Evans woman arrested, charged with carrying gun at Augusta airport

...carrying the gun, Johnson said: "I don't think she remembered a gun was in her bag."According to a statement from TSA spokesperson Mark Howell, firearms may be transported in checked baggage (provided they are in a proper carrying case and unloaded...

Georgia coach Mark Richt believes Todd Gurley will finish season 'with honor'

...interviews were scrapped, which is not common.As far as what Gurley can do to fulfill his community service, an NCAA spokesperson said via email:"Our reinstatement team will work with the school to determine what is appropriate."NCAA president Mark...

Ga. voter list complete, official says

...could still be registered once the applicant responds to questions local officials have about the form.New Georgia Project spokesperson Rep. Stacey Abrams, D-Atlanta, said Monday the lawsuit is still headed for a Friday morning hearing in Fulton County's...

Job recruitment event for new pigments plant well-attended

...33,000 tons of synthetic iron oxide pigments commonly used in coatings, concrete and plastics, according to a company spokesperson.Construction of the plant near the Augusta Regional Airport started in July 2013, nearly two years after it was first...

No Gurley this weekend, Richt says

...week now since Gurley was suspended while the school looked into allegations he was paid for signing memorabilia.An NCAA spokesperson said via e-mail to the Athens Banner-Herald: "Regarding Todd Gurley's eligibility, the NCAA is continuing to work...

Braves' Schuerholz denies GM report

...weighing in on the Royals and the O's in a song?""What's the original line?" Showalter asked.At that point, a spokesperson for Major League Baseball pointed out that Showalter's pregame news conference was being televised live, and it would...

Wrightboro Road reopens after construction causes gas leak

...scene. The leak was caused "by a construction company hitting a service line to a residence," according to fire department spokesperson Dee Griffin.The problem was repaired by 12:25 p.m. Monday and all roads were reopened.

Answer a few questions

...for less service), rather than eliminate waste and duplication?Why does every county agency seem to need an overpaid "spokesperson" to communicate with media? Why not let each agency head speak to media and save salary dollars?What became of the additional...

Augusta Hazmat team responds to 'odor' in Wrens, families examined at hospital

...Augusta Fire Department began investigating a chemical and secured the area, according to a statement from Fire Department spokesperson Dee Griffin.Officials say a resident used an unknown chemical to spray around her house, located on Airport Road in Wrens...

Augusta Commission's Donnie Smith double-dipped during Masters Week, Georgia investigation finds

...responded to messages seeking comment.A second Public Safety investigation involving Smith remains open and ongoing, a spokesperson said.According to the case summary, retired trooper Perry Hobbs initiated the investigation when he reported April 8 that...