Official: No McDuffie County equipment seized during EMS raid

...Department of Homeland Security's unannounced search last week of McDuffie County's Emergency Medical Service, but a local official said Tuesday that agents seized no county equipment from the Thomson office.However, McDuffie County Manager David...

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AUGUSTAUS Airways cuts two local flights A local official for US Airways Express said the carrier has no plans to leave Augusta Regional Airport but is scaling down operations as a result...

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University of Georgia extension cuts not likely to affect Augusta programs

...within University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service aren't expected to diminish Augusta-area programs, a local official said."At this point, it looks like it will not affect Richmond County, and Columbia County is fully staffed with...

State to provide flag at officials' funerals

...sponsored by Rep. Earnestine Howard, D-Augusta, would provide a state flag for the funeral of any state or local official elected to an office created by the state constitution. That official's estate would get the flag after the funeral...

Amendment to boot Ga. tax cheats from office bogs down in committee

...proposal hit a snag over ensuring that it covered every possible situation that could inadvertently trip up a state or local official, such as a former business partner who stole the tax money instead of paying it."We certainly don't want anyone...

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Report: Charlotte gets Hall of Fame

...we're hearing Charlotte got the nod. Maybe two weeks from now the rumor will be Daytona," said George Mirabal, the local official in Daytona Beach working to bring the hall of fame to NASCAR's birthplace. The Charlotte Observer, citing three...

Editorial blasting GBI is unfair, patently false

...court judge, a sheriff or a chief of police. The GBI is frequently contacted by Georgia citizens claiming that some local official in this state is corrupt. In every instance, we refer them to their district attorney. The GBI has no authority...

Olympic champ's deadly fall leaves mystery behind

...Kiraithe said.Police Commissioner Mathew Iteere also said initial reports indicated Wanjiru killed himself, but a local official offered a different account."Wanjiru came home with another woman friend at around 11:30 p.m., and then when...

Across Georgia

...Perry was linked to the killing in an FBI affidavit he gave to officers after his arrest. Child porn inquiry on local official ongoing DARIEN --- The McIntosh County Sheriff's Department is awaiting word from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation...

IRS will ask some working poor to prove they qualify for tax credit

...school records, or an affidavit from an employer, landlord, school official, child care provider, cleric or other local official. Critics say it can be extremely difficult to obtain public records or to find someone willing to submit a legal...