Don't allow another priceless piece of Augusta's history to be destroyed

...tremendous potential for the economic development of the entire community.This should not be a strange concept to our local officials. Haven't they witnessed the remarkable progress of our neighbors ? Charleston, S.C., and Savannah ? who have...

US, Canada unveil rules targeting oil train safety

...surge in the Bakken.The Obama administration has been under intense pressure from Congress as well as from state and local officials to ensure the safety of oil trains that traverse the country after leaving the Bakken region. To get to refineries...

Another victory for choice

...state-approved charter school in Clayton County obstructed by local officials through needless business-license and building-inspection...were so pronounced that "a local judge blasted the local officials for their actions to keep the school from opening...

'Cathedral of golf' helps showcase state to business prospects

...Governor's Mansion in Atlanta. It will head back to Atlanta on Friday and return for another Masters round on Saturday.Local officials spoke to the tourin the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce tent set near Magnolia Lane."Sixty percent of the world's...

Georgia working to convince Volvo to build plant here

...Technical College System of Georgia and former public-affairs director for the Department of Economic Development. Many local officials are either truly in the dark or just very good at keeping secrets. "I think that would be a great boost to the economy...

Take notice

...advertising is trusting public officials to police themselves ? something they generally have a poor record of doing. Some local officials recently interviewed by the Rome News-Tribune said if the law passed they likely would continue to print some notices...

Bill would let local officials change notice posting

ATLANTA - Sheriffs, cities, counties and school boards would no longer have to buy newspaper ads to post required notices under legislation moving its way through the Senate. But critics say the change would reduce transparency.

Area Announcements

...contact Kayle King at (706) 722-8326 ext. 239.Tennis? The United States Tennis Association is in need of local officials. One day classes start Saturday, from 8 a.m.-noon. Call (706) 821-1600 and ask for Karen, or e-mail kard...

Area Announcements

...706) 650- 6040 ext. 150 or gblack@ccboe.net.Tennis? The United States Tennis Association is in need of local officials. One day classes start Feb. 28, from 8 a.m.-noon. Call (706) 821-1600 and ask for Karen, or e-mail kard...

Columbia County opens police training center

...Office training facilities just keep getting bigger and, officials say, better.Sheriff Clay Whittle and other local officials cut the ribbon Friday at the grand opening of the department's training complex in Appling."This place is a huge...