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Chop shop arrest ends in lesser charge

...charge of making a false statement.Smalley faced the more serious charges for taking a 2004 Dodge vehicle to sell as scrap metal in September 2014. The paperwork said the vehicle was a 1999 Dodge. The change in dates circumvented the law that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-09-08/chop-shop-arrest-ends-
Smelly train stinks up Spartanburg

...S.C. - Officials say smelly scrap metal oil is to blame for a foul odor...smell came from smoldering oil from scrap metal inside the train.Ray Sarmento...the company that operates the scrap metal recycling plant that was transporting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-23/smelly-train-stinks-spartanbu
Mexican vochos valued by collectors

...Volkswagen Beetle taxis in 2012, it shipped most of the aging cars, known as vochos, to junkyards to be turned into scrap metal.But some of the Beetles, both former taxis and private cars, have found a second life in the hands of enthusiasts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-09-03/mexican-vochos-valued-collect
Air-conditioning units stolen from Augusta homes during heat wave

...reports have been filed about stolen window units."I think it's safe to say these units aren't being sold for scrap metal," Richmond County Lt. Allan Rollins said. "It's been an extremely hot summer, and people seem to be doing whatever...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-23/air-conditioning-units
Savannah River Site recycles 568 tons of materials, precious metals worth $1.4 million

...Nuclear Solutions recycled 568 tons of electronics, scrap metal, fluorescent tubes and other items in fiscal 2014...115,000 pounds of electronics? 970,000 pounds of scrap metal? 13,000 pounds of spent ammunition shell casings? 50...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-19/savannah-river-site-recycles-
State lacks funds to replace historical markers

...being moved because of road construction, stolen for scrap metal, removed by the property owner or stolen by someone...cast aluminum, "which does not hold much value" as scrap metal."It's not like they're coated in bronze or silver...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-27/state-lacks-funds-replace-his
Investigator glad he changed careers

...County kids."I tell them education is everything," Rod ri guez said. "You don't want to live everyday selling scrap metal to make ends meet."After the police academy, Rodriguez worked as a deputy for about seven years before becoming...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-17/investigator-glad-he-c
Four Burke County men suspected in multiple thefts

...Campbell, 26, of Sardis, and Gabriel Bailey, 19, of Waynesboro. Police said the two were caught loading stolen scrap metal onto a trailer that had been reported stolen from Jenkins County. Campbell, 26, of Sardis, had a criminal history...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-03-07/four-burke-county-men-
Democratic candidate for governor stresses innovation during Richmond County Technical Career Magnet School tour

...projects and clubs. The senator was particularly interested in two battery powered vehicles built by school students from scrap metal, saying it represented a creative way for educators to "make school work relevant to students ... and help their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-08-13/carter-democra
Augusta's ties to Ebola-stricken Liberia date back to 1836

...in the 1980s and 1990s, looters toppled the statue of Tubman on the University of Liberia grounds, beheading it for scrap metal. An eternal flame at Tubman's grave was also put out.Although the civil wars are over, the country is now dealing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-10-25/augustas-ties-ebola-stri