Thanksgiving holiday puts hectic load on our newspaper

Thanksgiving is the second-busiest newspaper week of the year - after Masters, of course. The annual midweek holiday and the giant paper stuffed with sales circulars present logistical opportunities for each department.

Students complete inaugural program to prepare skilled workers for construction

...for an apprenticeship at Plant Vogtle."It was a waiting game. You have to be real patient," he said. "It feels like a load off my shoulders."La Luz was one of 16 graduates from the diploma program, a joint-effort created by Georgia Power and...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Jones sings holiday tune; fiddler O'Connor to perform

...and their talented crew filmed all afternoon different train loads of "deceased" men, women and children bound for glory with...from Atlanta for the video shoot.I was in the second train load being filmed at Bryton Entertainment's studio in North Augusta...

Paine College is rebuilding music program

...in it because they are dedicated to singing, he said, but it's difficult for many of them because they carry full course loads and either work or raise families."But we have some amazingly dedicated students here," Woodson said. "We've had students...

Southeastern Conference running backs are a heavy load this season on some teams

...Auburn's Ben Tate, South Carolina's Marcus Lattimore, Mississippi State's Vick Ballard and Anthony Dixon also were a load to handle in college."Watching from afar, I always thought the SEC had big backs," Vanderbilt coach Derek Mason said...

Bond set for Augusta man facing drug trafficking charges

An Augusta man accused of receiving a hefty load of drugs by mail was granted a $50,000 bond Friday.Cecil Ray Hodge, 54, was targeted by Richmond County Sheriff's narcotics...

Sluggish Illini get past Eagles in season opener

...and a pair assists helped finally put away an Eagles team that, for most of the night, refused to go away."Ray Rice is a load," Georgia Southern coach Mark Byington said. "I was nervous coming into the game about how we're going to guard him. And...

Todd Gurley set to return in key game for Georgia

...career-best four touchdown passes in the victory over Kentucky. Gurley and Chubb will surely carry the bulk of the offensive load Saturday, but Mason will be looking for chances to burn the vulnerable Auburn secondary.SPECIAL TEAMS: In a game that appears...

Deshaun Watson's return bodes well for Clemson

...receiving payment for autographs, Georgia's rushing offense didn't miss much of a step with Nick Chubb carrying the bulk of the load.The Tigers, however, were not the same without their playmaker. Clemson had averaged more than 40 points in the first five...

Richmond County Sheriff's Office adds radio channels to lower response times

...911 Center got approval for five new dispatcher positions, which will further alleviate the sometimes "overwhelming" work load dispatchers were reporting.Earlier this year, the sheriff's office switched to a zone system in an attempt to quicken response...