Columbia County sheriff will request revision to pawn shop law

...primarily for the pawn industry."Whittle said there is a well-established history of criminals abusing the pawn shop business model to move stolen goods. That is where the law needs to focus, he said."We never intended it to include car dealerships or...

Stand-alone gadget can be preferable to all-in-one device

...phone.Apple just updated all three iPod models, but only the iPod Touch changed significantly...with you. The high-end Fitbit Surge model comes with GPS, as does Sony's SmartWatch...terms in a novel.The $119 Paperwhite model will be adequate for most people. The...

Auto recalls

...deploying in a crash.The problem with the air bag control computer model affects some 2008 Accords. The defect causes the air bag status...covers F-650 and F-750 trucks from the 2011, 2013 and 2015 model years that were built in Mexico from Feb. 14, 2011, through...

What Is It?

Did you recognize last week's 1963 Chrysler Turbine Car, and do you know the make, model and year of this week's car?

Georgia Division of Family and Child Services Director shares "blueprint" for future of child welfare

...Reform Council.The plan includes the adoption of a new practice model to ensure the safety of Georgia's children while providing...family assessments," he said.Cagle said the new practice model centers around solution-based casework, which provides the...

Georgia pediatricians form network

...That's known as a "value-based'' model.At first, the Georgia network will seek...organization in Columbus, Ohio, as a model. Nationwide Children's Hospital in that...consultant with DHG Healthcare, says that model "is appealing to physicians and hospitals...

Grovetown hopes stability will breed success

Among the Region 2-AAAAA schools in Columbia County, in 2015, Grovetown is the model of stability.While other schools have changed coaches or seen their rosters overhauled, the Warriors enter with the same coach...

Legal showdown looms over NCAA's ban on paying student-athletes

...competition can co-exist.The NCAA says its model sets a level playing field among schools and their teams. But its business model requires collusion, and critics have...this is completely in opposition to any model of college sports as we've ever known...

Georgia DFCS director to host town hall meeting in Augusta

...Blueprint for Change."The meeting, scheduled for 5:30 p.m. at 823 Telfair St., will cover the department's new practice model and discuss how its workforce development should affect families statewide. Stephanie Blank, chairwoman of the Governor's...

IndyCar driver Justin Wilson dies a day after suffering head injuries

...in Allentown, Pa."Can't even begin to describe the loss I feel right now. He was my Brother, my best friend, my role model and mentor. He was a champion!" his younger brother, Stefan, also an IndyCar driver, tweeted. Stefan Wilson said his...