Ga. couple stole from youth group, cops say

...Sherry Hawkes, an accountant in the Carl Vinson Institute of Government, was fired Monday, while her husband, a maintenance worker at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education, is on administrative leave while his case is reviewed, a spokesman...

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...

Fast-food protests return amid push for wage increase

...working but a manager and other employees kept the restaurant open.Julius Waters, a 29-year-old McDonald's maintenance worker who was among the protesters, said it's hard making ends meet on his wage of $7.40 an hour."I need a better...

H. Ware Mathis

...receive friends after the service at the church. Mr. Mathis was a native of Edgefield County and was a retired land maintenance worker. Survivors include 1 daughter- Pam Esther; 6 Sisters- Miriam Morgan, Bettie Martin Wash, Ellie Miller, Alleen...

Seattle Wheel returns to Columbia County Fair

...regular old Ferris wheel. It's got a lot of history behind it and it's a unique design."But in May 2011, a maintenance worker took the wheel apart and reconnected a cable incorrectly. The cable came loose, knocked the worker off scaffolding...

Mills project doesn't have much in common with Voyage of Discovery

...time card that indicated she had worked four days she had actually taken off as comp time. Pearson was demoted to maintenance worker on grounds that, as an exempt (salaried) employee, she was ineligible for comp time.City officials claimed...

Officials investigating death at DSM Chemicals plant in Augusta

Local and federal agencies are investigating the death of a contract maintenance worker who was electrocuted Tuesday at the DSM Chemicals plant in Augusta.Gold Cross Ambulance Service was called to the plant at 1...