013 at his residence. In addition to his wife, he is

Rudolph Dixon Sr.

...Instructor in the US Army Signal School at Ft. Gordon until retiring in 1993 and a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers LU 1579 for 59 years. He was a member of Crawford Ave. Baptist Church for 62 years where he was...

IBEW training facility is nearly complete

Construction on an additional 12,000 square feet of space at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 1579 on Reynolds Street, to be used for educational programs, is almost complete. Officials are tentatively planning...

Silas says community service is cornerstone of campaign for sheriff

...after graduating from Butler High School in 1986."I worked there for about eight months, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers called and said, 'We are going to offer you a job,' " Silas said. "They paid for all my schooling...

Practically human: Can smart machines do your job?

Big Data and cloud computing empower smart machines to do human work, take human jobs.

Union celebrates 60th anniversary

About 250 people gathered at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers' Local Union 1579 building on Reynolds Street on Saturday to celebrate the local union's 60th anniversary. "We began with...

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Blue-collar associate's degree

At Gold Mech Inc. on Broad Street, half a dozen employees gather around a table to get a quick seminar on harness safety. It is dark outside, and the front door has been locked.

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Halloween, Election Day make for a spooky combination

Here it is Halloween and two days before the election. I don't know which is spookier. Politicians are promising us treats, but will give us tricks and taxes. They'll promise us skeleton budgets that don't have a ghost of a chance.

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Electrical workers plan downtown expansion

...two-story expansion to the back of its Reynolds Street building.Officials for Local 1579 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers want to use it to train more apprentices for jobs it expects at Plant Vogtle and Savannah River Site...

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Unions condemn trade plan

...the secretary and treasurer of the Georgia AFL-CIO, speaking at a news conference at Augusta's International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers headquarters. President Bush has pushed for trade-promotion authority since taking office this...