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Home Depot fires SUV dad

...ATLANTA - The Home Depot says it has fired a Georgia man who faces a murder charge in his son's death in a hot SUV. Company spokeswoman Catherine Woodling confirmed Thursday that Justin Ross Harris no longer works for the company but wouldn't say when he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-11/home-depot-fires-suv-dad
PayPal to refund donors in Georgia hot car case

...give refunds to people who donated to a fundraising campaign for a Georgia family whose toddler died in a hot car.PayPal spokeswoman Adriana Higuera tells The Associated Press the company will soon be issuing refunds to customers who used PayPal to donate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-11/paypal-ro-refund-donors-georg
Wife in Georgia hot car death case has retained a criminal defense attorney

...where a total of more than $22,000 was given, PayPal spokeswoman Adriana Higuera said in a Thursday statement. YouCaring...moved to Georgia in 2012 to work for Home Depot.Home Depot spokeswoman Catherine Woodling confirmed Thursday that Harris no longer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-11/wife-georgia-hot-car-death-ca
Officials say Georgia man posed as airline worker to get free travel

...uncovered this fraudulent scheme and brought this matter to law enforcement for further investigation," said Sharon Jones, a spokeswoman for the airline.Investigators believe that Myers fraudulently booked hundreds of flights and used other airlines too...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-11/officials-say-georgia-man-pos
Augusta man dies by lethal injection

...insert another in his chest. "These families have been suffering for 25 years," said Nora Moye, a protester who also is a spokeswoman for the human rights group Amnesty International. "But as much as they're suffering, after tonight they'll still be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/07/met_324670.shtml
Police reconstruct toddler's last hours

...drugged his son on June 18 before leaving him in his 2011 Hyundai Tuscon for more than seven hours. Neither Cobb police or a spokeswoman for the D.A. would confirm the report.Harris, 33, contends he forgot his son was inside the vehicle. But police...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-10/police-reconstruct-toddlers-
Augusta homeowner's insurance claims from ice storm continue

...Groce, a spokesman for Allstate Insurance, said the company has closed 99 percent of the claims from the storm.Nationwide spokeswoman Elizabeth Stelzer said her company has closed 98 percent of the 829 storm claims.Gambill's insurer, State Farm, reported...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-09/augusta-homeowners-insurance-
Summer demands blood donations

...by somebody else's generosity."Type -negative blood is among the most sought-after type, but American Red Cross spokeswoman Krystal Overmyer said it accepts any type."Each day, the South Carolina blood region needs approximately 500 donors to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-09/summer-demands-blood-donatio
3 hurt in SC prison fight

...crews were called to Lieber Correctional Institution in Ridgeland around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday.Corrections Department spokeswoman Stephanie Givens said in a statement that the lockdown at the maximum security prison was lifted around 3 a.m. today...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-09/3-hurt-sc-prison-fight
Pardon Our Mess: Traffic congestion on Bobby Jones Expressway

...and heavy equipment in the roadway.WHO'S RESPONSIBLE: The Georgia Department of TransportationACTION PROMISED: DOT spokeswoman Cissy McNure said the congestion is likely the result of an ongoing widening project to relieve traffic on Bobby Jones Expressway...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-06/pardon-our-mess-traffic-cong