New Ellenton Middle School uses murder mystery to teach critical thinking

...Ellenton Middle School pupil Mason Galante said he believed the death of a 56-year-old Aiken County district maintenance worker Larry Cunningham Tuesday morning was no accident.The 12-year-old carefully sketched the scene where Cunningham...

Confederate flags placed near MLK church

...effort to intimidate us in some way, and we will not be intimidated."Atlanta police Officer Gary Wade said a maintenance worker discovered the flags at 6 a.m. Thursday and notified the National Park Service, which operates the Martin Luther...

Worker burned badly in explosion

AIKEN -- An Aiken maintenance worker suffered second- and third-degree burns after a Monday...with burns to his face, arms and hands. Mr. Dunbar is a maintenance worker with the company, not one of the experienced welders, said...

Suspect admits drilling in ceiling

A Richmond County maintenance worker facing peeping Tom charges admitted to drilling two holes...administrative leave while his case is reviewed. Mr. Merriweather, a maintenance worker for more than 20 years, is currently out of jail on bond...

Across the area

Power line hurts maintenance man A maintenance worker doing electrical work at Thermal Ceramics on Thursday afternoon was shocked when he hit an electrical line, officials said. The...

City recreation employee Melinda Pearson fights back over demotion

...Beck was fired, isn't taking her demotion to maintenance worker sitting down.At the end of Monday's Augusta...be demoted for her involvement in the incident to maintenance worker II, an hourly position with a salary of $30...

Across Georgia

...daughter, her 4-year-old son and her 10-year-old son.Police said the family's bodies were discovered by a maintenance worker and the Cobb County Medical Examiner's Office is conducting autopsies to determine their manners and causes of...

Investigation finds employees wasting time on the job

...her for four comp days she supposedly was not entitled to. She was accused of stealing time and was demoted to maintenance worker, effectively ending her more than 30-year career in county government.Since then, both she and Beck have sued...

Schools urged to get back to basics in technical education

...trades, Geor gia's shortages would be solved like that and these kids would have well-paying jobs."General maintenance worker Jeffery Key, who has spent 12 years repairing facilities in Fort Gordon, said he wished he'd had the opportunity...

Rants & Raves

...people. Mind your own business and leaves everyone else's alone. I WOULD LIKE TO know how in the world does a maintenance worker get to use a walker to do his job when others with similar conditions were asked to leave? OBAMA SEEMS TO FIND...