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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
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
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-
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
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
Last Fort Discovery exhibit torn down for scrap metal

The 72-foot structure that stood for almost 15 years as a monument to science education became a pile of scrap metal Tuesday.A demolition crew began taking down the towering red "torsional wave," which stood off Reynolds Street at the gateway...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-06-05/last-fort-discovery-exhibit-