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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-
IRS Public Auction 11:00 am 06/25/2014 At Rear side of 200 Cessna ...

...Airplane, Union shipping container with contents, JCB 1400 Loader, logging tractor, approx 7 tire changing machines, scrap metal, Ryster fork lift, motorcycle trailer, Haulmark enclosed trailer, Polaris Sportsman ATV, misc lot of approx 25...

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PSC staff calls for no electricity rate hike

...jobs elsewhere.Smith recommended 29 adjustments in how the company does its accounting. They include budgeting its scrap-metal sales, how it accounts for contracts with its sister companies and unbudgeted tax refunds. He said the company is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-11-05/psc-staff-calls-electricit
Fewer vehicle thefts reported in 2013

...thief has a ride to the other side of town. Those are the quickest to recover."The vehicles are sometimes sold for scrap metal, Dixon said. One Richmond County incident report shows that a 1994 Pontiac Grand Prix was stolen from a house and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-07-17/fewer-vehicle-thefts-r
Wet conditions expand mosquito population

...in to the county's 3-1-1 line recently include water-filled tires, unattended swimming pools and areas where scrap metal in a junkyard holds enough water to harbor mosquito larvae.Across much of Georgia, a banner year of wet weather is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-07-23/wet-conditions-expand-mosquit
Questions surround Augusta's missing William Makepeace Thackeray historical marker

...reporters began asking around.Had the plaque ? probably containing more than 100 pounds of metal ? been stolen by scrap metal thieves hoping to convert it to cash? The Richmond County Sheriff's Office had no reports or knowledge of such...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-22/questions-surround-augustas-m
Rants & Raves

...AZZIZ, WE WILL still call it MCG like we call Clarks Hill.I DON'T THINK metal thefts have declined at all. My scrap metal pile has been taken, but a single person took the Pontiac name plate off my vintage Safari station wagon, and that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-08-13/rants-raves
Sibley Mill cleanup to be focus of Nov. 8 hearing

...pesticide residue from basement areas. Workers also tore out old pipelines and cut apart steel caustic tanks to be sold for scrap metal.Other phases of cleanup and stabilization will occur as money becomes available.For more information on the hearing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-10-31/sibley-mill-cleanup-be-focus-
Fire erupts at Wrens storage tank

...able to put it completely out," Peebles said.Peebles said he thought the contractors were cutting up the tank to scrap metal."Nobody was injured," he said, adding he had not been certain what was in the tank or what had been stored in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-05-03/fire-erupts-wrens-storage-tan